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2 differenet Keo cleats

Old 02-17-09, 06:16 PM
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2 differenet Keo cleats

I bought a pack of cleats the other day and when I opened them I see that there are to different types in there. I have noticed before that the very earliest Keo cleats where a little narrower than The newer ones. They seem to have changed them around the beginning of 06. The manufacture date on each one is 08/05 and the other 01/06. This is going to make positioning the cleats almost impossible. With these fixed position cleats if I don't position them EXACTLY the same on each side it really messes with my pedal stoke and causes knee pain. I e-mailed Look 2 days ago and still no answer, so I guess I will have to return them. I bought them from the shop I supposedly still work at and they will likely butt **** me if I come back with an opened back of cleats.

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Old 02-17-09, 06:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Cdy291 View Post
I guess I will have to return them. I bought them from the shop I supposedly still work at and they will likely butt **** me if I come back with an opened back of cleats.
That is a harsh return policy, but you have to turn a profit somehow in this economy.
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That is a harsh return policy, but you have to turn a profit somehow in this economy.
no **** - find another LBS, pronto!
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I don't see how it being a little thicker in that area is going to affect anything. Your feet and legs are not exactly the same length so your cleats shouldn't be in exactly the same position anyways. If your having that much problems you should switch to cleats with some float and have it done professionally. I never had problems but noticed an improvement when I had my cleats aligned during a fit. Best of luck returning them and please don't post any pictures of it
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no **** - find another LBS, pronto!
Did you even bother to read what I wrote, its not extactly like I would wan't to go looking for another bike shop to buy from.

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Best of luck returning them and please don't post any pictures of it
What in the hell was wrong with me showing you a picture?
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Originally Posted by Cdy291 View Post
Did you even bother to read what I wrote, its not extactly like I would wan't to go looking for another bike shop to buy from.



What in the hell was wrong with me showing you a picture?
Pictures of you returning them.
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Originally Posted by clausen View Post
Pictures of you returning them.
Just for that I am going to take pictures of the whole trip their and back.
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I bet the mounting locations are exactly the same when measured from center. I don't see how the extra material on the edges will make a difference.
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I have never tried to measure with a tape or anything when installing then, I just use the marking on the bottom of my shoes which would be affected by the extra width. I guess I could try it by measuring from certain points at the edges of each shoe.
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I have never tried to measure with a tape or anything when installing then, I just use the marking on the bottom of my shoes which would be affected by the extra width .
I painted an outline around my cleats as well. I can see the PIA factor. Just use the marks from the screws on the old cleats as a guide.
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That just gave me a great idea. If I can trace those square shaped openings where the bolts go on the ones I have on my shoes now then I can use that to help align my new ones. I know those aren't any different.
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Why not just get a set of replacement cleats for $15?
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Because I am on such a tight budget that if I spent $13 on some new cleats I would just have to do without something else.
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Originally Posted by Cdy291 View Post
Did you even bother to read what I wrote, its not extactly like I would wan't to go looking for another bike shop to buy from.



What in the hell was wrong with me showing you a picture?
I think he was referring to the "butt raping" joke.
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