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Getting out of Look Pedals??

Old 06-03-04, 08:31 PM
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Getting out of Look Pedals??

I recently put a set of Look PP-396 pedals on my bike and I really like them most of the time. I find the larger cleat gives a more comfortable platform, but and it is a big but, I find they are really hard to get out of. It is a breeze getting in (once you get the hang of tilting them up so your foot goes on the top of them.

I have the release tension set as low as it will go and I still find I have to give a real snap to get my foot out. I find it a bit anxiety provoking and I end up unclipping one foot long before I used to with my SPD pedals.

Any suggestions or ideas??

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I have the same model pedals. At first, I had trouble getting out of the pedals. The following approach works very well for me. At the top of the pedal stroke (12 o'clock position), I turn my foot slightly inward and up followed by a twist out. This works without the need to apply a lot of power to your foot.
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Are you sure you have the tension set at it's lowest setting? It's the screw adjustment on top of the pedal.
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Originally Posted by RonH
Are you sure you have the tension set at it's lowest setting? It's the screw adjustment on top of the pedal.
Yep! All the way to the negative side on both pedles!
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