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Modifying Fixed - zero Cleats for minimal float.

Old 04-18-10, 11:03 AM
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Modifying Fixed - zero Cleats for minimal float.

I have zero float cleats (look keo) and would like to have a few degrees of float, but find 4.5degrees (grey cleats) to be a bit much.

Is there a way to dremel out a part of the cleats to create a minor amount of float, say 2-3 degrees? Also I forget if the 4.5 degrees of float advertised is 4.5 degrees overall or 4.5 to the left and 4.5 to the right. Thanks.
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Old 04-18-10, 12:38 PM
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bad idea.
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Old 04-18-10, 01:51 PM
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Why would you say it's a bad idea. Also what is the difference, structually, between cleats with float and no float?
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You should just buy the grey cleats.
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No idea if it would work, but you could buy a pair of grey cleats and compare them. As long as you don't mess them up, you could always sell them on ebay for most of your cost.

Otherwise, get Speedplay Zeros.
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There doesn't seem to be any difference in the cleats to me. It's probably a few micrometers shaved off somewhere. I'm happy with the grays but if someone can figure out an easy, safe way to add a teensy bit of float to the blacks I'm interested.
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Old 04-19-10, 12:13 PM
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4.5º is too much? That seems like hardly any. Mine are 15º or 20º, i think.
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