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Old 11-04-11, 06:18 PM
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Sidi Speedplay

seen this in Bicycling yesterday.
Northwave has got something cooking with Speedplay also!


https://www.bikerumor.com/2011/09/16/...es-on-ergo-t3/
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Old 11-04-11, 06:29 PM
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What's a Sidi Speedplay?
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Luv the question :-)

Saw that article as well. Heve used Speedplay for years with the shims, etc. As luck would have it, I bought a new pair of Shimano shoes 2 weeks before the announcement. Next pair of road shoes will be Speedplay compatibe. I sure don't plan on changing to another pedal.
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Sweet - a couple weeks ago, one of my 3-to-4 hole adapters broke on me (in the middle of a ride)... aaaannnd I've been wanting some native 4-hole shoes, anyway.
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Have you seen the ridiculous price of the new Ergo 3 Speedplay shoes? $500!
I mean, really.....
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^^^It's a pro shoe. Deal with it. The issue is that manufacturers are catering to the professionals that use that pedal. I would be very surprised if they make a special shoe for one pedal system at a lower price point because there's already a solution there....use the shim.
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^^^Yup!

Don't get what the big problem is?? I use the aluminum extender plate on my Sidis and I personally like it. Makes for a more ridged platform and makes swapping cleats a breeze, you're only concerned with side-side position...
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The new shoes are great. I had ergo 2's and upgraded to the 3's. If you don't run speedplays, save the money. If you do, and the money won't hurt, the 3's are better. The shoe is lighter and the sole feels stiffer, but just as comfortable.

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OK, there seems to be a big platform of carbon on the soul as compared to the 3-hole design. They say you save ?? grams on the shims but what does the extra carbon weigh?

I use Speedplay but I don't remember this on Lakes or other 4-hole designs. Am I seeing this correctly?
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Please, there are other shoes that are "pro"-worthy with Speedplay-specific soles that comes in significantly less than the Ergo 3.
Also, the price is the same for the 3 hole Ergo 3 shoe.
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Originally Posted by mutantdunk View Post
OK, there seems to be a big platform of carbon on the soul as compared to the 3-hole design. They say you save ?? grams on the shims but what does the extra carbon weigh?

I use Speedplay but I don't remember this on Lakes or other 4-hole designs. Am I seeing this correctly?
Oh I see now. They're getting rid of the adapter AND the shims. Now you probably only need the aluminum carbon sole protector.
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Originally Posted by mutantdunk View Post
OK, there seems to be a big platform of carbon on the soul as compared to the 3-hole design. They say you save ?? grams on the shims but what does the extra carbon weigh?

I use Speedplay but I don't remember this on Lakes or other 4-hole designs. Am I seeing this correctly?
If you use SP, you know that the 4-hole mount area needs to be flat, which is why there are multiple shims included - some shoes have more sole curvature than others and, if that's the case, they'll need more material to make that area flat. Also, I think that I'll take the strength-to-weight ration of carbon over plastic, any day.

edit - oh well, you ninja'd me, yourself.
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Speedplay/Sidi

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The new shoes are great.
I had ergo 2's and upgraded to the 3's.
If you don't run speedplays, save the money.
If you do, and the money won't hurt, the 3's are better.
The shoe is lighter and the sole feels stiffer, but just as comfortable.

sweet!

do have the cleat centered over the ball of your foot?
looks like sidi should have moved the mounting area back a schoshe?
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That photo is not my current postion. I had just mounted the cleats. I moved them up 1/2" or so for my early rides. I've only have a couple hundred miles on them so still dialing in the cleat position I like best. They've allowed quite a bit more room to slide the cleat back. Before, I was back as far as I could go in a three hole. Now, you have a lot of room.


Even with the larger carbon platform, the shoes are 38 grams lighter than the ergo 2's, and this is before the speedplay platform and shim weight savings.
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Old 11-06-11, 07:44 AM
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Why are they only white? They should come in black.
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The issues is that the manufacturers are gouging.

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^^^It's a pro shoe. Deal with it. The issue is that manufacturers are catering to the professionals that use that pedal. I would be very surprised if they make a special shoe for one pedal system at a lower price point because there's already a solution there....use the shim.
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Old 11-07-11, 05:03 AM
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They're raising the bar on gouging. I did see that shoe for 330 something.........
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Northwave



https://www.cyclingnews.com/features/...pedal-round-up
https://www.northwave.com/usa/shoes_d...atid=1&area=1#

those Sidi's are around the same price as the new Lake CX331 Speedplays & DMT's.
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Can you point me to where the Sidi Ergo 3 is the same price as the DMT Prisma ($350...$250 on sale)?
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Originally Posted by rippin View Post
can you point me to where the sidi ergo 3 is the same price as the dmt prisma ($350...$250 on sale)?
msrp.
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Uh, can you elaborate a bit more? Who's listed the Sidi Ergo 3 MSRP at $350?
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https://www.xxcycle.com/php/boutique/...action=ajouter


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Thanks, wheeleasy for the link.
That price brings it in line with the other shoes on the market. Hopefully other (NA) retails will follow suit so folks won't have to import the shoes from France.
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I paid $330 from all 4 cycling.
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Originally Posted by Soil_Sampler View Post


https://www.cyclingnews.com/features/...pedal-round-up
https://www.northwave.com/usa/shoes_d...atid=1&area=1#

those Sidi's are around the same price as the new Lake CX331 Speedplays & DMT's.
So how does that work if it still only has 3 holes unlike the Sidis shown above. No, I didn't click the links. IMHO I really like the DMTs but they are hard to find in my area (I need to see them and try them on).
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