Go Back  Bike Forums > Bike Forums > Road Cycling
Reload this Page >

"Play Adjusting Pad" on KEO Cleats

Notices
Road Cycling It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle. -- Ernest Hemingway

"Play Adjusting Pad" on KEO Cleats

Old 09-08-13, 11:34 AM
  #1  
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 275
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 33 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 1 Time in 1 Post
"Play Adjusting Pad" on KEO Cleats

I don't understand how this oval rubber pad does anything.
How do it stop any play when you already have the three contact points screwed into the shoe
kenshireen is offline  
Old 09-08-13, 01:43 PM
  #2  
Artificial Member
 
ahsposo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Cyberspace
Posts: 7,162

Bikes: Retrospec Judd, Dahon Boardwalk, Specialized Langster

Mentioned: 31 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6681 Post(s)
Liked 5,389 Times in 3,163 Posts
Huh?



If you're referring to the gray oval in the center of the cleat that's a cover for the memory screw. After you get the right position for your cleat some shoes (like Sidi for example) have a provision for you to mount a bolt that records the position of your cleat, making cleat replacement easy.

If by "play" you mean how much your foot can move around (generally referred to as float) that is determined by the pedal's color. There are three colors of cleat and each has a predetermined amount of float.

Here's a link to Looks cleat area on their website: https://www.lookcycle.com/en/us/route/cales.html
__________________
ahsposo is offline  
Old 09-08-13, 02:26 PM
  #3  
Senior Member
 
Looigi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 8,951
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 14 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 12 Times in 11 Posts
It's fairly hard rubber and presses against the top of the pedal when clipped in so that the cleat can't "rattle" against the pedal. The manual says to use it whether or not you use the central position memory screw.
Looigi is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
WesMorrison
General Cycling Discussion
30
08-03-14 08:30 AM
WonderMonkey
Bicycle Mechanics
12
05-08-14 08:39 PM
NoviceJohn
Road Cycling
7
12-02-13 12:41 AM
makoti
General Cycling Discussion
0
11-29-12 11:31 AM
Danielle
Road Cycling
5
07-09-10 11:12 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service -

Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.