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

want to go clipless

Old 10-26-00, 05:38 PM
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I ride a single speed road bike and want to go clipless. Wondering where to start.
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Old 10-28-00, 02:39 PM
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I have toe clips on my bike right now. I have pretty good balance and I'm able to track stand through most lights. I am wondering what brand of clipless pedals is of high quality and is reasonably priced. thanks.
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I've been riding clipless for a couple of years and wouldn't go back. A couple of things you might want to consider though are a double sided pedal (some can only be clipped in on one side of the pedal), as they are a lot easier to get clipped into. Another thing, notwithstanding my statement about not going back to regular pedals, is if you ever use your bike for casual rides with normal shoes consider a pedal with a bit of a cage such as the Shimano M-434/M-545. As previously noted you WILL fall at least once or twice, usually a slow or stopped, slow motion fallover!
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If you go shamino they also make a multi release cleat. iv`e forgotten the # right now but your bike shop should know. Y ou might have to order them I did, there much easier to get out of.!!
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I started cycling about 4 months ago. Got clipless about a month into it. I suggest buying a pair of shows (pricepoint.com) and finding a friend that may have some extra pedals that you can borrow. I personally look for pedals that have a large surface area, and carry a float. Float allows your foot to move laterally and can prevent sore knees. I ended up purchasing a pair of Look 296's. I like them since they have an adjustable float that you can mess around with. I say go all out on pedals. They're one of the most personal things on your bike, along with your saddle. Lance Armstrong has had the same pedals for over 10 years. You'll keep them forever.
 
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you think this guy ever got his pedals? this is the oldest thread in the road forum.





i'm just sayin.......... (and practicing for when it's winter and i'm bored)
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LOL. I didn't see the date and I was going to give some pedal advice.
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This is like, before mz was born.
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Originally Posted by Velo Gator View Post
This is like, before mz was born.
lol
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Are they talking about spectators feeding the cyclists? You know, like don't feed the bears?
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even before pcad started shaving (his legs)
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lol
I'm glad you found that.
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Just in case he is still looking, my vote is speedpllay zeros.
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Wow. ten years? How is it still here?
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I bought my first PC 10/2000 remember AOL. The guy probably died waiting for the page to reload.
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I bought my first PC 10/2000 remember AOL. The guy probably died waiting for the page to reload.
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