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Forum: Touring 04-01-14, 10:15 PM
Replies: 87
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Posted By Six jours
My experience is divided about 50/50 between the...

My experience is divided about 50/50 between the "toe clip" era and the "clipless" era. And during that experience, I have seen far more people fall over from failing to unclip than from failing to...
Forum: Touring 07-14-13, 11:15 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,938
Posted By Six jours
Clips and straps are not dangerous. Or maybe they...

Clips and straps are not dangerous. Or maybe they are, in the sense that anything on your bike that you don't know how to use is dangerous.
Forum: Touring 07-09-13, 08:11 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,938
Posted By Six jours
My faith in the basic human decency of bicycle...

My faith in the basic human decency of bicycle tourists has taken a blow.

Maybe we should change the subject to something less controversial, like partial-birth abortion.
Forum: Touring 07-07-13, 12:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,938
Posted By Six jours
I don't think there's any question that a firm...

I don't think there's any question that a firm attachment to the pedals is necessary for racing. But it's not about "efficiency", it's about getting power into the bike, and getting maximum power...
Forum: Touring 07-06-13, 08:36 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,938
Posted By Six jours
Crank Bros. makes an interesting pedal for...

Crank Bros. makes an interesting pedal for downhill mountain bike racers called the "Mallet" (http://www.crankbrothers.com/pedals_mallet.php). That big old platform looks like it would work just fine...
Forum: Touring 07-06-13, 12:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,938
Posted By Six jours
When I use clips and straps with rubber-soled...

When I use clips and straps with rubber-soled touring shoes the straps are kept fairly loose. This offers nearly no retention and functions only to keep my foot properly positioned over the pedal,...
Forum: Touring 07-06-13, 11:05 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,938
Posted By Six jours
I personally find very soft shoes uncomfortable...

I personally find very soft shoes uncomfortable with clipless. The platform on clipless pedals is relatively small and tends to concentrate pedaling force on a small area of the shoe. So soft-soled...
Forum: Touring 07-05-13, 10:09 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,938
Posted By Six jours
Probably a good idea to define "efficiency". IMO...

Probably a good idea to define "efficiency". IMO a firm connection to the pedals does not make you more efficient. It simply allows you to go a bit faster when going as fast as possible is critical....
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