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Old 06-19-05, 06:02 PM
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MKS RX-1 pedal owners

maybe a stupid question, but what's the correct way to route a toe strap through these things?

they've got two spaces seemingly designed to have a strap pass through - one on the outer edge, and one on the bottom.

i've got the strap threaded through the hole on the outside edge, but it seems a bit awkward to pass it through the hole on the bottom part of the pedal.

how do you do it?
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Old 06-19-05, 07:01 PM
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I have encountered similar difficulty with Sylvan pedals and Toshi straps. I was thinking of lining the spaces with a little soap.
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Old 06-19-05, 07:29 PM
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not quite what i mean - i know what you're talking about with the sylvan pedals - it's physically difficult to get the straps through the holes on the undersides.

the design of these pedals is different, though. i'm unclear as how to actually route the strap.

here's a shot of the pedal - i'm unclear on what to do with the the tab on the bottom of the pedal which really sits parallel with the body of the pedal.

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Old 06-19-05, 09:03 PM
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It is like we twist the straps when we put the through most pedals. to reduce them from loosing and control slack.

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Originally Posted by absntr
B - the strap "rests" on top the tab. It's meant to act as a guide - the strap goes under the pedal body but above the tab. I guess it's meant to keep the strap from looping/loosen below.
absntr. are you sure? that tab looks an awful lot like the strap is meant to be threaded through it, and it seems like that would accomplish the same thing as the twist.
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Old 06-19-05, 10:37 PM
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Not sure - I've seen it done on two different set ups. I'm not surprised if that's NOT the right way so take my "advice" with a grain of salt. Ceya's and your thoughts sound right. I'm off to tell my friend...
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Old 06-19-05, 10:56 PM
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sweet. makes sense.

so it's like this:

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Old 06-19-05, 11:14 PM
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yep, that's it.

now that you've got them all ready to go, you can go ahead and send them to me.
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Old 06-19-05, 11:16 PM
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also, this sounds kind of bizarre, but i just set that last pic as my desktop.
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Nah, that's justified. Done that many a time myself after browsing the forum.
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i've done it too, rarely pictures of pedals, but hey.. glad you like it.
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