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Old 05-12-11, 04:01 AM
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SPD-SL or ATACS

Yes I know SPD-SL pedals are better for the track. My question is whether or not a new set of cleats on some ATAC XS pedals will keep me locked in over a set of used SPD-SL pedals, where the drive side pedal does not have the same super tight tension as the non-drive side pedal. As it stands (on the drive side pedal) I can move the back clip with my hand with a bit of work but its really, really hard to move the back clip on the non-drive side pedal...

The last time I rode the SPD-SL pedals I popped out. I never have with eggbeaters or ATACs. I did have the tension set lower on the SPD-SL pedals at the time but I dont know how much tension is generally needed, particularly in regards to sprinting... thanks.
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SPD SL's with a higher release tension.
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Originally Posted by bleedingapple
in regards to sprinting...
SPD SL
Put the tension all the way up and if you're still skeptical you can fit toe straps
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they dont tighten all the way anymore. Though I just got a pair of Keo Sprints that have full tension so I think Im ok...
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