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SH-51 or SH-56 Cleats

Old 05-04-13, 06:40 PM
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SH-51 or SH-56 Cleats

Do you use the cleats that come with the pedals or buy the "multi-release (56)" cleats???
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Old 05-04-13, 07:11 PM
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stock cleats
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Old 05-04-13, 09:03 PM
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The multirelease cleats are dangerous.
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Old 05-04-13, 09:38 PM
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I have the multi-release cleats. I haven't found them to be dangerous at all. My feet point way out, though, so I need a cleat that doesn't require quite as much ankle twisting to be able to unclip.
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Old 05-04-13, 09:47 PM
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When the SH-51 wears out, it *becomes* "multi-release".
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Old 05-05-13, 09:12 AM
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When I replaced the pedals on my MTB, they came with black cleats. I understand they are the single release. I can't tell any difference from the old ones that I think were multi-release.
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Old 05-05-13, 12:05 PM
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Sh-56



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Old 05-05-13, 01:13 PM
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I meant functionaly different
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Old 05-05-13, 01:59 PM
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Have not had any problems with the 51 cleats so far.
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Old 05-05-13, 05:32 PM
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Thanks for the replies. I havn't had problems with the standard cleats and there seems to be no grand support for the multi-release version. I'll just save the twelve bucks and pedal on.
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