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Look KEO
23.29%
Campagnolo
1.37%
Shimano
20.55%
Time RXS
5.48%
Speedplay
27.40%
SPD or MTB
9.59%
Straps/Clips
1.37%
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What is your favorite pedal/cleat system?

Old 02-26-08, 07:12 AM
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Old 02-26-08, 07:22 AM
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I've tried SPD and Look before, and the Ultegras are the best by far. Love them.
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Speedplay. I'm going back to them since my knees don't like Look (or any other self centering system) anymore.
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Keo is great. Easy to get in and out of, but still stays secure. Didn't really like spd's too much, and never could get the hang of Time (although I like the metal cleats, instead of plastic).
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Seven votes...three comments. hmmm...who are the lurkers?

SPD I guess, I also have Time Atac on one of the bikes.

I don't really like being clipped in. My BMX pedals are my favorite right now.
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SPDs. I can walk in them, they require zero maintenance or cleaning, clipping/unclipping is a breeze, and they work.
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Look pp357 on both my bikes.
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Originally Posted by ronjon10
SPDs. I can walk in them, they require zero maintenance or cleaning, clipping/unclipping is a breeze, and they work.
Ditto that!
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I like the walkability of SPD-SL cleats since I never remember to bring cleat covers.
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i use crank brothers on my fixed gear and cross bike, but on the roadie, LOOK KEOs all the way.
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Originally Posted by urbanknight
Speedplay. I'm going back to them since my knees don't like Look (or any other self centering system) anymore.
Keo's don't self-center. FYI.
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Originally Posted by urbanknight
Speedplay. I'm going back to them since my knees don't like Look (or any other self centering system) anymore.
+1 I use Froggies on my Giant and really like the float.

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I'm a fan of the SPD-SL system.
 
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Crankbrothers. Quattros, Eggbeaters, Candies on the roadie, commuter/CX, and fixed gear. I've got another pair of Candies to go on the Casseroll.
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Originally Posted by Indolent58
I like the walkability of SPD-SL cleats since I never remember to bring cleat covers.
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Crank Brothers Egg beaters. Easy clip in/out, simple, walkable lightweight. I might put Quattros on the hybrid so I can use it during the day at work.
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Speedplays.....and I dont have too much trouble walking in them.....
The float and double sided entry is great....
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I voted for Shimano SPD-SL since that is what I am using now. But I'm considering Speedplay Zero's just because I'm thinking I could use a little more float that the Shimano's offer.

When I first glanced at the poll, I thought it read strap-ons....
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Old 02-26-08, 10:21 AM
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Originally Posted by roadfix
Road: Speedplays
Non-road: Eggbeaters
exactamente
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Originally Posted by mkadam68
Keo's don't self-center. FYI.
Darn, that information is about 2 days too late, as I just bought a set of Zeros. I tried to find that information on the Look website and couldn't find it. The representative from Time at the ToC booth didn't even seem to understand what self centering meant, and the Speedplay booth had a setup so I could try the Zeros right there.

I could have saved some money by going with Keos, but Look didn't trump up that feature enough to catch my attention. Ah well. I like the ability to adjust float, though. More when my knees are bothering me, less when I don't want to be flopping around.

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I used to use Looks but a few years ago I switched to the SPD type when I realized I spend more time off the bike socializing than actually riding.
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I have been using Time road pedals for almost 20 years.. Current using the rxs time pedals on the road bikes and the Atac XE's for the cross and mountain bikes..
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I use SPD for road and then have a set of BMX pedals with clips for my fixed gear that I also use for off road.

I definitely prefer shoes that I can walk in. There's been a couple of times that I broke down while commuting to work, and had to walk the last 2 or 3 miles to get to work.
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shimano spd-sl for the road(Hai!!!!!)

time atacs-mountain(Oui!)
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