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Old 12-19-2012, 03:39 PM   #1
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Speedplay vs look

Hi guys, could you help me please with the advantages of speedplay pedals, actually I am riding with KEO 2 max and I am think in get speedplay zero stainless so I will need your comments, thanks in advance.



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Old 12-19-2012, 04:02 PM   #2
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Check out Time IClic2 as well. They are the pedals I have my eyes on at the moment. They have a wide stance which will distribute your foot weight better which can help with hotspots and pain. Also they are said to be easy to get in and out of as they work like a mouse trap. The pedal is always open so to speak and closes when you place your cleat in the pedal then it snaps shut.



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Old 12-24-2012, 01:37 PM   #3
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I went from Look to Speedplay Zero's. I couldn't be happier I made the change. No more worrying about the right side of the pedal and they are easy to get out of but they don't accidentally unclip. Speedplays are not perfect. They are prone to sticking if you step in mud and/or sand. And if you don't install the cleats right you will have nothing but trouble. So buy some cleat covers and read the directions for installing the cleats. Speedplay has some very clear instructions and recommendations for shims for all of the most popular shoes.

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Old 12-24-2012, 01:46 PM   #4
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I've always ridden Look pedals and have never had a problem with them. What's wrong with the Keo's that makes you want to switch?

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Old 01-02-2013, 05:02 AM   #5
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Well, I already did switch (I'm just kind of giving a follow up here). Anyway I just was not happy with mostly one thing about them and that was clipping in going up hill. Course back then I was a newbie and had just been on the team for a week but still it was frustrating trying to clip in, uphill, at a busy intersection. But over all the main reason that I switched is because the speedplays are "team standard" since everyone has them parts are abundant etc. Overall I am happy with my speedplay zeros they allow more float, they are lighter but still it's a matter of preference.

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If you are new to clip less pedals I recommend speedplays, they are easier to get into with there double sided entry, highly adjustable float, they are lighter and all in all less of a hassle. Back when I had looks (I switched to speedplay) I had many bad experiences of being at a intersection and being unable to clip in I would have to duck walking across the intersection. The only bad thing about them is that they require a good bit of maintenance. Still it's your choice. Don't get me wrong here looks are still great pedals, in fact look invented the clipless pedal but they are not that good for people new to clipless pedals. Good Luck.

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Old 01-02-2013, 05:19 AM   #7
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made post by accident.

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(my first post is to a thread of my own on the same topic the second one is valid to this one) Sorry for the confusion.



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