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Look SPD cleats on Shimano SPD pedals

Old 03-17-20, 05:07 PM
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Look SPD cleats on Shimano SPD pedals

I wonder if I can use look SPD cleats on SPD Shimano pedals (and viceversa)
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Old 03-17-20, 05:34 PM
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Originally Posted by dvai View Post
I wonder if I can use look SPD cleats on SPD Shimano pedals (and viceversa)

According to this, the latest x-track ones are.

https://www.cxmagazine.com/reviewed-...locross-gravel
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Old 03-18-20, 07:19 PM
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Curious: why? Why not just get the right cleats?
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Old 03-18-20, 07:21 PM
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Originally Posted by dmanthree View Post
Curious: why? Why not just get the right cleats?
I expect because of more float on the Look.
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Old 03-21-20, 07:48 AM
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Originally Posted by GeneO View Post
I expect because of more float on the Look.
then just switch to Look pedals. Im up to 3 pairs of Keo Classic pedals now because every time I need to replace my cleats I can pick up the pedals for $30, whereas cleats on their own are $20+.

Pedals (especially road pedals) run on the printer+cartridges price model nowadays.
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Old 03-21-20, 08:02 AM
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Originally Posted by Leinster View Post
then just switch to Look pedals. Im up to 3 pairs of Keo Classic pedals now because every time I need to replace my cleats I can pick up the pedals for $30, whereas cleats on their own are $20+.

Pedals (especially road pedals) run on the printer+cartridges price model nowadays.
I don't think he's talking about plastic road Look cleats. keo or delta. He wants to use the Look MTB cleats that are metal and have more float than the SPDs. I presume he already has the pedals so I can't blame him for not wanting to buy another set if it'll work.
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Old 03-21-20, 08:49 AM
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Originally Posted by Leinster View Post
Pedals (especially road pedals) run on the printer+cartridges price model nowadays.
Maybe the cheapest pedals.

Dura-Ace SPD-sl pedals are about $200 and the cleats are $15-20.
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Originally Posted by Leinster View Post
then just switch to Look pedals. Im up to 3 pairs of Keo Classic pedals now because every time I need to replace my cleats I can pick up the pedals for $30, whereas cleats on their own are $20+.

Pedals (especially road pedals) run on the printer+cartridges price model nowadays.
This is about mountain cleats and pedals, not road, event though this is the road topic
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