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Problems clipping into speedplay zeros

Old 08-16-05, 03:57 PM
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Problems clipping into speedplay zeros

I dont know if Im doing something wrong, if I got a faulty pair or I just dont have enough weight but I cant seem get the cleets engaged to the pedals. I've tried bouncing on the pedals and taking them off and just putting the ring around the pedal to see if it even fits. Nothing seems to work. Im 140lbs and cant imagine that not being enough weight to get them to engage. Anybody know what Im doing wrong?
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It could happen if the 4 screws are too tight, and it causes the cleats to warp a bit..
there are specific directions on how tight those screws need to be..
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I read the directions and avoided over tightening. Like I said, i even tried them off the shoe.

I just took the pedal off the bike and put all my weight on the shoe with the pedal on the floor... it engaged but wont come out now. Is this how they're supposed to be cuz if so Im just gonna end up killing myself on these things.
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I had similiar prob when I got my X-5's. The spacer between the sole of the shoes and the metal part of the cleat was 180 degrees out of whack on mine. It's easy to mess up when you put them together. There should be a defined inverted plateau when viewing the pedal stem side of the shoe.

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im just ********... I took both the pedals off the bike and stomped on them full weight against the floor. I got them on one by one that way and just screwed them on the bike, shoe attached... i twisted out of them okay and then after that they seem to go on okay. First one's a B!@tch... they seem alright now. First falls gonna be fun.

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