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HELP! Speedplay Zero cleat screws

Goodson1974Goodson1974 Posts: 41
edited October 2008 in Workshop
When i got home from work today, i was rather shocked to see that two of the screws that attach the cleat to the three hole shoe adapter had disappeared!

I didn't notice anything was amiss on the ride home, it was only when i took my shoes off that i noticed that the right cleat was waggling!

Does anyone know if you can get the replacement screws?

I'm just hoping that i don't have to buy replacement cleats forthe sake of a couple of screws!

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  • willbevanwillbevan Posts: 1,241
    i'm in the same boat lost one screw though, not both from the top thankfully!
    Road - BTwin Sport 2 16s
    MTB - Trek Fuel 80
    TT - Echelon

    http://www.rossonwye.cyclists.co.uk/
  • wilwilwilwil Posts: 374
    I saw this coming and bought some Loctite 243 Threadlocker. I got it online from The Bearing Shop UK.

    When the screws are new they have blue Loctite on them so that you don't have to worry about not over tightening them. But this wears off if you keep, like me, adjusting the cleat position.

    I'm not sure if this will work and if it does I just hope I will be able to loosen the screws when I need to. I would also contact Speedplay, I am sure they will send you new screws.
  • All sorted now :D

    I emailed Jim Walker (the UK distributer for Speedplay) and was sent the following link of shops that stock spares: -

    http://www.i-ride.co.uk/dealers.php?sho ... rlqss4ahe4

    Just been up to Pedal Revolution in Norwich and got four for a pound.
  • wilwilwilwil Posts: 374
    All sorted now :D

    I emailed Jim Walker (the UK distributer for Speedplay) and was sent the following link of shops that stock spares: -

    http://www.i-ride.co.uk/dealers.php?sho ... rlqss4ahe4

    Just been up to Pedal Revolution in Norwich and got four for a pound.

    Just out of interest have they got the blue Loctite on them?
  • wilwil wrote:
    All sorted now :D

    I emailed Jim Walker (the UK distributer for Speedplay) and was sent the following link of shops that stock spares: -

    http://www.i-ride.co.uk/dealers.php?sho ... rlqss4ahe4

    Just been up to Pedal Revolution in Norwich and got four for a pound.

    Just out of interest have they got the blue Loctite on them?

    They certainly have.
  • wilwilwilwil Posts: 374
    wilwil wrote:
    All sorted now :D

    I emailed Jim Walker (the UK distributer for Speedplay) and was sent the following link of shops that stock spares: -

    http://www.i-ride.co.uk/dealers.php?sho ... rlqss4ahe4

    Just been up to Pedal Revolution in Norwich and got four for a pound.

    Just out of interest have they got the blue Loctite on them?

    They certainly have.

    You got a bargain. My LBS sells them for 60p each or £7.00 the compete set of 16.
  • you can get the same sort of screws just with a hexi-key screw top on ebay. Think they are used by specialist model makers.

    i buy a bag of twenty for 3 quid

    I always keep a few spares because i find even with the blue loctite on they still spring off occasionally.


    they are called M3x12MM countersunk screws on ebay

    enter the following number into the ebay search and you'll find them 320302408740

    you'll still need the blue loctite from halfords though.
  • mab beemab bee Posts: 196
    worth mentioning that the speedplay instructions say they are M4X11mm, but in actual fact, 12mm bolts work fine.
  • wilwilwilwil Posts: 374
    mab bee wrote:
    worth mentioning that the speedplay instructions say they are M4X11mm, but in actual fact, 12mm bolts work fine.

    Is that just a conversion error from imperial to metric?
  • wilwilwilwil Posts: 374
    jonty1977 wrote:
    you can get the same sort of screws just with a hexi-key screw top on ebay. Think they are used by specialist model makers.

    i buy a bag of twenty for 3 quid

    I always keep a few spares because i find even with the blue loctite on they still spring off occasionally.


    they are called M3x12MM countersunk screws on ebay

    enter the following number into the ebay search and you'll find them 320302408740

    you'll still need the blue loctite from halfords though.

    This is complete bollox. I have just received them and they are too thin. Luckily only £3.00 down the drain.
  • Just find your nearest fasteners shop. I got a bunch in stainless steel cheaper than that... from memory they're just standard M5 screws with a countersunk head.
  • they've always worked perfectly fine for me, i ordered from the same seller two weeks ago and have used them no problem.

    Maybe a different batch, sorry about the bad advice
  • wilwilwilwil Posts: 374
    jonty1977 wrote:
    they've always worked perfectly fine for me, i ordered from the same seller two weeks ago and have used them no problem.

    Maybe a different batch, sorry about the bad advice

    Are you sure they are not M4? They are changing them for me to M4
  • I've ordered the M3 in the past and they've worked fine.

    Again sorry for the bad advice and causing you the run around
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