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SPD Pedal problem

freehubfreehub Posts: 4,257
edited December 2009 in Workshop

I've got abit of a problem with em on my commuter bike.

Basically, the left one it appeared is REALLY hard to clip in, but once clipped in, sometimes I find, if I pull I easilly unclip and my leg flys in the air, and even just normally unclipping is super easy. I'd have thought if it's hard to clip in, then it'd be abit tough unclipping? Right one is not so bad.



  • tomsdadtomsdad Posts: 221
    There is an adjuster on the pedal but im not sure how to adjust it some Very clever bike man will tell you how and i shall i reading it with you.
  • redveeredvee Posts: 11,922
    This might be a sympton of worn cleats. I've only ever seen this when on Dartmoor and the rider tried a technical stretch and tried to dab and couldn't and ended up with a clipless moment for all to see.
    I've added a signature to prove it is still possible.
  • tomsdadtomsdad Posts: 221
    just found this on the workshop site here might help.
    its in the section about servicing pedals.
    Workshop wisdom 2: Fit new cleats

    If you are having problems clipping in or clipping out, it is more than likely not the fault of the pedal. The cleats in the bottom of your shoe wear out far quicker than any of the parts of the pedal, so always try swapping them before consigning your pedals to the bin.
  • redddraggonredddraggon Posts: 10,862
    Your SPDs are ancient, antiques perhaps, so maybe they are eventually now knackered.
    I like bikes...

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