Are SPD cleats the same for road and MTB?? — BikeRadar
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Are SPD cleats the same for road and MTB??
edited April 2010
QQ - If I have a pair of MTB shoes with 'MTB' SPD XTR cleats, will these fit on a road bike with Road SPD pedals e.g Ultegras.....??
as far as i am aware if they are Ultegra then they are SPD-SL . Different cleat as far as i am aware.
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MTB SPD's are like this:
Road SPD's (SPD-SL) are like this:
The two use totally different cleats and are not interchangeable.
If you already have a pair of MTB SPD shoes, there's nothing stopping you using a set of MTB pedals on your road bike - plenty of people do.
Thanks for the quick responses guys....