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Keo or SPD-SL Cleats

Mike39496Mike39496 Posts: 414
edited March 2012 in Road buying advice
I recently bought a used bike and it came fitted with pedals. At the time I thought they were just SPD-SL pedals so purchased the yellow Shimano cleats but they are actually Look Keo .

Currently i'm having a really hard time getting my feet out the pedals so I wondered if this is due to them being the wrong cleat or not? If I buy Keo cleats will it be much easier to get my feet out the pedals?

(If so I have some barely used SPD-SL cleats for sale :wink: )



  • flasherflasher Posts: 1,734
    They are not compatible, you need Look cleats!
  • meanredspidermeanredspider Posts: 12,337
    Might be cheaper in the long run to buy SPD-SL pedals. Keo cleats seem to wear very quicky (in some but not all users experience - to avoid unnecessary contradiction). Some good deals on pedals around
    ROAD < Scott Foil HMX Di2, Volagi Liscio Di2, Jamis Renegade Elite Di2, Cube Reaction Race > ROUGH
  • andy_wrxandy_wrx Posts: 3,396
    I'm happy with KéO pedals and KéO cleats !

    SPD-SL pedals need SPD-SL cleats; Look KéO need Look KéO - be careful not to get Look Delta cleats, which fit their previous pedals

    These are the two choices

    or you can get KéO compatible after-market cleats from Mike Dyason/InMotion
  • Mike39496Mike39496 Posts: 414
    Managed to pick up some shimano SPD-SL PD-R540's for £24 with an extra set of cleats in, seemed the best way to do it. Cheers for the advice
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