Clipless pedals, cleat position

I respect usage as common (flat) bicycle pedals as clipless pedals too. It is not matter of “holywar”. I’ve passed several 200 km brevets on flat pedals. There are some pluses and minuses in each kind of pedals.  Looks like the main difficulty of “clipless” is finding  cleat position on bicycle shoe. It firmly determines where foot is fastened to the pedal. In “common” pedals, you can put the foot as you like, but of course there is some habitual position. When I’ve switched to clipless pedals, set cleat position so that the location of foot was the same. It turned out that it does not work.
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My pedals: flat and clipless

When riding on the MTB and Road bikes I used “normal” (flat, platform) and clipless (contact) the pedal. Here I share small review. Continue reading My pedals: flat and clipless

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Pedalling in a circles: clipless vs flat pedals

It is usually assumed that the pedalling “in a circles” in order to transmit maximum power to the wheels possible only using clipless pedals. This is not quite true. Pedalling in a circles highly desirable at any pedals. Continue reading Pedalling in a circles: clipless vs flat pedals

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Bicycle in city. Flat or Clipless pedals?

When you read the cycling forums, there is an impression that experienced cyclists ride solely on the clipless pedals. I want to touch to this slippery subject, and to warn about the dangers of using “contacts” in city riding. Continue reading Bicycle in city. Flat or Clipless pedals?

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