This is it, they've arrived....

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Crackle, 27 Oct 2007.

  1. Crackle

    Crackle Squatter

    After months of dithering and debating........

    My A520's have arrived. The toeclips and 20 years worth of toeclip experience, are about to be ditched: but .......

    .....I just can't pull that piece of rubber off the bottom of me shoes ...... help xx(

    I need moral support (and a pair of pliers).
  2. bonj2

    bonj2 Guest

    prize it up with a screwdriver.
  3. OP

    Crackle Squatter

    No, no - not literally, it's the mental leap I'm talking about
  4. Needle nosed pliers, then peel it off in a 'opening a can of sardines' stylee.
  5. More dithering required I reckon.
  6. OP

    Crackle Squatter

    ....I'm good at that...

    Should I put the pedals on then the SPD's or the other way around???
  7. SPD stands for Shi**no Peddling Dynamics. An industry standard used by many peddle manufacturers. Shurely you mean cleats.

    Fitting the pedals to the bike, then installing the cleats in the shoes seems to me to be the appropriate course of events.
  8. OP

    Crackle Squatter

    OK, OK - Pedant:angry:xx(

    The pedals I can take off but once I've torn that bit of rubber off the shoes ............

    dither, dither, dither
  9. You can stick it back on with glue.
  10. mondobongo

    mondobongo Über Member

    Have you got em on yet? Been for a test ride? Comedy dismount moment yet?
  11. zimzum42

    zimzum42 Legendary Member

    Put the pedals on but don't remove the plastic, that way you can be uncomfortable, and out of pocket!
  12. OP

    Crackle Squatter

    Steady, they only arrived this morning.

    Anyway, test ride, there's waves in the puddles at the moment !
  13. mondobongo

    mondobongo Über Member

    Go on brave the weather and go out and give em a spin. Seriously you will be amazed how quickly you get used to them and you can do cheat bunny hops as well ;-)
  14. Joe

    Joe Über Member

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