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Pedals for Triathlons: Speedplay, Look or Coombe?(2 posts)

Pedals for Triathlons: Speedplay, Look or Coombe?happychicago
Mar 20, 2003 3:30 PM
I'm currently using doublesided SPD pedals, but have had clip (in & out) problems. Plus, my feet feel somewhat "tight" after long rides. I'm training for my first Ironman and usually ride between 20 & 100 miles.

I've researched for hours (too many hours) and can't decide which pedals to purchase: Speedplay (x-0, x-1, x-2), Look (PP396, A5, cx-6), or Coombe Pro.

I currently have Sidi T-1 shoes..I am 6'1, 175 lbs., and am somewhat interested in walking ability through triathlon transitions. However, I am most interested in a comfortable, fast, durable pedal.

Any advice is GREATLY appreciated. Thanks.
Around here Speedplays are popularMaartin
Mar 21, 2003 7:29 AM
All the main (or rich) competitors around here seem to have Speedplays. They look awkward when walking but most do. Velcro strapped shoes are the key. Personally I have old Looks but I am familiar with them and am slow anyway.