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pedal problemTiNoodle
Jul 29, 2003 8:33 AM
I just installed a new crankset that, unfortunately, puts my feet further away from the bottom bracket. My knees instantly disliked it. I moved my spd cleats as far out as I could - I even filed down my soles a bit to do so - but I'm still not comfortable.
Is there a model of clipless pedals that allows adjustment of the distance between the shoe and the crank?
Thanks a lot for helping me out.
re: pedal problemLC
Jul 29, 2003 1:43 PM
Look makes a CX something that does 10 mm, but you may not like the $200 price.
How much change?Kerry Irons
Jul 29, 2003 4:36 PM
Are you sure something else didn't happen at the same time? How much change in Q factor was there? It's surprising to hear this unless you went to a bizzare off-brand. Most "new" cranks have a fairly narrow range of spacing.
How much change?TiNoodle
Jul 30, 2003 8:45 AM
I'd say 4-5mm each side. Enough to require adjustment of the ft. der. I went from Ultegra to FSA carbon.

Do you know, by the way, how big a change in Q factor is allowed by pedals such as the Look cx or the new Time?

Again, thanks to the knowledgeable riders out there.
Since chain line changed,Atombomber
Jul 30, 2003 3:29 PM
you might want to find a narrower bottom bracket to bring everyting (pedals and chain rings) closer to the centerline of the bike.