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Speedplay frogs?(6 posts)

Speedplay frogs?Red
Mar 24, 2001 1:18 PM
Hello again,

So today I put on the road cleats that came with my bike (cheap performance brand road pedals) and went for a ride. The pedals basically suck, even set to the loosest possible tension setting they're almsot impossible to get out of. I guess since i'm used to mtb clipless I expect to be able to easily pop out.

Problem #2 is that they're one sided. With my mtb pedals I can easily and effortlessly clip in without hunting for the proper side.

How are the frog pedals? Are they dual sided? Are they worth the money? I like how small and light they look...

Thanks.

PS: Love my new roadbike. The jury is still out on roadbike brake/shift levers.
Also, will they work with..Red
Mar 24, 2001 1:23 PM
Will the cleats work with ATB shoes? I rather like my Diadora shoes and don't really want to have to buy a seperate pair. I like having the rugged bottom for better traction since I commute on the bike and have to do some walking around now and then. I doubt my work woudl like me tearing up the tiel on the floor by walking around on road shoes with an exposed cleat. :)
Re: just get MTB pedalscyclopathic
Mar 25, 2001 5:46 AM
same kind you run on your mnt bike.

sure you'll get looks and some would think you're weirdo, do you really care?
I hate......Red
Mar 25, 2001 7:19 AM
I hate rational, money saving replies. :)

I was reading some of the reviews on the frogs and I'm not really impressed. They seem like nice pedals, but I'm one of the folks who doesn't like lots of float. Guess mountain SPD is the winner.

Thanks for the suggestion.
re: I hate......cyclopathic
Mar 25, 2001 10:03 AM
Road pedals (espesially Look) have complitely diff entry technique, so you would need to learn it all over again. Then you'll start confusing MTB and road pedals and doing something stupid like pulling from traffic light and trying to step on pedal.

if you end up taking road seriously, that would be diff matter.
Still I would reccomend dual sided pedals: Speedplay (X/1-X/4) or bebobs (they are MTB but they make hellova good road pedal light as sin)
re: I hate......Hank
Mar 25, 2001 10:12 AM
I prefer the Frogs to the Speedplay road pedals (had both--now use Frogs on all my bikes --mtb, cross and road). But if the original poster doesn't like float, he'll hate the Frogs. The only thing I don't like about Frogs is that the cleats don't last that long.