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Old 11-26-2012, 11:39 PM   #18196
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Fail: mtn bike pedals on a road tandem.
Oh? Look like normal speedplays to me.

(admittedly, I ride a carbon fredbike with mtb cleats, I like the shoes better)
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Old 11-27-2012, 07:35 AM   #18197
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Old 11-27-2012, 08:29 AM   #18198
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Oh? Look like normal speedplays to me.

(admittedly, I ride a carbon fredbike with mtb cleats, I like the shoes better)
I'm seeing Frogs.

When SPDs first came out, a guy just starting out at my velodrome was using them. Thankfully he was slow, and therefore was never in a position to pull a foot in front of me at 30 mph. But I did envy how he was able to walk with dignity between races.
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Old 11-27-2012, 09:07 AM   #18199
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Is that a car tire!?
No, that's just her ass.
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Old 11-27-2012, 09:24 AM   #18200
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I think he meant the right boot appears to be touching the tire but if anything it mostly likely would be the swing arm. If I do that I melt a boot. Learnt from experience.
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Yeah, I didn't think it looked like it was touching in the picture, but it was a little too close for comfort for me... I was just wondering if he's ever gotten his heel in there before.
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Old 11-27-2012, 11:27 AM   #18201
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Old 11-27-2012, 11:30 AM   #18202
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Old 11-27-2012, 11:41 AM   #18203
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Old 11-27-2012, 12:03 PM   #18204
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I know I'm wrong...so go ahead guys...
He has wide adventure bars not clip-ons. If he moves his upper body any more to the left he isn't going to be able to easily reach the right bar. Dunno if he has any tankbag to impede the forward lean he'd need to be able to reach out more, or if he just doesn't care to.

I use a position like that sometimes on my 990. Moving my butt over is sufficient weight shift for how hard/fast I am usually wanting to corner on public roads, and it leaves my head & chest behind the still air bubble of the pseudo windshield. I don't ride to drag hard parts on that bike with its dualsport tires. And I don't even have a tankbag.
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Old 11-27-2012, 01:19 PM   #18205
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You mean like how his front tire is off the ground because it's just rocking on the crash bar that isn't making sparks?
Front tire is on the ground. What you're seeing is sunlight on the pavement and shadows from the bike. Kinda looks like the front tire is off the ground, but it isn't.

For the record, I am a pant-cuff-outside-the-boot type of rider.

Carry on.

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Old 11-27-2012, 01:34 PM   #18206
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Front tire is on the ground. What you're seeing is sunlight on the pavement and shadows from the bike. Kinda looks like the front tire is off the ground, but it isn't.

For the record, I am a pant-cuff-outside-the-boot type of rider.

Carry on.

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Old 11-27-2012, 01:38 PM   #18207
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Front tire is on the ground. What you're seeing is sunlight on the pavement and shadows from the bike. Kinda looks like the front tire is off the ground, but it isn't.

For the record, I am a pant-cuff-outside-the-boot type of rider.

Carry on.

I hope you paid enough attention to realize that he's posing for a static photo, and he's not going anywhere...
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Old 11-27-2012, 01:51 PM   #18208
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Old 11-27-2012, 02:03 PM   #18209
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I hope you paid enough attention to realize that he's posing for a static photo, and he's not going anywhere...
D'OH!! That's what I get for skimming through a chunk of this thread...


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