Re: [CR]Campy pedal question


From: "David Goerndt" <davidg@iag.net>
To: <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>, "Mark A. Perkins" <bicyclemark@juno.com>
Cc: <bicyclemark@juno.com>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <20010206.220514.-252349.1.bicyclemark@juno.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Campy pedal question
Date: Wed, 7 Feb 2001 17:50:53 -0500


: Re: [CR]Campy pedal question


>
> With the pedal right-side-up, insert the tip (opposite the buckle end) of
> the strap through the loop (on the cage) from the bottom side, coming
> through and out the top of the loop.
>
> Now, go over the cage (with the strap) and then down and through the
> little oval hole in the pedal body (that is also there for the strap to
> go through). This is a tight bend, but the strap should stay flush with
> the top edge of the cage. This is what allows people like me, with size
> 12's, to fit such narrow pedals, and if you don't do it this way the
> strap is always in the way.
>
> Next, give the strap one twist before putting it through the other little
> oval hole.
>
> Once you're through the second part of the body, turn the tip straight up
> and behind the tab at the crank-arm end of the cage.
>
> Now you can thread the tip through the toe clip loop, and then through
> the buckle. "Visalia, CA"

I just tried this method and it seems to give an extra half inch or so of room since it makes the buckle attachment point lie flatter under the shoe than coming through from the top side. No opinion on "right or wrong", simply another way of doing it.

David Goerndt