Re: [CR] Toestrap detail on Leggerissimo Cinelli

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Date: Tue, 8 Dec 2009 18:25:44 +0100
From: "M-gineering" <info@m-gineering.nl>
Cc: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
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Subject: Re: [CR] Toestrap detail on Leggerissimo Cinelli


Thomas Adams wrote:
> Dear List:
>
> Still looking wistfully at the Cinelli, and noticed a different toe
> strap routing:
>
> http://www.speedbicycles.ch/pic.php?enr=355&pic=055
>
>
> Does anyone know what the point of this is? To put the strap a
> little farther back? Less pressure on the outside of the foot? Or
> just a goofy routing by someone who either didn't know better or is
> eccentric?

I guess it is done to stop the toestrap from sliding in the pedal, thus keeping the buckle in the same position. I used to twist the strap a few times between the two slots fo the same reason

-- mvg

Marten Gerritsen
Kiel Windeweer
Netherlands