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Clipless pedals are a matter of preference - you don't have to use them. There are alternatives such as "half clips" which might suit you better. I've come to like mine, with mtb shoes and pedals that are designed to be rideable with clipless or normal shoes on either side. These allow you to ride in an alternative position (with the pedal under the arch ...


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I usually ride on M424s, which are similar but with more grip on the cage. I'd recommned those or the alloy-cage equivalent if you're thinking along these lines. They're definitely OK with normal shoes. I didn't want SPD one-side/platform the other: as an SPD novice I was going to be fiddling about enough without getting the pedal the right way up, but I ...


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Keeping your feet in one position is important when you want to use all your power to pedal in the most efficient way, or you want your feet to be stable on the pedals, because you tackle some hard stuff and your feet tend to move from their position without you wanting it. For you, you use your bike for commuting, which means you have to swing around to ...



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