If one foot's cleat wears quicker than the other due to riding style, is it a good idea to switch them after a certain time to extend the lifetime of the pair?

  • What style of cleats are they? – alex Jun 14 '13 at 1:05
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I see from your other question that they're Look Keos.

As they're plastic, they're going to wear quicker than a metal cleat, and yes, you could swap them around.

However, I think a better strategy might well be to replace them one at a time as they wear out.

Plastic stuff doesn't really like being repeatedly removed and reattached in most situations and you need to keep them in the correct positions.

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    Yep, I replace my right Look Keo cleat about twice as often as the left. Swapping around sounds like too much trouble for little gain. – Johnny Jun 14 '13 at 1:20

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