I have a pair of cycling shoes that accept a two-bolt cleat, but require a spacer between cleat and sole to be compatible with Shimano SPD pedals. My pedal and cleat package did not come with spacers.

Does anyone make spacers of varying heights for such a situation?

  • See this question. Recommendations include ask your local bike shop, or make your own out of plastic milk jugs. – Kibbee Jun 23 '14 at 19:40
  • This is not clear "clean and". I suspect you mean cleat and sole. – paparazzo Jun 23 '14 at 20:00
  • You may find spacers mean the cleat is lower than the sole and hits the ground. Its personal preference but I like being able to walk without the cleat hitting the ground and damgeing smooth surfaces (e.g. Concrete, cafe floors etc) . – mattnz Jun 23 '14 at 23:24

As Kibbee said, making your own out of a milk jug or soda/beer can is probably the easiest way to go. The spacer doesn't need to have the exact same footprint as the cleat to work, so you don't need to be too concerned with the sizing/shape.

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