Re: Difficult Look cleat engagement

Discussion in 'Cycling Equipment' started by John Thompson, Apr 4, 2005.

  1. On 2005-04-01, Jhas <[email protected]> wrote:

    > I use Look A3.1 pedals and the red cleats. My cleats are fairly new,
    > lightly worn, and I always use cleat covers when walking. The pedals
    > are in good shape, clean, and everything seems to be working correctly.
    > Lately, however, I've had trouble getting the right cleat to clip in
    > when I begin pedaling. I have to press down harder than I'm used to,
    > to get the cleat to click into the pedal. The spring release tension
    > seems fine when I move the pedal clip with my hand.
    > Any suggestions?

    I had a similar problem with some third-party Look type red cleats. I
    fixed it with a little judicious removal of cleat material with a wood


    John ([email protected])

  2. Jhas

    Jhas Guest

    The candle wax suggested by my LBS did the trick. Everything is
    working great now.