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by woodworm
15 Feb 2020, 3:53pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Pedal extenders ( to stop boots rubbing crank arm ) ?? Any experience ?
Replies: 26
Views: 1175

Re: Pedal extenders ( to stop boots rubbing crank arm ) ?? Any experience ?

Thank you all for your input. I have another road bike with a mountain bike XT crank which I ride regularly and haven’t really noticed any difference. I wasn’t aware of the increased Q factor so thanks for that. I think I will just try some 15mm extenders and see how it goes.
by woodworm
14 Feb 2020, 6:34am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Pedal extenders ( to stop boots rubbing crank arm ) ?? Any experience ?
Replies: 26
Views: 1175

Re: Pedal extenders ( to stop boots rubbing crank arm ) ?? Any experience ?

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Crank/shoe contact
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This image shows the amount of contact I’m getting using standard pedals with these boots.
Normal shoes are fine.
by woodworm
13 Feb 2020, 9:33pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Pedal extenders ( to stop boots rubbing crank arm ) ?? Any experience ?
Replies: 26
Views: 1175

Re: Pedal extenders ( to stop boots rubbing crank arm ) ?? Any experience ?

Yes I’m using SPD SL pedals so the extensions would definitely reposition my feet. I don’t think spacing washers would give enough clearance for the Specialized winter boots I want to use and I don’t think the Ultegra pedals that are available with a 4mm longer axle option would give quite enough ei...
by woodworm
13 Feb 2020, 6:27pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Pedal extenders ( to stop boots rubbing crank arm ) ?? Any experience ?
Replies: 26
Views: 1175

Pedal extenders ( to stop boots rubbing crank arm ) ?? Any experience ?

I have a pair of nice wide fitting SPD-SL cycling boots for the Winter. The problem I have too is that they rub on the crank arms when at the bottom of the pedal stroke. I have seen 20mm pedal extenders advertised and they are marketed as helping to relieve knee pain. At the moment, I don't suffer a...