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Crank Brothers Premium Bike Cleats

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    Float and release.

    Add another pair of shoes to your collection or freshen up an old pair with a new set of Crank Brothers Premium Bike Cleats. They feature six degrees of float and a slightly asymmetrical design to allow either a 15 or 20 degree foot release angle depending on how they're mounted. These cleats clip into your Crank Brothers Eggbeater, Candy, or Mallet pedals to get you out on your bike and onto adventures in a snap.

    • Six degrees of float
    • Release angle of 15 or 20 degrees
    • Two-hole mounting pattern
    • Compatible with Crank Brothers Eggbeater, Candy, and Mallet pedals
    • Item #CRN0045
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    A must!

    • Familiarity:I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit:True to size

    These cleats are bomber, they are simply indestructible. I have not had any issues with mine and I have been riding with the same cleats for over a year now, bikepacking (A lot of hike a bike), Moab and thrashing trails on the Wasatch Front. I have Candy 2's while running the Five Ten Maltese Falcon LT and they complement each other well!

    A must!

    Adjustable Q-Factor For The Win

    • Familiarity:I've put it through the wringer

    My favorite thing about these cleats is the ability to adjust Q-factor, which isn't an option with the standard Crank Brothers cleats that came packaged with my Eggbeater pedals (see photo for comparison). Being able to get my feet just a little bit closer to the crankarms makes for happy knees and a closer feel to my road bike, which makes transitioning between road and cross a whole lot easier.

    As for durability, these are pretty bombproof. I've had this model on other shoes over the years and have yet to actually wear a pair out even with boatloads of cyclocross abuse.

    Adjustable Q-Factor For The Win

    Keep them fresh. Keep your feet in.

    • Familiarity:I've put it through the wringer

    Solid brass, solid cleat. Like the float and the simplicity of my Eggbeater pedals. Don't love replacing the cleats, but the system works and the new cleats keep my shoes on the pedals. Hate slipping out and the worst time when riding worn out cleats. Good price. Good product.

    better these than your pedals or shoes

    • Familiarity:I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit:True to size

    These are the same cleats that come with crank bros pedals. I love them, and when you walk around with shoes in the grocery and other places, its nice to know that the cleats are cheap to replace. Stick out just enough to lock into pedals easily but stay back when they're supposed to. Easy to adjust and don't rust out too bad (unless you ride lots of beaches):)

    Awesome!!!

    • Familiarity:I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit:True to size

    I bought these cleats for a pair of new shoes. These ones had been a step up in the ones that I use with other shoes that I have. These ones perform wonderful mounting and dismounting from the pedals. Sturdy, easy in and out.

    Might as well

      Decided to grab these in addition to my purchase of the eggbeater 3s to one hopefully last longer, and so far they are wearing pretty well after a few 100 miles of cross and mountain riding.

      Great for cross

      • Familiarity:I've put it through the wringer

      I use crankbrothers for my cross bike and always have a couple extra cleats laying around in my tool box. Grab an extra pair so you are not stuck with warn out cleats at the start of a big ride.

      Important

        Left neglected on the bottom of my sidi's for years now these little guys have had my back through some sketchy adventures. Figured it was time for a replacement and it's amazing what a difference it makes to have cleats that are not worn down beyond recognition. My egg beaters feel brand new again. Don't wait, replace your nasty old cleats!

        Several thousand miles later....

        This shows the cleats after a summer of training and racing NUE's. Still in pretty good condition, good enough to train on this spring. I replace my cleats once/twice a year to keep the fit snug and the action crisp. The cleats are made of a softer material than the pedal so that it wears and not your blinged out Egg Beaters. Replacing cleats is much better than pedals. If you keep your cleats installed for 10 deg til release and replace them periodically you will be happy and the action will dis-engage without effort.

        Several thousand miles later....

        what can you say about a cleat?

          Crank brothers cleats come well packaged, with clear instructions and everything you might need including shims as an option.

          The crank brothers mechanism is different from SPD I'm not sure if I like it yet. It may not be a good choice for a novice rider. There is no adjusting release pressure. In my opinion a novice does better with a very easy release. Easy release does not mean accidental release as long as your technique is good.

          Crank brothers pedals such as the mallet are great blend of flat and clipless, but it may be better to just commit to one or the other.

          simplicity reigns

            What's to say about cleats? Since I don't like messing with degrees of float, I prefer these to Shimano's two-bolt cleats, for their total simplicity - left side gets the dot, for a quicker release. Have 'em on all three pairs of shoes I own.

            Key for custom position

              Your shoe/pedal interface is super important. Professional bike fits are becoming really popular and one of the most important aspects of a bike fit is where your feet touch the pedals. Front to back adjustment is not the only important adjustment. These cleats allow for custom side to side placement to accommodate different width hips and Q angles. This is key for avoiding knee pain and injuries.

              They work

                Work for what they are supposed to do. These are my first set of cleats but didn't take long to get used to. I only fell over with bike attached twice, go ahead and laugh. All in all I'm happy with how they perform and would buy again but then I've only been using them for about a month so take it for what it's worth.

                Are these that durable? I would think brass...

                Are these that durable? I would think brass would be heavier and weaker than steel would be. I suppose stronger than aluminum?

                Your cleat has to be softer than your pedal to ensure that the cleats wears down instead of your pedal.

                As for weight, each cleat weighs 15 grams, which is the same as about 6 pennies. So, probably not a big weight concern there. ;)