Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Corsa Cleat: A Modern Bicycle Cleat for Vintage Pedals
Thanks to Robert who writes, "Thank you for creating a fun blog about riding in Italy. I have enjoyed two L'Eroica rides 2011 & 2013, and plan to ride again this year. Also I hope to move to Italy for a few months or more depending on the visa, in a couple of years.
I have started my first Kickstarter to fund the initial cost for injection molding a new version of the old cleat. My new cleat has 10 degrees of float and works with vintage toe clip pedals. I came up with the idea a few years ago while training to do the L'Eroica ride. It is just something I created for all the people that love to restore and ride their old bikes but don't have the knees to ride toe clips.
Here is a link to my Kickstarter: http://kck.st/1oB0R9n"
Coincidentally, the next blog entry will be about an Italian solution for making city bike pedals more friendly for shoes (and high heels)....stay tuned.
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