How To Set Up Cleats For Clipless Pedals

How To Set Up Cleats For Clipless Pedals


Knowing how to set up your cleats will help you to get the most out of your SPD or clipless pedals. Cleat set-up is one of GCN’s most requested videos… Here it is!

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Shimano, Look, Time, all use a standard 3-bolt pattern on their cleats. Other cleats such as Shimano SPD mountain bike pedals use a 2 bolt pattern and Speedplay use 4 bolts.

Despite these differences, the basics of where and how to mount your cleat are all the same. Oli Beckingsale and Daniel Lloyd take you through how to position your cleats for the best performance and least trouble.