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    Look Keo Sprint Elle

    So, does anybody know the difference between the standard Look Keo Sprints and les Elles? The blue color matches the new build, but they are called "women's specific" pedals. How are they women specific (aside from the name)? Would my hairy 165/170 kill these pedals?
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    I think the only difference is the color...REI has them in black for $99.00....the graphics are powder blue..

    Probikekit has the black Elle's for $62.93

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    If they use the same Keo cleat for them - you are good

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    PBK doesnt have the blue i am looking for. there are some shimano gerolstiener ones witha blue that is cool too.

    now i have to figure out if:
    a) i wanna try something other than crank bros
    b) i want look or shimano
    c) i care that my pedals say "elle"

    i have seen some pink CB quattros...
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    Spring tension

    There is less spring tension, need less force to disengage the cleat. The Elle pedal is equal to the Classic Keo tension range of 8-12nm. Both pedals are designed for riders new to clipless, non-competitive or for those who have an issue with side-loading the ankle.

    The Sprint Keo is 9-15nm, the Carbon Keo is 10-18nm


    Quote Originally Posted by weltyed
    So, does anybody know the difference between the standard Look Keo Sprints and les Elles? The blue color matches the new build, but they are called "women's specific" pedals. How are they women specific (aside from the name)? Would my hairy 165/170 kill these pedals?
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    You can always mod the bodies to higher end keo springs and axles if you must.
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    thanks, rollo! i knew i could count on you.

    i do side-load a bit, so maybe these chick pedals would work...

    Quote Originally Posted by Rollo Tommassi
    There is less spring tension, need less force to disengage the cleat. The Elle pedal is equal to the Classic Keo tension range of 8-12nm. Both pedals are designed for riders new to clipless, non-competitive or for those who have an issue with side-loading the ankle.

    The Sprint Keo is 9-15nm, the Carbon Keo is 10-18nm
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    Spring tension should be fine...8-12 is what some of the old Delta pedals had, I'm still using them. Only time I pull out is when my cleats get worn really bad.....

    Nashbar has the blue Elle's for $79.99
    Last edited by Dinosaur; 12-25-2008 at 07:40 AM.

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