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SPD-SL Replacement Cleats

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Replace your worn SPD-SL road cleats! These Shimano SPD-SL Replacement Cleats are made from a super durable, lightweight nylon resin and feature a non-slip rubber base for easier walking. Fits Shimano SPD-SL pedal systems. Includes mounting hardware. 72g/pair.

Shimano now offers three versions of these cleats:

  • Yellow: 3 degrees of float in each direction (6 total degrees), front/rear float
  • Blue: 1 degree of float in each direction (2 total degrees), rear float only (front-center-pivoting)
  • Red: No float (fixed position)
 

Weight: 86 grams

 

Weight: 86 grams

 

Cleat Type: Road Cleats 

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Awesome combo, make sure they're tight
by R ock O''Dundee Rebel
Cycling Enthusiast
SE Mass.

I ride 100miwk in rolling hills. These are easy to get in and out of and are very secure. Upon replacing them I didn't get them tight enough so the squeaked. Once I retightened them the squeak went away.

Reviewed 11/15/2018
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OEM Blue cleats for the win
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
Los Angeles
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

Chose blue cleats after many years of riding the stock yellow ones. Quicker and more confident click in out. Don't really notice the difference in flat, I guess my pedaling style is pretty consistent. These OEM Shimano cleats last forever, unless you walk all over the place on pavement with them on, which is foolish.

Reviewed 9/24/2018
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Secure, but wore quickly
by Joe
Cycling Enthusiast
Boulder, CO
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

Just switched to Shimano Ultegra pedals after a few years on Look Keo pedals (which I stopped used because the metal plate had lost adhesion to the pedal body). I like the near-zero float of these cleats - feels secure. But the wear on the cleats from walking was much faster than what I experienced with the Look cleats. On both shoes, the outside cushion was gone in a week of riding, and further wear on the plastic under the cushion has resulted in a tilted walking surface and less grip. I know, who walks on road cleats? But it's different. Still, the grip to the pedal is good.

Reviewed 8/20/2018
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Works
by BikenSax
Cycling Enthusiast
Southern Oregon

My favorite pedal system. I use this cleat and the blue one with less float.

Reviewed 10/17/2018
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Clip in and go
by Luke
Midwest

More comfortable and powerful than regular shoes. Make sure to practice clipping in and out before you ride. I had to loosen my pedals resistance because I couldn't get out!

Reviewed 10/8/2018
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Love them!
by Anonymous

Great cleats...all I use.

Reviewed 9/24/2018
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Western has the best price
by GDS PDX
Cycling Enthusiast
Portland, OR

I ride a lot and go through a lot of gear. Western always has the best price for things you need to replace on a regular basis-like cleats. Thanks for being my go-to resource for bike gear!

Reviewed 9/27/2018
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Love the pedals and cleats
by Bob
Competitive Racer
Washington D.C.

Riding the new wider Shimano SPD-SL shoes and the great cleats - won't ride anything else.

Reviewed 8/24/2018
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Best cleats!!
by Anonymous

Love these cleats! Ive never had any issies with them!

Reviewed 7/30/2018
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Easy to install, great cleats to use!
by whereizben
Cycling Enthusiast
Portland, OR

Easy to install.

Work well, with some amount of float.

Nice enough to walk around with.

Reviewed 7/30/2018
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You want the blue ones
by Mike C
Competitive Racer
Portland, OR

If you have Shimano pedals like 90% of road cyclists, these things are a known quantity. Most folks start on the yellows, but once you go blue you never go back. Red is a bit extreme. My only complaint is that I find myself replacing these more than once per year. I don't do a ton of walking on them...

Reviewed 7/30/2018
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Great product!
by Anonymous

Cleats work perfectly with my pedals

Reviewed 7/2/2018
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it is what I use
by upstateSCrider
Cycling Enthusiast
upstate south carolina

this is the cleats that I use

Reviewed 9/13/2018
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Blue cleats- great
by Chip
Atlanta
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

Been using the red-0 float cleats. Wanted more freedom of movement, but not up to the yellow 6 degrees. These fit the bill. Just enough freedom to re-position. Love em!

Reviewed 6/1/2018
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Easy to use
by PDX pedal
Cycling Enthusiast
Portland, Or

Easy to cilp in and out. Not the most robust for commuting.

Reviewed 5/21/2018
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Very secure & stable, excellent energy transfer. Difficult to kick out of new ultegra road pedals
by Miles
Cycling Enthusiast
Yaak, Montana
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

Pros Secure grip on the pedals, excellent energy transfer. Cons It is very difficult to kick out of new Ultegra road pedals with new yellow cleats. I have the pedals on the lightest setting and repeatedly work on clicking in and out. However, I really need to concentrate on a technique that works and plan ahead when I'm going to kick out, because of the tight release. I've ridden about 300 miles on these pedals and the yellow SPD-SL cleats to date. I've lubed the contact areas on the pedals and pivot point, and have even worked the pivot action of the pedals thousands of times using soft jawed vice grips. My next option is to try blue SPD-SL cleats because they have less rotation, which should help with kick out. The most consistent kick out technique I have found with these cleats is to firmly press the front of the cleat forward against the front of the pedal prior to rotating the heal outward.

Reviewed 5/17/2018
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Best cleat ever!
by SDCyclist
Cycling Enthusiast
San Diego
0 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

You do not slip when walking! The cleats are easy in and out. But the best, when you stop and put your foot on the ground you do not slip. The yellow contact points, keep your foot from slipping.

Reviewed 7/31/2017
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Tried and true. Stick with what works!
by Anonymous
Competitive Racer
Chicagoland
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

I've used shimano pedalscleats for 30 years. These have just the right amount of float. Tried other pedalscleat brands with free float as well as no float, and these are perfect. I like the solid support you feel with each pedal stroke. Granted, these cleats have to be replaced with excessive wear, but that's because we all know that we walk on our cleated shoes on pavement. Still worth it.

Reviewed 5/10/2018
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Cleats mostly ok
by cokvance
Daily Commuter
Salt Lake City

Decided not to take away a star because one set of the cleats had a bad screw. That screw did cause me to have to get a threading tool and chase the threads in one of my shoes, very scary. Don't buy these till they go on sale, the price has doubled on them in the last couple of years. I also tried the cheap chinese knockoffs, they worked ok but they only last a few weeks and the colored knobs on the cleats fall off after a few days...

Reviewed 7/21/2017
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Accept no substitutes
by Robbo J
Cycling Enthusiast
Austin, Texas

If you have SPD pedals and want some free float, this is the only cleat for me. I've been riding these ever since I switched to SPD pedals 4 or 5 years ago. I used to ride a LookKeo-style pedal but the cleat would often get caught in the pedal at the wrong spot versus sliding right in. Not good if you need a reliable clip in. I've not had a mis-clip with this style of cleat. I can also recover from the occasional landing on the wrong side of the pedal (it happens).

Reviewed 5/7/2018
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