4Xpedo calls for 5N.m of torque on each cleat bolt. Do it. Never lightly snug a shoe cleat (theorizing that the cleat will migrate to the most comfortable position). If the
cleat comes loose, it will not release and you will fall. It has to
5Before you mount the pedals to the crankarms, drop some assembly lube or dab some grease on the pedals’ threads. Another great tip is don’t use excessive torque
when attaching the pedals to the crank. A firm snugging gets
6Before you climb on your bike, lower the saddle a few inches. It will make you more comfortable.
7Before you even think of venturing into the real world, get yourself in a doorway or hallway where you can hold on. This is the absolute best way to practice clipping in
and releasing from the pedal. Most pedals require you to step
in with your toe slightly down and with a solid push down to
clip in. Release requires a firm push down on the ball of your
foot while twisting the heel.