Pedaling and foot angle

The wrong foot positioning can cause knee pain. Your cleat (the thing that locks your shoe to the pedal) angle should mirror the natural angle of your heel. While no-float pedals have been linked to knee problems, too much float can be just as damaging. Most riders should be comfortable with a maximum of 4.5 degrees of float. Or, do like the “biking librarian” and use regular pedals and shoes. Just try to pedal with the ball of your foot.

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About envirolibrarian

I am a librarian at Nashville State Community College, and the faculty advisor for the student environmental group. I use my bicycle and the train to get to work everyday. I really enjoy riding.
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