Ask A Mechanic: How to Quiet Squeaky Road Cleats

Suffering through 50+ miles of squeaking clipless pedal cleats can drive any road cyclist batty. Learn how to fix the problem in this short video. Everything from examining cleat installation, to inspecting common wear areas, as well as how to get everything clean and lubed is covered in this video. Follow the instructions and you will be back to suffering in silence in no time.

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Daniel Slusser is a professional bicycle mechanic with over ten years of experience. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from HSU and a master’s degree in history from Cal Poly. When he is not riding, wrenching, or writing he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.