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What Are Toe Clips?


What Are Toe Clips?

Early 1980s bicycle pedal with toe clip.

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Definition: Toe clips attach to bicycle pedals and help to secure the rider’s foot to the pedal with leather or nylon straps. Resembling a stirrup, toe cages enclose the front part of the rider’s foot and enable the cyclist to bring more power to their pedaling by pulling up on the straps as well as pushing down on the pedal. Sometimes referred to as "toe cages."

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