Installing your new SPD cleats

Published in Tips on Feb 27, 2020

Although you can ride in sneakers at some studios, it’s best to ride in cycling shoes since they give more support, more power, and more muscle engagement with every single stroke!


Ordered a new pair of SPD Cleats with your Slipstreams? We recommend having your local bike shop or studio install the cleats for you, but if you prefer to install them at home here are some tips.

For best results TIEM recommends:

  1. Align the cleat with the ball of your foot and tighten the screws securely such that the cleat does not slide or rotate against the sole. *It is very important that cleats be installed as tight as possible!*
  2. Regularly check the screw heads for wear and always ensure they are secure and tight on the sole of the shoe. Your cleats may need some slight adjusting and tightening in between multiple rides!

Watch this video for additional guidance on installing your cleats:

As always, if you have any questions concerning your Slipstreams, SPD cleats, cleat installation, or clipping in, contact us and we would be happy to help!



Also in Form and Function

TIEM TAPS BACK: Power Up in Pink for BCRF
TIEM TAPS BACK: Power Up in Pink for BCRF

0 Comments

It's officially #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth. Two shoes, one cause. As we kick off #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth, we are proud to be a long-time partner of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Read More
September Spotify Playlist 2021
September Spotify Playlist 2021

0 Comments

Spotify saw it first... welcome to the TIEM September playlist! Aka 60 minutes of motivation for your next workout. Featuring the latest drops from artists Ed Sheeran, The Weeknd, Halsey, & more!
Read More
TIEM x STRYDE - featuring instructor Megan Hanson
TIEM x STRYDE - featuring instructor Megan Hanson

0 Comments

Meet Megan Hanson, owner of High Ride Cycle, who has the unique ability to bring her classes nationwide by being a part of the STRYDE network. STRYDE's mission is to give their community access to the top instructors across the country through their at-home bike and class membership. Read on to learn more about Megan's story and get access to a special TIEM x STRYDE discount!
Read More