How to Put on Peloton Shoes and Clip Into the Pedal?

How to Put on Peloton Shoes and Clip Into the Pedal

Peloton shoes don’t look like regular cycling shoes. These shoes are very different from ordinary shoes. So, it is important to learn how to put on peloton shoes correctly if you are interested in peloton cycling. You’d have a great time pedaling the bike with your peloton shoes if it’s worn appropriately.

It’s something we’ve thought of and are happy to help. This step-by-step guide will help you use your peloton shoes properly.

How To Assemble Peloton Shoes And Crampons?

Before beginning assembling, it is important to understand how to install cleats on peloton shoes. It is very simple to attach crampons to peloton shoes. You will need to adjust the cleats to your shoes. Here’s how to:

  • Wear your shoes and use a marker to mark out the sole of your foot. A pencil may be helpful too. This is necessary to fit the midpoint of the cleat across your foot.
  • Match up the three screw holes and place the cleats on the bottom of your peloton shoe.
  • Place each puck in the appropriate place on the cleat.
  • Place the screws in the holes. However, do not screw them right away.
  • Make sure your cleats are facing forward so they line up with where you will place your toe. The cleats should be placed on the line from heel to toe.
  • Use a 4mm hex wrench to fasten the screws until they are firm.
  • Repeat the above steps with your second shoe.
  • To check alignment, start pedaling. If the pressure is directed towards the axis of the pedal, everything will be fine.
  • If it’s not convenient for you after some time, make sure you relax the screws. This could cause the pedal axle to move. Unclipping the cleats will be a tough one. You may likewise perceive a ringing in your ears. To solve the problem, tighten the screws more firmly.

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You can watch this video below to see how it is done.

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How To Clip Your Peloton Shoes Into The Pedals?

Once your cleats are snug, don’t forget to put on your peloton shoes. You will easily know if you feel relaxed wearing the shoes. That’s the hard part: attaching your peloton shoes to the pedals. These steps must be followed carefully or you will not feel comfortable even after setting the cleats correctly.

Step 1

Place your legs on either side of the peloton’s bike while you hold the handlebars.

Step 2

Clip one foot and the other to the floor. Position your foot on the pedal at 6 o’clock. This position allows your foot to press in as easily as possible ensuring that the pedal is flat.

Step 3

It’s time to attach the clip. Keep the pedal at 6 o’clock. Now raise your foot slightly higher. Place your foot flat on the pedal with your toe pointing down.

Step 4

Keep your feet down on the pedals and push your foot towards them until you hear a creak. This indicates that the cleats have been correctly clipped. To give it a better grip, you can either apply pressure or twist the clip.

Step 5

Follow the same procedure for the second foot. It won’t be difficult because you have already done the same thing for the first foot and also because your second foot is in a balanced position. Position your foot on the pedal at 12 o’clock. The other foot should be at 6 o’clock. This is the best position to attach your peloton shoes to the pedals.

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Watch the video below to see how you can clip your peloton shoes into and out of the pedals

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How Do You Fit Your Peloton Shoes?

Peloton shoes have a buckle system for adjustment (mainly velcro straps). Peloton shoes can be adjusted by tightening or loosening the buckle.

We will first show you how to tighten and buckle your peloton shoes. Next, we’ll show you how to unbuckle and loosen them.

How To Tighten And Buckle Your Peloton Shoes?

On the sides of your peloton shoes, you will find a button closure. Find the button and attach it.

Then slide the strap from the buckle through its buckle. Then press a little to release the button. It’s easy, right?

Pull the button from outside to inside to tighten the buckle. Then release the pressure by applying light pressure. The buckle should be adjusted to a comfortable limit that is neither too tight nor too loose.

How To Unbuckle And Loosen Peloton Shoes?

Unbuckling and loosening peloton shoes is quite simple. The buckle button is the one that holds the belt. The buckle button will open, allowing you to unbuckle the shoe. The strap will become looser once you unbuckle it. This means you can take your feet out of your shoes.

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Tips For Putting On Peloton Shoes

You have learned how to adjust, put on and clip your peloton shoes. We’d like to help you prevent possible errors. Before pedaling, double-check everything. Do not fall for serious injuries. For any incorrect adjustment, you may experience pain and discomfort in your knees and feet.

Cleats should neither be extremely loose nor snug. You may find it difficult to unclip the cleats from the pedals if they are too tight. In the worst case, the cleats could break or be damaged. If the cleats are loose excessively, the cleats would get hooked in the pedals. 

To remove the cleats, you may need to forcefully unscrew them. It will be timewasting and somewhat complicated. 

Check that the cleats are in the correct places before clipping them into the pedals. You may need to do it again.

Use your hands to clean your peloton shoes. It is not advised to make use of machines to clean your shoes as this can cause defects in the soles and studs.

Note that there are numbers and lines at the underside of your peloton shoes. These numbers and lines are used to position the studs correctly. The diagonal line tells you where to place the cleats based on the ball of your foot. The horizontal numbers will help you determine if your cleats are straight or not.


This guide will help you get started spinning in your peloton shoes. Every time you step on a bike, safety, confidence, and exceptional performance are evident.

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