Icons of cycling: Look’s revolutionary clipless pedals

Quite literally a turning point for modern cycling; Look’s revolutionary clipless pedals

Many of the greatest innovations in road cycling have been imported from other sports. In the mid-1970s Toni Maier of Assos borrowed DuPont Lycra from skiing to create the first modern cycling shorts. A decade later snowsport technology would again come to cycling’s rescue — this time with a much-needed overhaul of the pedal.

>>> The best cycling clipless pedals

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