An alignment system for a cleat and a base assembly

夹板和基底装配件的对准系统

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允许彼此盲对准和接合的夹板和基底装配件(100,200)。夹板被设置在鞋底的底面上并且包含沿鞋底的纵向轴线移位一距离的前向夹板接合边缘(112)和后向夹板接合边缘(114)。基底装配件(200)可以被提供在自行车踏板上并且包含配置为分别可释放地保持或耦连前向夹板接合边缘和后向夹板接合边缘的前向基底接合边缘(212)和后向基底接合边缘(214)。一对引导件(116)以相对于鞋底的纵向轴线的角度设置,一对引导件(116)汇集于前向夹板接合边缘或后向夹板接合边缘中一个的相对侧以允许夹板到基底装配件的盲对准和接合。
A cleat and base assembly (100, 200) for permitting blind alignment and engagement to one another are provided. The cleat is disposed on an underside of a shoe sole and includes a forward cleat engagement edge (112) and a rearward cleat (114) engagement edge displaced at a distance along a longitudinal axis of the shoe sole. The base assembly (200) can be provided on a bicycle pedal and includes a forward base engagement edge (212) and a rearward base engagement edge (214) configured to releasably retain or couple the forward and rearward cleat engagement edges, respectively. A pair of guides (116) are disposed at angles relative to the longitudinal axis of the shoe sole, the pair of guides (116) converging at opposing sides of one of the forward or rearward clear engagement edges to permit blind alignment and engagement of the cleat to the base assembly.

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