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BOBCAT shoe spike Instructions

BOBCAT shoe spike Instructions

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1-USE

Thank you for purchasing these Simond shoe spike and for placing your trust in us. These instructions explain how to use your equipment properly. For your own safety, read and familiarise yourself with these instructions before use.

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BOBCAT shoe spike Instructions

2-Parts

(1) Structure, (2) Rear strap, (3) Rear adjustment buckle, (4) Side cable, (5) Main strap, (6) Double ring

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BOBCAT shoe spike Instructions

3-Adjusting the shoe spike

WARNING : SIMOND shoe spike are asymmetric, be careful not to swap left and right foot. The double ring, used to block the main strap, must always be on the outside of the foot. (B) Place the shoe spike beneath the shoe and press the back of the shoe against the rear strap. Adjust the length of the rear strap using the rear adjustment buckle, so that the shoe spike are situated in the middle of the shoe.  Pass the main strap over the shoe, then under the side cable, then over the shoe again to reach the double ring. 

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(C) Pass the main strap through the double ring and tighten. Check the shoe spike are held firmly by kicking your foot, scraping the shoe spike on the ground: the shoe spike should not move. If the shoe spike does move, adjust the fit by repeating the different steps and test again.

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4-Inspection, lifespan and guarantee

INSPECTION
Before, during and after each use, check that your spikes are in good condition. Check for cracks on the metallic parts. Check that fasteners and straps are whole and undamaged (no burns and/or cuts). Check that points are well sharpened. If the points have been resharpened, check that they are long enough. Check for rust on the metallic parts as well as readability of markings on the product. Regular thorough inspection must be performed by a skilled and trained person. The minimum period is twelve months.


LIFESPAN
Metallic parts: the lifespan is not time limited, the spike can be used as long as it complies with inspection requirements.Plastic parts and straps: length of use is ten years after first use, subject to meeting the inspection requirements. This lifespan can be limited to a single use in case of extreme use (fall). If you have the slightest doubt about the material’s integrity, then discard it. All repairs or modifi cations are forbidden. User safety is linked to maintaining the effectiveness and resistance of the equipment. Extremely low temperatures (below -30°C) can weaken the shoe spike (causing them to crack or break). Check your shoe spike regularly and carefully when they are exposed to this type of temperature.

GUARANTEE
SIMOND guarantee lasts for 2 years starting from the day of purchase of the product and against all manufacturing defects. Normal wear and tear, as well as damage caused by poor use or product modifi cation are not covered by the guarantee.

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5-Cleaning and storage

CLEANING – MAINTENANCE
Rince in clear water and dry the shoe spike after each use. You can a little bit of oil (WD40®)on the metallic parts to prevent rust. Remove the excess of product on the plastic parts. If the slings are wet, let them dry away from any source of heat. Always sharpen the edges of the points, never the sides. Use a file, never use a grinder that may damage the heat treatment. 

STORAGE 
Store the shoe spike in a dark, dry and well-ventilated place, avoiding exposure to light. Keep them away from heat sources. Avoid any contact with chemicals (acid, bleach, oil, petrol, diesel, solvents, etc.)

TRANSPORT
The shoe spike must be carried in a protective cover. Be careful not to hurt yourself or anyone else when attaching your shoe spike to a backpack.

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6-Meaning of markings

BOBCAT: name of product
XXMMYY: Traceability number : batch number (XX), manufactureing month (MM) and manufacturing year (YY)

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    manufacturer’s name

  • BOBCAT shoe spike Instructions

    Refer to the user guide before using this equipment

  • 6-Meaning of markings

    equipment with the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2016/425 Notified body that has completed the EU type certification. TÜV SÜD Product Service GmbH, Ridlersts. 65, 80339 München, Germany.notified body no.: 0123

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The EU Declaration of Conformity of your product is accessible on the web page of the relevant shoe spike on the https://support.decathlon.fr/languageswebsite.