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Old 07-30-08, 06:14 AM   #1
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wide bicycle shoes

I am about done with my Pearl Izumi bike shoes, and they are a little narrow for my foot.

Does anyone have a good shoe that works well with wide feet? I bought these and they were suppose to stretch out a little, but not enough for me. I haven't seen any "Wide" bicycle shoes at any of the LBS' and I wear a 12 or 13 US shoe depending upon the brand. I guess I will have to look at the online shops for wider sizes.


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use sidi megas with an 11 4E foot.......work fine..
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Sidi Dominator Megas...pricey, but worth it.
Sandals are another option.
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Any of the Sidi Megas as already mentioned. I own a pair of Sidi Zetas in the mega width that I really like, but only after I put Specialized insoles in them.

I also have a pair of Specialized Comp MTN shoes that have a very roomy toe box and fit my duck feet just fine.
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I called Lake shoes the other day asking about their wide shoes, and the sales guy told me their wide shoes are a true EE width. When I get around to clipless pedals in the fall I will be trying out the Lake MX190 shoe, since my size 12's are midway between a D and EE.

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The Sidi megas are wide enough for just about anybody. I have wide feet (not freakishly wide, but wide enough), and I had to send back the Sidi Genius Megas I ordered and get the regular width - the mega width was too wide for me.
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I have a pair of wide lake shoes which fit well for my wide (EEE) high arch feet.
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Do any of you order on-line?

I don't have an LBS with any "wide" shoes, and the closest LBS to me is an hour away, and not open when I have free time.
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Take a look at Northwave shoes. Run a bit wide.
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I ordered the lake shoes online. They will take returns so long as the tags are attached and the cleats have not been installed.
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Where do you get Sidi in wide?
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I actualy *just* got a pair of shimano Spd-sl shoes. I usually have to go overboard on the shoe length to overcome my width issues. I actually was able to pick these up in 47's instead of the usual 48+ They could use a slightly more comfortable insole though I think.

Oddly enough, these were $100 while theonly Sidi's at REI were $160 and they seem lighter too!
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Specialized tend to run a bit wide. The Sidi's that I just bought are fine in the regular size. I wear at 12 to 13 wide--not really, really wide but still I tend to be wider than normal. I would think the Mega's would fit most wide feet.
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I use sidi dominator in mega and they fit my 45/EEE feet. I chose the "mountain" shoes
so I didn't have to walk too funny when I got off the bike.
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Take a look at Northwave shoes. Run a bit wide.
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I have a pair of Northwaves. I wear a size 11E or so. Very comfortable and I think I could have a wider foot and still be comfortable.
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I have a size 10 EEE and I purchased these about 2 months ago and love them
http://www.performancebike.com/shop/...tegory_ID=2110

mine are 45s for sizing reference..Good luck..shopping for shoes with feet like ours can be difficult
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