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Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) Looking to lose that spare tire? Ideal weight 200+? Frustrated being a large cyclist in a sport geared for the ultra-light? Learn about the bikes and parts that can take the abuse of a heavier cyclist, how to keep your body going while losing the weight, and get support from others who've been successful.

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Old 07-08-12, 11:23 AM   #1
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Where to buy biking shoes for big feet?

I know "big feet" isn't always associated with clydes but i'm 6'4" / 250 pounds and wear a size 15 shoe... SOMETIMES I can get away with a 14 depending on shoe brand. I've been scavanging through performance bike, nashbar, etc. and just can't find anything my size. Any help would be appreciated, thanks!

***EDIT Nevermind... I found some
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Old 07-08-12, 01:03 PM   #2
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http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product...04_-1___202362 I wear 48's with a shoe size of 13-14. So maybe a 50 for you.
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Old 07-08-12, 01:22 PM   #3
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given: The hundred + bike shops in Portland,OR. so odds OP would find something ,
was apparently sufficient..
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Old 07-08-12, 01:36 PM   #4
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For anyone that stumbles into this thread as a consequence of searches in the future.

Sidi build road and mountain shoes up to a Euro 51 (US 15 or 16) and do a "Mega" range that is built wide. Genius 5 and Dominator models.
Bont does high end carbon soled road shoes to 51
Lake makes some models to 51
As does Shimano

I'm a true US 15 on a Brannock and find 51 to generally be just a little tiny bit big and 50 to be a little too snug, so wear 51's.
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Old 07-08-12, 05:18 PM   #5
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For anyone that stumbles into this thread as a consequence of searches in the future.

Sidi build road and mountain shoes up to a Euro 51 (US 15 or 16) and do a "Mega" range that is built wide. Genius 5 and Dominator models.
Bont does high end carbon soled road shoes to 51
Lake makes some models to 51
As does Shimano

I'm a true US 15 on a Brannock and find 51 to generally be just a little tiny bit big and 50 to be a little too snug, so wear 51's.

I am a 15 in every shoe I buy and I wear a 50 in sidi. I have both their road and mtb shoe and they fit fine. Shimano says 51 equals a 15 us...haven't tried on on however. I found mine on amazon and zappos.
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My Sidi's are quite old. I believe they have chagned their lasts slightly since then. I tried on some Shimano 51's last year and they seemed to run just slightly longer than the Sidi's. I could probably be happy with a 50 in the Shimano. I haven't tried on Bont's, but, according to their fit chart and suggestion that you add approximately 4mm to your foot length, I would be a 51 in those as well. I pose a slight fit challenge in that my feet differ in length by about 5mm.

Vesteroid, can you wear a 15 Nike? I can't. They run too small for me. A 15 New Balance on the other hand is 'just' acceptable. If they did a 15 1/2 I'd be set.
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Not sure Fred, haven't had a pair of nikes in a long time...currently have Merrill trail gloves, a pair of brooks, and a pair OD saucanoys all in 15
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