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    SPD compatable dress shoes?

    anyone know of any "business casual" type shoe that accept SPD cleats? Something without colors or logos preferably. and something that you can walk in.

    I found these, which look pretty business like (don't like the orange though):



    any others out there?
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    Stupid orange dots messing up a perfectly good shoe. Designers can be idiots sometimes. I don't know of any good normal looking bike shoes, but I'd like to see if anyone knows.
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    i like orange!

    what? those are awesome. who makes those?

    i'm sure you could just color it with some black nail polish.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tim24k View Post
    Not bad at all! however... $138. ouch!

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    Sharpie will fix those orange dots right up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by xcapekey View Post
    what? those are awesome. who makes those?

    i'm sure you could just color it with some black nail polish.

    r
    you can check them out here:

    http://www.permaco.com/en-us/dept_40.html

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    why bother? Go to a shoe outlet store. Buy a decent inexpensive pair of dress shoes and leave em at work. Works for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by timmhaan View Post
    Not bad at all! however... $138. ouch!
    And to think I'm looking to spend $240 on a pair of Sidi Genius 5 Mega Shoes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by timmhaan View Post
    anyone know of any "business casual" type shoe that accept SPD cleats? Something without colors or logos preferably. and something that you can walk in.

    I found these, which look pretty business like (don't like the orange though):



    any others out there?

    I like the three 1950's Buick portholes on the side. A big orange grille in the toe would complete the effect and cool your toes. Very retro.

    Eric

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    Quote Originally Posted by derath View Post
    why bother? Go to a shoe outlet store. Buy a decent inexpensive pair of dress shoes and leave em at work. Works for me.

    -D
    i like the idea of hopping on and off the bike without switching shoes. sometimes i might ride up to meet someone for dinner or something and really don't want to carry extra shoes with me. so, it's not strictly for work.

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