OK - I really hope this does not get me run off this forum but I cannot find anything to answer my question.
Why would someone want a road shoe / pedal vs a MTB shoe / pedal?
Yes, I know the MTB shoe gives you the freedom to do some walking around while you would have to walk on the cleat of the road shoe but that is all I know.
I ride a road bike. I don't burn up any speed records - I normally cruise between 14 and 15mph with some up around 17 to 19 for awhile. I am currently using Frog Speedplay pedals with a mid range Shimano MTB shoe. After 15 or 20 miles, I have been having a real problem with my feet going to sleep or maybe what I have seen described as hot spots - I'm not real sure.
I am not inclined to go out and spend 200+ on new pedals and shoes just to see what happens.
So - the question is - why does someone want a road pedal / shoe vs a MTB shoe / pedal?
Or is it just personal preference?
Thanks for your patience with this question that I am sure has been beat up many times over the years.