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    Clipless shoe reccomendation

    Can anybody reccomend a good clipless shoe that isnt too pricey. I would like one that will allow me to walk out of the woods without too many probs if need be.

    Also, I was checking a website and the shoe sizing was something I had never seen before. I wear a 9.5 shoe. Can you translate that to the sizing used for clipless shoes please. Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by Okieslims View Post
    Can anybody reccomend a good clipless shoe that isnt too pricey. I would like one that will allow me to walk out of the woods without too many probs if need be.
    661 has some reasonably priced offerings that may interest you.

    Quote Originally Posted by Okieslims View Post
    Also, I was checking a website and the shoe sizing was something I had never seen before. I wear a 9.5 shoe. Can you translate that to the sizing used for clipless shoes please. Thanks
    Most manufacturers have a conversion table on their website. If not, there's always Google.

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    I will add that if you are looking at 661 shoes, I have found that they run pretty true to size.

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    Personally, I would go local shops and buy a shoe there. Nothing worse then ordering a shoe online and it not fitting. I think it's worth the extra $$ to buy at the lbs and know it feels good.

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    Yeah. I spent so much on my bike though that Im trying to save $$$ whereever I can.

    Thanks guys

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    I agree with MattP. It's good to try them on prior to purchase. If you can't and are unsure about sizing, you could order a few pairs, keep the ones that fit and return the others. But that would likely cost more money with the shipping charges.
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    The caveat with a strap-on, of course, is you will have to get creative with a couple of lock cables and an anchor point

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    I like my NIKE Kato shoes. No problems with them after 6 months of riding. They cost about $90 at my lbs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Okieslims View Post
    Can anybody reccomend a good clipless shoe that isnt too pricey.
    What does that mean? How much $$?
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    60 ish bucks

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    http://www.performancebike.com/shop/...tegory_ID=2120

    As far as walking out of the woods... bring a tube, pump, and a powerlink and you can just ride out of the woods 99.999% of the time. The other 0.001% you are screwed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by probable556 View Post
    http://www.performancebike.com/shop/...tegory_ID=2120

    As far as walking out of the woods... bring a tube, pump, and a powerlink and you can just ride out of the woods 99.999% of the time. The other 0.001% you are screwed.
    I'm not concerned about flats as much as Im concerned about the rear derailer. I read reviews on the rear derailer on my cannondale caffeine 3 and everybody seemed to love the smooth action of it, but a few people reported that a little tap made it bend into the spokes. So Im a little concerned about that but so long as I have some decent shoes I think Ill be just fine.

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    who needs shoes go barefooted for the ultimate pain and suffering

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    http://www.jensonusa.com/store/produ...dal+Combo.aspx

    How about that? (The shoes are availiable separately for $53)

    I posted the combo because I'm considering it myself. Any thoughts?

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    Those look pretty good. Thanks

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