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Old 01-12-07, 01:57 PM   #1
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Cheapest Shoes for Look?

I've been married to clips and straps forever, but I have 7 bikes, and thanks to my wheeling and dealing, I have two sets of Look pedals, and one set of Campagnolo Look compatibles. So, it's time to give clipless a try, on my training ride road bike, and maybe on my track bike. What I want to know is, what are the cheapest shoes that I can get that are compatible?
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Old 01-12-07, 01:58 PM   #2
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probably the cheapest road shoes you can find. Look is pretty much the standard these days.
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I been rockin addidas adistar road comps. usually on sale at Nashbar/performance for $80.
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I don't know what the prevailing prices are in England, but virtually any road shoe will fit the Look three bolt pattern (as dutret says, it is a pretty universal standard). If Specialized is readily available, I have a pretty high opinion of their entry level shoes.

Careful on the pre-Keo Look cleat. I found them to be a little slick at first.
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go to nashbar
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http://www.performancebike.com/shop/...tegory_ID=2110

$40
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Old 01-12-07, 03:30 PM   #7
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Trouble there is, I'm in England. Nashbar will charge me $970 for shipping.
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i just got some sidi geniuses from ebay for 20

w00t!

and came with all the adapter plates for spd etc. really impressed by the standard of design.

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i just got some sidi geniuses from ebay for 20

w00t!

and came with all the adapter plates for spd etc. really impressed by the standard of design.

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Wow, that is the deal of a lifetime!
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I been rockin addidas adistar road comps. usually on sale at Nashbar/performance for $80.
These are on sale for $40 now. Link
Same thing is $100 at Performance O_O. Link
Kind of ugly in my opinion, but how do they feel?
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With the current exchange rate, that's 20. If I get a US buddy to mail them on, that could be a go-er.......

Ah. Except that they only have them to size 9, and I'm an 11. Which might even be a 12 US. Damn my canoe -like feet!
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