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    Bye Bye Mtn bike shoes!!!

    I know I should practice, but I can't resist just riding home from work here in about an hour. See how it goes.
    Shimano 105 SPD SL and new White Mavic Road pro's!! At least I'll look faster!

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    With "pro" right there in the shoe name you know they're gonna be fast! Wonder if you'll notice the stiffer soles. All my foot pains went away after switching to a carbon sole.

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    White shoes were my secret weapon at l'Etape last year and they absolutely helped.
    At the finish line, I looked like a lone bulldog at a greyhound convention because I finished with all the skinnies. Thanks Sidis!



    Keep your mtb shoes for rainy days. One single rainy ride will turn sparkling Liberace shoes into ugly brown lumberjack boots.

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    That is great you will love the difference!

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    Quote Originally Posted by calamarichris View Post
    White shoes were my secret weapon at l'Etape last year and they absolutely helped.
    At the finish line, I looked like a lone bulldog at a greyhound convention because I finished with all the skinnies. Thanks Sidis!





    Keep your mtb shoes for rainy days. One single rainy ride will turn sparkling Liberace shoes into ugly brown lumberjack boots.
    I prefer your Liberace shoes. Have a picture of you riding in those?

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    So two rides in and I really like the difference. Just need to get a little more used to it as I did have a few mis-clips at at intersections. Where I could really feel the difference was when I pedaled standing up.

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    Were your MTB shoes clipless as well?

    I rode around on a bike at the LBS today and it had platform pedals. I was shocked...SHOCKED...at how much I need to be clipped in now with fancy pedals. I pull up a lot more than I thought and standing and pedaling felt ridiculous.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jmX View Post
    Were your MTB shoes clipless as well?

    I rode around on a bike at the LBS today and it had platform pedals. I was shocked...SHOCKED...at how much I need to be clipped in now with fancy pedals. I pull up a lot more than I thought and standing and pedaling felt ridiculous.
    Yes, they were spd. My new ones are SPD-SL. The only thing I'm not sure about is that the clip extends a little outside of the shoe. Not sure if this is normal.

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    ^seems a little strange? I have teeh Look version and they are covered up.

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