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Old 04-04-10, 10:22 AM
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Shoes for short wide feet.

Anyone have a suggestion for riding shoes for someone with short but wide feet? I have tried several shoes, but can only get wide enough by going 2 sizes larger. I am told by PB that I can get a good pair of shoes in my size for around $250. But that is a little out of my price range.
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I also have wide feet. I was able to find a pair of Sidis with a lot of mesh/flexible material at the front of the shoe. They only have two straps so maybe they're triathlon shoes? They were on sale at REI for $99.
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Been there, done that and finally I got a pair D2 custom shoes. This is way out of your price range but in the end you may spend less money because you will have a pair that will last years and you won't keep going through endless pairs that don't fit hoping to find a reasonably priced off the rack shoe that will. It is only money and they are the only feet you have. It is really a joy to ride with shoes that actually fit.
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The only makes of cycling shoes for wide feet I have seen listed are Sidi and Lake. Both offer claimed EE width cycling shoes in both road and MTB versions. I have a pair of the Sidi MTB shoes in Mega width and find them a good fit.
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I have SIDI mega MTB shoes, and I cut out the lining in the widest part of the foot to give a bit more width. I had a pair of Cannondale MTB shoes ($130) that were almost as wide - I cut a hole in the sides at the base of the big toes. This didnt look very elegant, but it worked.
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When I was looking for shoes I tried on a couple of pairs of Shimanos and Sidis but found them a bit too narrow, and then found that Diadoras were a great for fit for my wider feet.
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I have fairly wide feet. Both times I bought shoes (road pair, MTB pair) Specialized's cheapest model was the most comfortable.
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