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Old 08-16-10, 03:02 PM
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Cyclocross Shoes

Could anyone recommend a mid grade type of cyclocross shoe. I tend to have a slightly wider foot. The shoes will be used for racing. I will be using egg beater style pedals. Any manf. info will be helpful. Thanks
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Old 08-16-10, 03:48 PM
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I have a pair of Specialized BG Comps that I like a lot for cross. It's helpful to avoid a carbon sole; a little bit of flex really helps when you're running. The Specialized also accept toe spikes, if you race the type of courses where you'd need them.
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Old 08-16-10, 05:15 PM
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SiDi's Mega is their wide last , get one of their MTB shoes, the all Lorica upper is a synthetic leather ,
so wet and dry conditions are covered. won't harden like Burger byproduct cow's leather,
after getting soaked.
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Old 08-17-10, 07:23 AM
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i like my Mavic Pulse shoes.


https://www.mavic.com/mtb/products/pulse.320429.9.aspx
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Old 08-17-10, 10:48 AM
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My wide feet love specialized shoes.
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I use shimano M076 and M086.
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Lake sells some shoes in a wide version. I've got a pair that are fine, if a bit heavy. They've got another model that's lighter that I would get now if I were doing it again.
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I've had good luck with Northwave mtb shoes. I have an E width foot, and like them a hair better than the Sidi Megas (which I use for road shoes). I also use eggbeater pedals.
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