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Recommend SPD shoes for odd proportioned feet

Old 07-05-19, 04:53 PM
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Recommend SPD shoes for odd proportioned feet

Can anyone recommend a brand or brands of SPD cycling shoes that allow spd cleats to be set further forward?

I wear size 45, but I have very short forefeet. as a result I can never get the ball of my foot properly positioned over the pedal. Even with the cleats jammed as far forward as they can go in the slots, I still end up with my feet too far forward on the pedals, with the balls of my feet extending past the pedal axis.

I have tried three pairs of spd shoes, (two pair of Shimano, and one pair of Giro).

Are there brands that have longer cleat slots for more extreme forward positioning?

Thanks for any help or insight.

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I modded slots using a Dremel; extending the hole rearward. You could possibly do the same going forward somewhat.
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