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Old 08-06-07, 04:31 PM
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Clipless shoe reccomendation

Can anybody reccomend a good clipless shoe that isnt too pricey. I would like one that will allow me to walk out of the woods without too many probs if need be.

Also, I was checking a website and the shoe sizing was something I had never seen before. I wear a 9.5 shoe. Can you translate that to the sizing used for clipless shoes please. Thanks
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Old 08-06-07, 04:37 PM
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Originally Posted by Okieslims View Post
Can anybody reccomend a good clipless shoe that isnt too pricey. I would like one that will allow me to walk out of the woods without too many probs if need be.
661 has some reasonably priced offerings that may interest you.

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Also, I was checking a website and the shoe sizing was something I had never seen before. I wear a 9.5 shoe. Can you translate that to the sizing used for clipless shoes please. Thanks
Most manufacturers have a conversion table on their website. If not, there's always Google.
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I will add that if you are looking at 661 shoes, I have found that they run pretty true to size.
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Personally, I would go local shops and buy a shoe there. Nothing worse then ordering a shoe online and it not fitting. I think it's worth the extra $$ to buy at the lbs and know it feels good.
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Old 08-06-07, 05:58 PM
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Yeah. I spent so much on my bike though that Im trying to save $$$ whereever I can.

Thanks guys
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I agree with MattP. It's good to try them on prior to purchase. If you can't and are unsure about sizing, you could order a few pairs, keep the ones that fit and return the others. But that would likely cost more money with the shipping charges.
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I like my NIKE Kato shoes. No problems with them after 6 months of riding. They cost about $90 at my lbs.
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Originally Posted by Okieslims View Post
Can anybody reccomend a good clipless shoe that isnt too pricey.
What does that mean? How much $$?
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Old 08-07-07, 02:57 PM
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60 ish bucks
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http://www.performancebike.com/shop/...tegory_ID=2120

As far as walking out of the woods... bring a tube, pump, and a powerlink and you can just ride out of the woods 99.999% of the time. The other 0.001% you are screwed.
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Old 08-07-07, 03:40 PM
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Originally Posted by probable556 View Post
http://www.performancebike.com/shop/...tegory_ID=2120

As far as walking out of the woods... bring a tube, pump, and a powerlink and you can just ride out of the woods 99.999% of the time. The other 0.001% you are screwed.
I'm not concerned about flats as much as Im concerned about the rear derailer. I read reviews on the rear derailer on my cannondale caffeine 3 and everybody seemed to love the smooth action of it, but a few people reported that a little tap made it bend into the spokes. So Im a little concerned about that but so long as I have some decent shoes I think Ill be just fine.
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Old 08-08-07, 08:49 AM
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who needs shoes go barefooted for the ultimate pain and suffering
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http://www.jensonusa.com/store/produ...dal+Combo.aspx

How about that? (The shoes are availiable separately for $53)

I posted the combo because I'm considering it myself. Any thoughts?
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Those look pretty good. Thanks
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