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White cycling shoes has ruined the "look" of cycling.

Old 06-24-11, 12:38 PM
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Originally Posted by rtdub View Post
that's what these are for - wore them to my own wedding. True story >:-)



most comfortable shoe ever. If i could find a way to recess some cycling cleats in there, i'd do it. Already made a pair into golf shoes.

yes!
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If you dislike anything other than black you'd hate my shoes...

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Originally Posted by The English Hac View Post
If you dislike anything other than black you'd hate my shoes...

Those things rock! I like!
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Originally Posted by big chainring View Post
But the white shoe thing has turned me off to the new look of cycling.
Not as much as black socks.
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Originally Posted by big chainring View Post
A Cat 1 cyclist told me once, "To be pro, you gotta look pro."
I'd be wary of accepting advice on how to be a pro from someone who is not a pro.

Granted, he's much closer to it than I ever was, and he could drop me even if I managed to steal one pedal off his bike when he wasn't looking.
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Originally Posted by DC_United_Fan View Post
It was the beef, I tell ya', THA BEEFFFF!!
Have you seen the limited edition "Salute to Contador" jersey?

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Originally Posted by Doohickie View Post
That Cat 1 cyclist is an idiot.
+1 Can you be anymore blunt?!
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Originally Posted by higherground View Post
have you seen the limited edition "salute to contador" jersey?

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I've been wearing white shoes since 1991. I have thought about getting the silver version as a backup pair. If they go on sale for a silly price, I'll scoop them.
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Black shoes FTW!
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I'll wear white shoes all year long over the current rage of yellow shoes that look as if a dog mistook you for a fire hydrant.
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I have whit shoes cause I got a great deal on heat mold-able garneau's

I have a white helmet because I over heat in dark colors

I wear mostly black shorts so people don't see my junk

no one cares how you look when your dropping there ass.

I was in the gym a few years back so kid was making fun of a soccer team he played against because their school had bad uniforms.... jean shorts and whit t shirts.... his buddy laughed and said how bad did you beat them.... well the kids in bad uniforms kicked their butts

who cares what others think
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Originally Posted by mchacon01 View Post
+1 Can you be anymore blunt?!
Only if I were pcad or Chipcom.
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The only shoes I could find in my size were white, but since my bike is black I spray-painted my shoes to match.......
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Originally Posted by tagaproject6 View Post
Those things rock! I like!
'08 S-Works size 45 with very low miles (<1000ish?). I might be willing to sell since I never wear them (I have 2 other pairs of shoes including '11 S-Works in white/black). They are super comfortable, extremely well ventilated, very light, and very stiff. But they are also very ORANGE.

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Originally Posted by renton View Post
Ride fast!
+1

That's about it. Although these days, IV puncture marks may also be a "mark of being pro," sadly.
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Originally Posted by Rocket-Sauce View Post
But they are also very ORANGE.

Really? I didn't notice they are orange....maybe it was the way you set your exposure settings.
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My problem is that I'm still looking for the perfect white cycling kit to match my white cycling shoes...
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Try one piece longjohns, at Sears.
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Originally Posted by urbanknight View Post
He was wrong. To be pro, you gotta get paid.
+1
and wear what your team tells you to wear.
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Originally Posted by pallen View Post
My last pair of shoes - worth at least 200Watts
Yo you selling em?

if you don't have a handlebar mustache you just not pro bro..
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Originally Posted by fizzle View Post
Yo you selling em?

if you don't have a handlebar mustache you just not pro bro..
Since that post was almost five years ago, I doubt it.
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Originally Posted by fizzle View Post
Yo you selling em?

if you don't have a handlebar mustache you just not pro bro..
Wait, do I know you? Because I do have a handlebar mustache
I was actually giving them away at one point, but coudnt get any takers.
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