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Anyone use insoles in your cycling shoes?

Old 02-07-16, 08:34 PM
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Anyone use insoles in your cycling shoes?

I'm buying a new pair of Shimano shoes this week, just a tad bigger than my current ones, so I can put some insoles in them, just for a little more ball/arch support.

Which ones do you like?
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Definitely go with specialized. They have a few different options, so find a retailer that you can test them out in.
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Old 02-07-16, 09:00 PM
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Originally Posted by bowermb View Post
Definitely go with specialized. They have a few different options, so find a retailer that you can test them out in.
Thanks, looks like just about all the bike shops around here have them.
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Old 02-07-16, 09:07 PM
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Originally Posted by AndjaVXC View Post
Thanks, looks like just about all the bike shops around here have them.
great. from my own experience, i went with the blue and found them to be downright painful for the first couple long rides, but my feet adjusted to them and have been absolutely awesome and pain free since.
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I have had foot problems so this worked for me. I spent .99c on a pair of soft flip flops and ground them down leaving the arch almost the stock height. For me when I have to walk on them, it makes them softer, and I get better arch support while riding.
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I have removed the insoles that came with the shoes and replaced them with my orthotic insoles. I believe it keeps my knees better aligned.
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I have superfeet greens in my shoes.
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Originally Posted by Muffin Man View Post
I have superfeet greens in my shoes.
Me too, and I hate myself for not getting them years ago. Soo much better than the stock flat insoles in my Specialized road shoes.
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Been doing well with the Spesh insoles
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The Giro Trans I bought came w/ 3 different insole wedges for arch/ball support, been very happy w/ them.
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Superfeet are a good choice. Find your local retailer and try some out. If you want the most plush go with the Coppers those things got dat memory foam like they use in NASA on their swedish sleep systems. I have a pair of coppers I use every so often (I like more minimal footwear but wanted to try them out) I haven't put any in my cycling shoes but I might consider it and if so I would probably go yellow or carbon since they are lower volume.

I might try the Spesh ones because I now work at a dealer but so far my shoes are pretty O.K. so I don't have any need.
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I use Superfeet greens in my lakes because my feet are stupid, and in order to get shoes that are wide enough, they're usually a little too loose, so the higher stack height on the insole takes up some room and makes the fit a little better actually.
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