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Guide 2 Cycling   >   Shoes

 

Cycling Shoes - What To Wear When Riding Your Bike


One of the nicest things about cycling is that it's generally possible to do it in your normal clothes without spending ages gtting changed, or messing around with gadgets and pieces of kit. There is however one exception - regular cycling wears out your shoes very quickly, and for this reason it's best to wear specialist cycling shoes whenever possible.

The reason why cycling is hard on shoes, is that your feet need to grip the pedals, and this grip tends to tear aware at the soles of your shoes. Thus you'll find it's a false economy to "save money" money by buying sneakers and cycling in those.

Aside from durability, there other reason to choose specialist cycling shoes if possible. Cycling shoes are designed to support the whole of your foot's sole, and this avoids you getting sore patches at the places where the pedals touch. Additionally, cycling shoes have stiffer soles than regular shoes or snickers, and this allows you both to pedal more efficiently, and also helps the blood flow freely in your feet, which will help keep you warm in cold weather, and cool in hot weather.


Clipless Pedals

Once you have become a regular cyclist, one of the things that you may wish to look into is clipless pedals. These require special shoes with metal cleats on their soles: your feet are then able to lock securely to the pedals, although you can receive instant release (for example in an emergency) by simply twisting your feet.

Shoes and cleats from different manufacturers are generally interchangeable so you can mix and match your choice of gear. In general, there are two bolt holes recessed in the sole of the shoe, and the cleat attaches to this. However, cleats and clipless pedals are generally sold together and only work in specific combinations - so for these you cant mix and match.

Here are some cycling shoes:

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Fizik R5 Road Cycling Shoe - Carbon Reinforced, Microtex, Fine Tune Fit

Fizik
Black / Black Sports

Fizik R5 Road Cycling Shoe - Carbon Reinforced, Microtex, Fine Tune Fit
 
  • Upper Material: Microtex
  • Footbed: Fizik Cycling Insole
  • Cleat Compatibility: 3-hole road
Product Description:
While the Fizik R1 Uomo shoes are some of the most comfortable, high performance shoes we've worn, they may be a little pricey for riders who want comfort but who aren't rolling to that start line on a regular basis. For this reason, Fizik introduced the R5 Uomo Boa Men's Shoes. While they aren't sewn from kangaroo leather, the R5 uppers are highly breathable Microtex fabric with nylon mesh windows for ventilation. Inside of the uppers is Fizik's Superlight Insole that supports your arches and absorbs road vibration. The uppers are placed on a carbon-reinforced nylon outsole that allows efficient power transfer while remaining on the lower end of the carbon cost spectrum. The stack height is low and the outsole is engineered to drive power to the pedals while remaining flexible enough for comfort on long rides. A molded heel cup helps to keep your foot in the ideal pedaling position while minimizing heel slippage. To secure the shoes to your feet, the R5 Uomo use the Boa closure system. Consisting of a single dial with a continuous loop, it is micro-adjustable for the perfect fit. A hook-and-loop closure at the forefoot adds a separate adjustment point to keep your toes happy.

Giro Apeckx II Cycling Shoes

Giro

Giro Apeckx II Cycling Shoes
 
  • Welded and bonded upper
  • 275 grams (size 42.5)
Product Description:
the Apeckx ii combines a supple bonded and welded mesh upper with an impressively stiff dupont Zytel sole. The welded and bonded upper results in fewer seams for reduced hot spots and improved comfort. Fit is adjustable via the classic combination of a micro-ratcheting, low-profle N-1 buckle and two straps. A supportive, anti-microbial EVA footbed optimizes comfort while reducing odor. Plus, the Apeckx II is built on the same last as our highest-performance shoes, so you get the same amazing ft that has made Giro the fastest-growing brand of cycling shoes.

Giro Techne Cycling Shoes - Women's

Giro

Giro Techne Cycling Shoes - Women s
 
  • Classic 3-strap synthetic upper
  • Die-cut insoles
Product Description:
The TechneTM road shoe offers the comfort you'd expect from Giro with the quick adjustment provided by a classic three-strap retention system. The three straps provide a great range of fits, and they're easy to use so you can quickly get your shoes on for the ride or indoor cycling class. Our universal 3/2 nylon outsole allows you to mount either mountain bike or road cleats depending on your pedal preference.

Giro Berm Cycling Shoes - Men's

Giro
Misc.

Giro Berm Cycling Shoes - Men s
 
  • Upper: High-quality, durable synthetic fiber and mesh
  • Upper: Aggressive tread pattern
Product Description:
It's always been more than just a helmet thing, or a simple bike or snow thing. It's about the ride. Specifically, your ride. Giro exists to enhance your connection to the ride, and the feelings it brings to life. The sense of freedom and adventure. The desire to win. The joy of living well. From that first day 30 years ago when Jim Gentes opened our doors to the world, we've been on a mission to make sure that riding is the best part of a great life. Along the way we've learned a great deal, created some notable products, endured some mistakes, pushed ourselves and our competitors to go further, and made friends across continents and generations.

Fizik R5 UOMO BOA Road Cycling Shoes

Fizik
Black/Dark Gray Sports

Fizik R5 UOMO BOA Road Cycling Shoes
 
  • Upper Material: Microtex
  • Footbed: Fizik Cycling Insole
  • Cleat Compatibility: 3-hole road
Product Description:
While the Fizik R1 Uomo shoes are some of the most comfortable, high performance shoes we've worn, they may be a little pricey for riders who want comfort but who aren't rolling to that start line on a regular basis. For this reason, Fizik introduced the R5 Uomo Boa Men's Shoes. While they aren't sewn from kangaroo leather, the R5 uppers are highly breathable Microtex fabric with nylon mesh windows for ventilation. Inside of the uppers is Fizik's Superlight Insole that supports your arches and absorbs road vibration. The uppers are placed on a carbon-reinforced nylon outsole that allows efficient power transfer while remaining on the lower end of the carbon cost spectrum. The stack height is low and the outsole is engineered to drive power to the pedals while remaining flexible enough for comfort on long rides. A molded heel cup helps to keep your foot in the ideal pedaling position while minimizing heel slippage. To secure the shoes to your feet, the R5 Uomo use the Boa closure system. Consisting of a single dial with a continuous loop, it is micro-adjustable for the perfect fit. A hook-and-loop closure at the forefoot adds a separate adjustment point to keep your toes happy.

Gavin Triathlon/Road Mesh Cycling Shoes Mens Womens

Gavin
Misc.

Gavin Triathlon/Road Mesh Cycling Shoes Mens Womens
 
  • Best value triathlon / endurance road shoe - Designed for comfort
  • Synthetic microfiber leather upper with breathable mesh
  • Compatible with: Look, SPD, SPD-R & SPD-SL cleats
Product Description:
The Gavin PRO1 Triathlon / Road Mesh Cycling Shoe is the perfect choice for triathlon training or endurance road rides. The well ventilated upper, perforated lightweight insoles and tongue-free design mean these tri specific cycling shoes are comfortable and will dry quickly as you transition out of the water and onto the bike. Time is of the essence in every race! Gain precious seconds with the easy on off heel pull. Get a great fit every time with two hook and loop closures including a large tabbed quick grab strap. The stiff soles create strong power transfer and efficient pedal stroke all ride long. These Gavin triathlon cycling shoes are compatible with both 2- and 3-bolt cleats including Look, SPD, SPD-R & SPD-SL style.

Venzo Road Bike for Shimano SPD SL Look Cycling Bicycle Shoes & Pedals

Venzo
Misc.

Venzo Road Bike for Shimano SPD SL Look Cycling Bicycle Shoes & Pedals
 
  • Best value cycling shoes
Product Description:
Size Chart
Europe 40, US Men 6.5, Japanese 24.5
Europe 41, US Men 7.5, Japanese 25.5
Europe 42, US Men 8, Japanese 26
Europe 43, US Men 9, Japanese 27
Europe 44, US Men 9.5, Japanese 27.5
Europe 45, US Men 10.5, Japanese 28.5
Europe 46, US Men 11, Japanese 29
Europe 47, US Men 12, Japanese 30

Cycling Shoes:
Features the award-winning technology for performance.
Quick-drying, highly-breathable mesh and synthetic upper.
Textile lining with removable sockliner.
Low-cut construction for a light, fast fit and feel.
Flexible forefoot and a running shoe beveled heel.
Compatible with all SPD, SPD SL and Look KEO style pedal systems.
Weight: 586g or 21 oz (Size 44)

Wellgo W40 Pedals Look "ARC" Compatible
Body: Aluminium
Cage: Aluminium
Spindle:   Cr-Mo
Bearing:   Ball Bearing
Size: 84.8x91.7x34.2mm
Thread size:  9/16"
Cleats:  Wellgo RC-5 (Included) or Look ARC Compatible (Not Included)
Weight: 286g or 9.7 oz/Pair
Package: Two pedals with cleats
Made in Taiwan

Giro Techne Cycling Shoes - Men's

Giro

Giro Techne Cycling Shoes - Men s
 
  • Classic 3-strap synthetic upper
  • Die-cut insoles
Product Description:
The TechneTM road shoe offers the comfort you'd expect from Giro with the quick adjustment provided by a classic three-strap retention system. The three straps provide a great range of fits, and they're easy to use so you can quickly get your shoes on for the ride or indoor cycling class. Our universal 3/2 nylon outsole allows you to mount either mountain bike or road cleats depending on your pedal preference.

SHIMANO SH-RP2W Road Shoe - Women's Cycling

SHIMANO
White Apparel

SHIMANO SH-RP2W Road Shoe - Women s Cycling
 
  • SEE SHIMANO SIZE CHART IN IMAGES BEFORE PURCHASING
  • Claimed Weight: [size 40] 509 g
  • Sole: Glass fiber reinforced nylon
Product Description:
Shimano Size Guide Get your feet wet by strapping into the Shimano® SH-RP200 cycling shoe. Ideal for club, entry-level cyclists, and indoor cycling. Cleats not included. Tough, stretch-resistant synthetic leather and mesh upper materials. Three adjustable hook-and-loop straps allow for a precise fit. Off-set strap helps alleviate pressure points. Lightly padded collar. Breathable fabric lining offers a great next-to-foot feel. Removable foam insole. Glass fiber reinforced nylon outsole with mud-shedding polyurethane lugs. SPD (two-hole design) and SPD-SL (three-hole design) cleat compatible. Best matched with PD-R550, PD-R540, PD-540-LA, PD-A520 pedals. SPD pedals can only be used with SPD cleats and adapter. Imported. Measurements: Weight: 8 oz Product measurements were taken using size 36 (US Women's 5.1), width B - Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size. Weight of footwear is based on a single item, not a pair.

Pearl iZUMi Men's Select Road v5 Cycling Shoe Black, 41.0 M EU (7.7 US)

Pearl iZUMi
Apparel
 
  • Clip in with Pearl Izumi® and the Select Road V5.
Product Description:
Clip in with Pearl Izumi® and the Select Road V5. Fully-lined mesh upper with synthetic overlay and odor-resistant treatment. Anatomic TRI Closure: eliminates hot spots and removes pressure from your forefoot. EVA foam and rubber heel bumper gives stability and walking comfort, SELECT Insole provides excellent longitudinal and transverse arch support. SELECT 1:1 Composite Power Plate with carbon fiber forefoot insert provides lightweight stiffness and durability (stiffness rating 8). Plate features Direct-Vent technology for cooling and drainage. 3-bolt road cleat & SPD compatible. Imported. Measurements: Weight: 12 oz Product measurements were taken using size EU 46 (US Men's 11.5), width D - Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size. Weight of footwear is based on a single item, not a pair.



 
 
 
 

 
 
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