Re: [CR]shotput shoes?


Example: Framebuilders:Chris Pauley

Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 10:37:25 -0500
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]shotput shoes?
References: <OF084B9B20.83DA08A9-ON85257449.006A11A2-85257449.006D758A@gm.com>
In-Reply-To:
From: John Thompson <johndthompson@gmail.com>


marcus.e.helman@gm.com wrote:
> I suppose I could try to find a pair of Dettos, but I am also leery of
> traditional slotted cleats. I fear that I would not be able to get out of
> the pedals easily.

You can remove the cleats if you prefer, but just leaving the straps slightly loose until you feel comfortable with the cleats is probably a better idea.
> I want something that looks like a bike shoe, but walks like a sneaker.
> Before I just go buy another pair of Sambas, I would be glad to hear your
> suggestions

The problem with this is that any shoe with a stiff enough sole to be a decent cycling shoe will simply not walk like a sneaker.

Another option is to use a platform pedal like the Lyotard Marcel Berthet or (my current favourite for street shoes) the Campagnolo Triomphe.

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-John Thompson (john@os2.dhs.org)
Appleton WI USA