Re: [CR] Leather shoes


Example: Framebuilders:Chris Pauley

Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2009 05:46:27 -0500
From: Michael Schmidt <mdschmidt56@verizon.net>
To: <mo@moadvertising.de>, <grm1067@aol.com>
Thread-topic: [CR] Leather shoes
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Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR] Leather shoes


Those shoes on the website that Geoff Margetts noted are made by Marressi i n Italy. Bob Freeman tried to import those a few years back but the minimum order was too high.

I use Sidi touring shoes and I like them. Any cobbler can take an old pair of cycling shoes and turn them into touring shoes.

Mike Schmidt Millington, NJ USA

On 2/12/09 5:19 AM, "Marc Oliver Künne" <mo@moadvertising.de> wrote:
> Hi Geoff,
>
> thank you for the nice link.
> If any list member is interested in handcrafted and real leather shoes,
> another source may be helpful too:
>
> http://reynoldsshoes.co.uk/
>
> The website is not as professional as the dromarti, but maybe its an
> alternative.
> I think some of the CR list may prefer a classical black shoe.
>
> Marc Oliver Künne
> Wegberg
> Germany
>
> grm1067@aol.com schrieb:
>> Hi list,
>>
>> I don't know if this helps but there is a firm in the UK which
>> apparently imports Italian leather shoes.
>> For more information go to http://www.thewashingmachinepost.net/ ( a
>> nice blog from an island on the west coast of Scotland ) and scroll
>> down to "sole brothers", or go to http://www.dromarti.com/
>>
>> Best regards
>>
>> Geoff Margetts,
>> Dreiech,
>> Frankfurt,
>> Germany