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" <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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:
> The website is not as professional as the dromarti, but maybe its an
> I think some of the CR list may prefer a classical black shoe.
> Marc Oliver Künne
> email@example.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,