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Retro Road Shoe Ads: 1995 Time clipless pedals

Retro Road Shoe Ads: 1995 Time clipless pedals
Let’s continue our look back with more Retro Cycling Shoe advertisments. On our second installment we look back on the clipless pedals of cycling past. In the decade that started with a nine and ended with a “-ty” Time dominated the world of clipless pedals. If you weren’t riding...

Rocket7 Custom Cycling Shoes

Rocket7 Custom Cycling Shoes
sexy custom carbon heels aren't easy to make The idea was simple. By creating a one-piece carbon fiber that comprised the sole and heel cup, energy would be maximized as the rider pulls through at the bottom of each pedal stroke. However, this idea was unconventional because made shoe building very...

Retro Road Shoe Ads: 1994 Carnac

The 90s are so last decade. Today we look back at an infamous moment in cycling shoe advertising. Hold on tight! In 1994, Carnac shoes used longtime Tour de France mountain classification champ Richard Virenque and Luc LeBlanc to sell the road shoe line in the United States. In those days this sort...

The Nike Conundrum

The Nike Conundrum
I’ve ridden Shimano shoes most of my cycling life. Ever since they started making them. I rode Nike shoes too, some even back in the 80s. It’s always been a money thing because Nikes tend to always be about five or ten dollars more. The last pair of Nike cycling shoes I owned was during the Lance...

Clipless Pedal Cleat Replacement

these clipless pedal cleats need replacement Shoe cleats last a long time and don’t require much maintenance but they need to be kept them screwed on tight. If they become loose on a ride you run the risk of loosing them and nothing can be a bigger bummer than limping home one-footed. Plus the strain...

Buying Custom Shoe Insoles for Cycling

Buying Custom Shoe Insoles for Cycling
Perhaps the most significant part of a custom shoe is the insole. Custom insoles are engineered to improve power and endurance while protecting your muscular joints from wear and tear. Much more than Doctor Scholl’s for cycling, a custom insole allows you to reap the benefits of a custom fit without...

Proper Clipless Pedal Cycling Shoe Cleat Alignment

The other day a friend of mine brought over some clipless shoes asking me to help her mount SPD cleats in them. She has a million different kinds of shoes. I was amazed at how many different kinds of shoes she has: Specialized, Sidi, Carnac, Nike, and Shimano – it was mind blowing. She seems to have...

Paying Top Dollar for a Pair of Shoes?

Paying Top Dollar for a Pair of Shoes?
Just how many times will you ride in cheap shoes before running your sore dogs to the store screaming with hot foot? Probably only once before you’re willing to pay a high price for comfort and performance. Cyclists today are spending upwards of $500 dollars for a single pair of premium gold cycling...

when Pro’s show up

the weather channel predicted a 5-hour window that would be free of rain. I thought it might be just long enough to make the Simi Ride worthwhile. for the past two days it had rained non-stop but at six the rain shut down. I pulled myself out of bed and hit the road for the valley. as soon as I left...

riding with the old timer

as I was saying to Mertz this weekend, the LA area has a plethora of group rides almost every day of the week all year long – even when temperatures drop into the low 50s. the only thing that slows these rides is rain. but I haven’t done any of the weekday rides as I usually have employment...
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