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Cycling Road Shoe Covers versus Toe Booties

Cycling Road Shoe Covers versus Toe Booties
Cycling shoe covers are wonderful inventions. But if you think about it, don’t just your toes get cold? That’s why I primarily pack my toe warmers when I’m riding in the winter months. They are the perfect compromise and made from the same water resistant neoprene that full booties are made. They...

Lance Armstrong wears Black

Lance Armstrong wears Black
For as long as I can remember white has been the appropriate color while riding in the Pro peloton. White bar tape, white frame, and white jersey – white is the apropos color in road cycling. As if it were as fashionable as white tie attire at a wedding, wearing a white shoe is the popular choice for...

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...

Should I Go Custom?

Custom cycling shoes are molded to the shape of your foot and provide the ultimate fit for power transfer. But more than just an added performance enhancement, custom cycling shoes can also help prevent injury too. Shimano is the first mainstream shoemaker to provide custom shoes directly from your...

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...
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