Interbike: Northwave’s Natural Wood Insoles
LAS VEGAS – When I wondered into the Northwave expo at Interbike and I was amazed by the wall of shoes before me. Northwave had quite an impressive display completely covering a wall with shoes for 2010. When Jim Wyker greeted me he slipped a pair of 2010 Aerlite S.B.S. on my feet and...
Interbike Foot Candy
LAS VEGAS – We’ve just returned from Interbike in Las Vegas with loads of insight on what to expect in 2010. New cycling shoes and products will focus on customization like never before. If you’re going to buy a new pair of shoes in the coming year you can expect to have a plethora...
Armstrong Wins Leadville
LEADVILLE, CO – Rain, hail and muddy trail conditions did not slow down the seven-time Tour de France champ. Armstrong broke the course’s time record by nearly 20 minutes crossing the line on a flat tire. Armstrong wore silver Nike mountain bike shoes and black socks. This was a stark contrast...
2009 Shimano AM40 All-Mountain Enduro Shoes
These little jumpers are a classic case of when not to judge a shoe by its cover. They do look slightly quirky – even a funny. The time saved on styling definitely went into putting together a well thought-out rider. There is a raised and padded inner ankle protector and a protective pad over the...
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...
2009 Sidi Dragon 2 Carbon SRS Vernice Mountain
If it’s not the year of the Dragon don’t tell the Chinese. Sidi has a new top of the line mountain bike shoe. This swashbuckling little number might be the sure thing to help you ride over the rainbow. Every year there is one good cycling product that turns heads, for 2009 Sidi has that title with...
Shimano SH-M300 Mountain Bike Shoes
The first pair of clipless shoes I owned were made by Shimano. They had a grey canvas Cordura upper, shoestring laces, a rubber sole that flexed over the pedal as I rode. They were a recreational level shoe and no matter how tightly I tied the laces the first sign of water would loosen them up from...
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...
Scott All Mountain Shoes
Scott has come and gone from the U.S. market several times over the past decade making their shoes suspect to quality. Their mid-level All Mountain Shoes are part of their latest offering and you might find them for as little as $95 online. It’s more likely your local bike shop will charge more. Being...
Sidi Diablo GTX Mountain Bike Shoes
There really is no substitute for good, supportive footwear, especially when the weather outside is ugly. Fortunately, many shoe manufacturers are stepping to the plate with new and improved winter shoe designs. The Diablo GTX is Sidi’s longtime offering in the winter shoe department for the off-road...
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