Post # 1
Since my stress fracture, I’ve gotten really into spinning (indoor, stationary). The people are my gym always screw up the straps on the peddles and it’s driving me nuts! I think I’m ready to invest in some cycle shoes. I want something that will last, but don’t need top of the line. Can anyone recommend any?
Post # 4
@Mars62312: I got my first pair (Nike road bike shoes) on sale at a cycling shop, and the other (Shimano mtn bike shoes) I paid full price for at REI. I paid $100 either way. But I really think if you find some close-out sales online somewhere, you should be able to find a pair for maybe $50? Good luck! It totally changes things to be clipped in!
Post # 5
I’m an advid spinner, I spin 3-4 days per week & I have a few different pair. One of the more reasonably price ones are Shimano spin shoes which can vary in cost from $70-$150. I like them because they are light weight and have a good fit. You can buy the cleats to go with them for about $25.
Post # 6
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I have clip ins too and it definitely changes the whole spinning experience. I would go to the store and try them on – it is so important that they are a good fit, I think that trying them on in person is your best bet.
Post # 7
I have Shimano’s (not sure if there’s a difference between “spin shoes” and actual road bike shoes), but I use mine for my road bike. Not sure the actual model # of them. The place I spin at provides cycling shoes, which is really cool.
Post # 8
I would go to a local bike shop and chat with them. I’ve got a pair of shimanos with spd clips. This is the kind that are compatible with spin machines so during the off season I can keep wearing the same shoes. I go for distance not speed so I use an almost mountain bike style shoe, meaning they aren’t so stiff and the clip is recessed in my shoe so I can walk normal. Unless you are racing and seconds matter I would go for that type.
Post # 9
Oops I meant the cleat is recessed
Post # 10
Thanks, friends! I went to a few places today and got some Garneau Multi LGs. They have recessed clips so i can also do a Cycle Strength class I like where we hop off and lift every few songs. Can’t wait to try them out tomorrow AM!
Post # 11
try some on in store and then see if you can buy off www.jensonusa.com cheeper!
Post # 12
I ordered Shimanos for $100 from Zappos and a separate set of Delta clips from Amazon. Works like a charm.