Wide shoes: why you need them and which brand makes the best

Wide shoes: why you need them and which brand makes the best

No hesitations here — the following commentary is likely to upset a shoe designer or two. But, as the saying goes, if you want to make an omelet you’ve got to crack a few eggs. So here goes: cycling shoes are categorically too narrow. Best shoes for mountain bikers Gallery: The shiniest cycling shoes for next season Clipping in: 5 mistakes I made so you don’t have to Regardless of whether you’ve ever worn a wide shoe or not, I’m asking you to try something out. Go to your cycling equipment closet (or locker, cage or cave) and pull out your favorite shoes. Remove the footbed (that's an 'insole' for UK readers) and place it on the ground. Now stand on each of them one foot at a time, with maximum body weight located near the front third of your foot (simulating pressure on the pedals). How much of your ...

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