Tuesday, April 20, 2010

We'll feature any-damn-thing!

Here, from BikeRadar.com, a site I check out nearly every day, is a short blurb about a pair of....wait for it....fixed gear shoes - "for when you need to look sharp." No price is listed for these flat-soled fixed gear shoes, suitable for use with toe clips, BikeRadar reports. No price...but they're probably not cheap. Whattaya think?

5 comments:

Amy said...

If I remember my European currency symbols correctly, they are about $138 U.S. Not a bad price for well-made dress shoes.

philcycles said...

These shoes were outed on the CR list a couple of weeks ago and reports are that they are very nice indeed for those of us with a traditionalist bent.
Phil Brown

Anonymous said...

Hipster/fixters are the "disposable income crowd" with, as the old guys used to say, "more dollars than sense" so there are lots of folks out there cranking out products to lighten their wallets.

philcycles said...

Just as an aside, I rode for many years with shoes made by the man who also made a bicycle Our Faithful Host rode, Mr. R.E.W Reynolds. Mr. Reynolds had been gone for a few years now but the firm is still making traditional shows.
Phil Brown

Earle said...

I have found that if I need to look good after a ride of a number of miles, I'll use my Florsheim wing-tips (with the thick leather soles) with toe clips and straps. And I'm not the only one. I have seen other riders at the top of their game riding in traditional dress shoes with clips and straps.