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Can one have too many pairs of Cycling Shoes.?

Old 08-06-16, 06:02 AM
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Can one have too many pairs of Cycling Shoes.?

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Old 08-06-16, 06:09 AM
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Not if you change your shoes every 10 miles.
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Old 08-06-16, 06:24 AM
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I have two pairs and seem to ride in one pair more than the other.
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Yep.
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Yes, one can. I would say that you do.
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Old 08-06-16, 09:15 AM
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Originally Posted by CrankyNeck View Post
Yes, one can. I would say that you do.
Looks like quite a collection of bikes too.
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Old 08-06-16, 05:40 PM
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No. And I'm too embarrassed to say how many pair I have.
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Old 08-06-16, 05:46 PM
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Ridiculous amount of fredliness right there.
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Old 08-06-16, 05:47 PM
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Funny as I was just wondering how many pairs of shoes is typical for a cyclist. I have two pair for road and two pair for off-road. If one pair gets wet, I have the second for the next day's ride and don't have to worry much about putting on wet shoes.
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Old 08-07-16, 10:36 AM
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You can have too many shoes in pristine condition.
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Old 08-07-16, 11:51 AM
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Originally Posted by Gerryattrick View Post
You can have too many shoes in pristine condition.
I knew sooner or later one of you would have caught on that none of these yet have ever met the pavement. I am still wearing out my first pair of cheapo Bontrager's that i purchased 7.5 years ago when i first started riding.
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Old 08-07-16, 11:52 AM
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Does Trek make a good bike?


Edit: Only too many good shoes that never get used.
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I have three pairs 0f Road shoes and two pairs of MTB shoes so I am with you.
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I wear size 51 (that's 15 in US sizing). When I find a pair that fits at a reasonable price, I buy them.

A quarter-century ago, I was down to my last pair. Unfortunately, one of the shoes disappeared during a move. I couldn't find another pair in my size anywhere, so I had to make my own cycling shoes. First I converted a pair of running shoes with a wooden sole I made, then I modified a pair of football shoes (much easier to just drill the plastic).

Now I have three pair and will buy two more if I find them.
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I wear size 51 (that's 15 in US sizing). When I find a pair that fits at a reasonable price, I buy them.
1 pair for commuting
2 pair for roading

I also buy shoes when they're on sale and keep a pair in reserve. When the new ones get cycled in, the old ones get relegated to days when rain threatens.
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Cycling shoes?

Oh, sorry... I'm a little "old school" and wear a pair of Adidas running shoes with toe clips!

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Old 08-08-16, 09:12 AM
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I've got a pair that's seven years old that I've been nursing with Shoe Goo every other week for about a year, wearing the other pair while the goo hardens. I wonder how much longer I'll keep that up before I go get the totally new pair out of its box and toss the old pair.
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Cycling shoes?

Oh, sorry... I'm a little "old school" and wear a pair of Adidas running shoes with toe clips!
Hehe, same here. Although if it's a rail trail with swimming nearby, I wear crocs instead
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Old 08-08-16, 10:15 AM
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Have several I dont wear any more because I Took the clip-less pedals off all my Bikes.
In favor of just wearing comfortable shoes..
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Maybe the question is "Does N + 1 apply to bicycle shoes."
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One pair is too many.
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At my age, yes. I in general have way too many shoes. Recently ran across a really good deal on a pair of my favorite color Sperry TopSiders and bought them. Wife asked why I did that since I'm pretty sure not gonna live long enough to get around to wearing them.
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Can never have too many pairs of shoes of any type. Ask any lady...
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I have 3.

Old road for wet weather.
New road
MTB
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