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Old 09-27-22, 09:53 AM
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Lightweight Shoes for Flat Pedals With Toeclips

Due to some physical issues and constraints I'm thinking of swapping out my road pedals for flats with toe-clips - I'd like to get some ideas on light weight shoes to buy and thought this forum would be a good place to start - not interested in heavy weight MTB shoes .

Since the cleat is recessed , I guess something like a Shimano shoe would work - thanks everyone for your responses .

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lightweight, fairly 'roomy', and sole has decent / sufficient stiffness - but don't know if / how they will work with toe clips

Shimano SH-CT71L - or similar (more recent model)
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Old 09-28-22, 05:32 AM
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lightweight, fairly 'roomy', and sole has decent / sufficient stiffness - but don't know if / how they will work with toe clips

Shimano SH-CT71L - or similar (more recent model)
Thanks t2p , as I get older my flexibility, balance, & confidence have diminished with regard to "clipping in" to start a ride - I love to ride and am just trying to think of changes I can make to have the start be a little easier - the toe clip would act like a stopper for the left foot as I mount hopefully providing a more secure feel .

Noticed you have a Schwinn Paramount and a Litespeed - very nice - what year and model is the Litespeed , I have a 2003 Tuscany .

Here's another possibility : CT5 | SHIMANO BIKE-US

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Old 09-28-22, 11:47 AM
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I wish my Lightspeed was a Tuscany or similar

It's a mid-90's Obed FS ... unfortunately has not been ridden in decades
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Originally Posted by blinky View Post
Thanks t2p , as I get older my flexibility, balance, & confidence have diminished with regard to "clipping in" to start a ride - I love to ride and am just trying to think of changes I can make to have the start be a little easier - the toe clip would act like a stopper for the left foot as I mount hopefully providing a more secure feel .

Noticed you have a Schwinn Paramount and a Litespeed - very nice - what year and model is the Litespeed , I have a 2003 Tuscany .

Here's another possibility : CT5 | SHIMANO BIKE-US
not familiar with the CT5 - but (given the low sole stiffness rating) would be a bit concerned if the sole would be sufficiently stiff ... ? ...
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