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big shoes anyone?(6 posts)

big shoes anyone?ants51
Oct 22, 2001 3:13 AM
im just starting out and i need to get some shoes but i wear a size 15. can anyone help me out as to where i can find some in the $150 range (or cheaper) in big sizes? also if anyone knows for sure the shoes feel good that would be great since ill probably have to order them and i would rather not order a bunch of junk shoes to find 1 good pair. thanks.
ps. i live in chicago but go to college near indianapolus so if theres any good stores in those areas with big shoes i could go directly there.
Checkout Sidi'sCima Coppi
Oct 22, 2001 5:25 AM
They make the Genius3 shoe up to a Euro size 50 in both the standard width last and the Mega last. They are a bit above your price range, but some good internet searching on them may yield lower prices than is normal for these shoes. Also check on E-bay for them. They are being replaced by the G4 next season, so you should be able to find a good deal.

Sidi comes up to size 52 nowSteve Davis
Oct 22, 2001 6:39 AM
I wear a size 14 and use Sidi Genius 3's in a Euro size 49. New this year, is a narrow model to compliment the normal and mega (wide) models.

Colorado Cyclist has them listed in its catalog. Good luck.
Old Nikes Run Smallwaterman
Oct 22, 2001 7:11 AM
You might still see some old Nike Road shoes that are avilable in big sizes.

I ordered a pair from REI-Outlet and the shoes were junk and ran about 3 sizes small.

Sidi Genious is the only thing that would fit my Yetti feet.
Diadora Elites & Jalapenos, $39.95 from Nashbarcory
Oct 22, 2001 7:57 AM
I've worn 15s for 25 years, and until recently, they were almost impossible to find--I rode in running shoes until I was in my 30s.
Sidis are nice, but pretty expensive for ordinary people--about $180. Diadora makes a mountain bike shoe, the Jalapeno, that lists for $80 but has been on sale at Nashbar all summer for $39.95. I ordered one pair and liked them enough that I got another for when they wear out. They carry to size 52; the 50s are perfect on my 15D feet.
There's also a road shoe, the Elite, I think, for the same price. I ordered a pair of those from Performance in May, waited four months ("They'll be in next week"), canceled and got a pair from Nashbar in four days. Haven't used them yet, but for the money, they look fine.
Vittoria also makes large shoesStew
Oct 22, 2001 12:28 PM