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What kind of shoes are these?(8 posts)

What kind of shoes are these?Qubeley
Nov 7, 2002 5:25 PM
Found at rivendellbicycles.com
Would anyone consider wearing these?
Look like track shoes to me. (nm)roadiebrodie
Nov 7, 2002 5:42 PM
Beautiful ones!Ahimsa
Nov 7, 2002 7:08 PM
"Would anyone consider wearing these?"

Yes, I would please. BTW I wear an American size 11 1/2.

Let me know when you get them. I'll give you my address.

Thanks in advance.

A.
Beautiful ones!Qubeley
Nov 8, 2002 11:26 AM
I will not buy these weird looking shoes:(
If you want to buy it, here's the link
http://rivendellbicycles.com/webalog/clothing/22065.html
However, the only size they have in stock is 38. Many larger sizes aren't even available.
re: What kind of shoes are these?Galligruppo
Nov 8, 2002 4:36 AM
They look like touring shoes (non-cleat type) to be used with old-style quill pedals. Duegi used to make a nice pair of suede (tan, not blue) touring shoes back in the olden days.

GG
Yup, Touring Shoes from the '80s.Spunout
Nov 8, 2002 4:51 AM
Ditto my NikesMcAndrus
Nov 9, 2002 5:16 AM
Sorry to just chime in and agree but they resemble my early 90s Nike touring shoes.
Sidi Touring shoesRay Sachs
Nov 8, 2002 5:10 AM
They made them until recently and then, as I understand it, resumed a small production run for Rivendell. Not sure if they're still making them though - Riv rarely has many sizes. I have a couple of bikes with toe clips and I have two pairs of these shoes - one in the attic for when the first pair wears out. Great for touring, fine for every day riding. I have clipless on a few bikes and can't say I really prefer one or the other except on the off-road and fixed gear bikes, where double sided clipless are pretty near essential.

-Ray