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There is no problem riding with ordinary shoes and platform pedals. It is a myth that clipless pedals make you more effective, so if you don't race you are probably just as well off with using the equipment you already have. Using clipless shoes for flat pedals would be the worst solution since road clipless shoes usually have hard and stiff soles that does ...


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I strongly recommend that you combine the cycling shoes idea with "clipless" pedals. The key advantage of such shoes is that they give good support for cycling and you can comfortably walk in them. And the advantage of the clipless pedals is that because the shoes attach to them, you can drive the pedal all the way around the stroke. Your pedal will be ...


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Even with platform pedals, a stiffer shoe will help. If you're riding in squishy running shoes, switching to a shoe that is stiffer with less cushion will improve your riding. Those all mountain flats would be fine, or even skate shoes. However, unless multi-day refers to a month or more, I would really encourage you to look into getting clipless pedals ...


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I like downhill larger platform pedals with what is commonly referred to as street shoes. I don' like advertising a brand but an example is the best answer. All Mountain Flats You have people advising clipless (spd) and I don't agree. Ironically clipless means the ski boot type clip in. But I don't agree with spd. I would do a 500 mile multi day ride on ...



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