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  1. SloMoJo

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    Suggestions on hardy summer mtb shoes that don't break the bank?
    Something you can walk on rocks with too without feeling like you're in high heels ... not that I have been in high heels ... lately.

    My birfday is coming up. ;)
    Thx
     
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    The most all-around comfortable shoes (for those long rocky climbs/water crossings) I have found usually come from the Specialized line. Although I really like my Sidi's too but those are my Sunday go to mtb church shoes.
     
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    Five-Ten's.

    Seriously. Life changing. $100.
     
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    I've had a few pairs of diadoras over the years... no complaints. But last summer I bought a pair of Specialized (not sure the model, but one of their more affordable pair... like $65 IIRC). They are noticeably stiffer, noticeably more comfy, but can still be walked in. I'm very happy with them thus far.
     
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    Lakes fit my feet well.
     
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    Me too. I'm a big fan of these personally:

     
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    Geez, they look like combat boots. For cheap shoes I typically cruise the online sites for their closeouts
     
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    Perfect for 'nam. :biggrin:
     
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    I don't get it. What's so hard about riding in this?

     
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    Ask Sunny , although those might look good on you Sandbagger

     
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  14. ire

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    Those are perfect for the rider with short legs! Standover won't be an issue anymore
     
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    :biggrin: Gotta love the RM humor.

    Thanks Splat ... but I have found heels and my varicose veins just don't work. :disgust1:

    I have Lake winter shoes ... thems good, but heavy.
    I'll check out specialized as well.
    Thx
     
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    some bike shops may have them laying around. nike made the whistler air shoe and when nike left trek they had a sale on the shoes. I got 2 pair for $30 each. not back considering i got a whole season out of them riding and walking around with them. And the original price was something like $120.