Author: Team Spirit Cycling Camps Limited

The Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Choosing Cycling Shoes…And How To Avoid Them.

1.  Buying from the internet without trying them on first…remember the secret of great fitting cycling shoes is to try on before you buy, this eliminatesmistakes such as…

2.  Different Manufacturers sometimes produce different widths of shoes to suit all anatomy of feet.  Sidi are a very popular motorbike boot manufacturer but also produce excellent cycling shoes.  Their shoes are produced in womens, child and men’s sizes with a good variety of widths.

3.  Not choosing the right shoe for the job in hand…before choosing your cycling shoe its important to get advice from your cycling friends or look at reviews of cycling shoes in your chosen discipline.  Its not a good idea to to have a road cycling shoe for mountain bike use!

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we can recommend local bike shops in Gwent that not only supply quality cycling shoes but also get great advice and even try on a few pairs to see which shoes fit the best or colours match your bike frame! Mark Taylor the Managing Director of Team Spirit Cycling Camps states “Having a good pair of cycling shoes can enhance your cycling and provide many hundreds of miles quality comfortable riding”.

5.  Not thinking about seasonal use…If you intend to use your cycling shoes during the winter months than think about layers of socks re do you need to buy an extra size larger?  Is it worth investing in a cycling thermal boot that not only provide extra warmth but also keep you feet dry.

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About the Author

My name is Mark Taylor I am a qualified coach to level 2 of the British Cycling recognised coaching award. Is also a recognised coach with the Association of British Cycling Coaches. I’ve been fortunate enough to represent Wales as a junior competitive cyclist, I am a well known and respected coach with a “hands on” coaching and training approach that gets results from riders that put the effort in. I am experienced at time trials, road racing and track racing.