Favorite Riding Shoe (s)

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  1. Salty Gator

    Salty Gator New Member

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    Hey y'alls,
    I was wondering what is your favorite riding shoe.....I myself prefer Reebok Skate shoes or an old pair of running shoes ( even tho I don't run )....I've ridden with just about everything you can imagine...flip flops ( NOT recommended) ....running shoes...skate shoes...top siders....work boots.....casual shoes....even Cowboy Boots. ( in winter ).....hit me up y'all....I think this could be a cool thread.....

    Thanks,
    Salty.shft.
     
  2. bairdco

    bairdco a guy who makes cool bikes

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    vintage, american made Converse All Stars. nothin' beats a good pair of Chucks...
     
  3. Dave31

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    That's what I usually cruise in, I like the high tops.
     
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    Sperry Top-siders...
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    Yea... they're "old man" shoes, but hey - who would know comfy better than some old guy? :p

    I got addicted to them w/boats... I can't see changing my shoes jus' ta go fer a ride lol and TBH... ANYTHING other than the huge clodhoppers I hafta ride with in the winter is ossum by me :D
     
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    I have only been riding for a week now and when I ride I have worn my Vans skate shoes and yesterday
    after the gym I went for a ride wearing my Vibram five Fingers.
     

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    All of the above seem good choices....my Reeboks are almost identical to Vans....just a darn good riding shoe !
     
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    Vans all the time for me :)
     
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    airwalk skate shoes
     
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    Test rides flip flops long rides chucks

    Adam
     
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    NIKE AIR MONARCH
    Comfortable to walk in on those oops I ran out of gas rides..
     
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    I use my chucks for swimming, I hate the rocky bottoms at all the swimming holes, so they usually end up on my feet for the ride to the swimming hole.
     
  13. bairdco

    bairdco a guy who makes cool bikes

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    looks like Chucks are the shoe of choice, so far. too bad the new Chinese ones are so much worse than the old ones. they don't even stick to my skateboard. i dunno what they use for soles these days, but it sure ain't rubber, at least like none i've ever seen.
     
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    Chinese made shoes....Chinese made engines.....am I seeing a trend here ?.....LOL !
    But I concur Baird....maybe the rubber is actually some sort of pliable plastic....wouldn't surprise me.....:p

    LOL,
    Salty.shft.
     
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    Steel toed hiking boots, but I live in em. Any further then the shop, (read garage, snork) Other then that it's a 12 yr old pair of slipper Moccasins. I have worn them on a test ride or 7 but really makes me nervous.

    Just a side thought, good boots, helmet and jack hammer/ridding gloves add to the enjoyment for me. I started wearing the gloves after a crash to avoid road rash on the palms but really helps with numb hands from vibes.

    Great question and thread Salty.
     
  16. Salty Gator

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    Been there....done that....don't wanna go back.....LOL!

    Grins,
    Salty.shft.
     
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    what ever shoes I have on is a good shoe to ride in, pair of nike air force ones,etnies,work shoes, a pair of converse shoes with dragons on them, nautica dress shoes, really any shoes that I wear are susceptible to be a riding shoe for the day
     
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    The Matterhorn 10’’ earth stompers ! I like something I can Kick cow patties , crush beer cans , and defend myself with . And ride with ! An real mans shoe ! LOL
     

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    you know some chinese companies are now rent white people? realy. The will hire a white person, and then other companies pay the white people to stand around their lobby. they think it makes them seem like a fancy and thriving company!
    Sam
     
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    10yr old nike shox or even older blue chuck's. or sometimes even clogs. love the wind between toes w my flipflops but scared to death of potential road rash on the toesy's. to the guy wearing Vibram 5fingers, how do you like them? im been cyber stalking REI for awhile considering buying a pair
     

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