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The Best Spin Shoes For Indoor Cycling Class

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Whether you’re trying indoor spin classes for the first time or have been cycling for a while, one thing becomes apparent very early on in your cycling career: having the right shoes is a must. (Also: bike seats are not kind to bums).

Today, we’re focusing on the feet (sorry bums) and looking at shoes that will help you get the most out of your workout. If you’re putting in the time, energy and money, you want to get the best workout possible and having the right equipment will help you reach your goals. Get the calves of your dreams without squished toes and check out these six great options for indoor spin and cycle shoes.

  

1. Gavin MTB Mesh Indoor Fitness Cycling Shoes

The¬†Gavin MTB Mountain Bike Mesh Indoor Fitness Cycling Shoes work for both men and women looking to get the most out of their spin class. One of the more affordable options on the market, the shoe is lightweight and versatile, with the two bolt cleat compatible with SPD, Crank Brothers and MTB pedals. Offering great foot stability, customers say they like the shoe’s Velcro straps, which allow for easy adjustments.

Gavin MTB Mountain Bike Mesh Indoor Fitness Cycling Shoes

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2. New Balance Women’s 09v1 Training Shoe

The¬†New Balance Women’s 09v1 Training Shoe is a sneaker and cycle shoe hybrid, with a body that looks and feels like a traditional running shoe combined with a sole that is SPD cleat-compatible. Customers like that the shoes can easily transition between walking and cycling and note that the New Balance shoes offer more width than traditional cycle shoes.

New Balance Women's 09v1 Training Shoe

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3. Pearl iZUMi Women’s V5 Studio Cycling Shoe

The Pearl iZUMi Women’s W Select Road V5 Studio Cycling Shoe has an anti-microbial upper mesh that helps ward off odor causing bacteria, which is good news if you don’t want to knock your neighbor off their bike from the smell of your shoes. Additional ventilation holes keep your feet cool, with a synthetic collar lining also reducing sweat build up.

Pearl iZUMi Women's W Select Road V5 Studio Cycling Shoe

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4. Louis Garneau Women’s Multi Air Flex Bike Shoes

The¬†Louis Garneau Women’s Multi Air Flex Bike Shoes works for both indoor training and outdoor bike riding, with an outsole that allows for toe flexion that makes walking to your bike, whether it’s in the garage or in spin class, a smooth ride. The lightweight shoe boasts a roomier fit that makes it comfortable enough to wear all day, so it’ll definitely last through spin class.

 

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5. Zol White MTB Indoor Cycling Shoes

The Zol White MTB Indoor Cycling Shoes have a two-cleat compatibility and a carbon composite sole with an inner sole that features hole perspiration, making them quick dry and great for extra sweaty days in spin class. The shoes include a reinforced nylon-fiberglass that makes your pedal pushes even more powerful, which will keep you going even after your legs turn to jelly. And yes, they will turn to jelly.

Zol White MTB Indoor Cycling Shoes

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6. Northwave Women’s Escape Evo Indoor Cycling Shoe

The¬†Northwave Women’s Escape Evo Indoor Cycling Shoe has a crossroad outsole that makes the shoes a great fit (literally!) for cycling and spin classes as well as walking. A reinforced heel and lace and strap closure system make the shoe durable and able to form to the user’s foot, with customers noting the shoes made for a much more comfortable spin class.

Northwave Women's Escape Evo Indoor Cycling Shoe

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