Jun distance: 776 km
Woodlands, 50 Km. I try out my new shoes today,
and find out how accurate my "cleat template" is. The template is an
outline of cleat positions traced on clear firm plastic, one for the
left shoe and one for the right. On the road, I just need to stop once and make a
tiny adjustment; it takes less than a minute.
Finding the shoes took much longer, at the sixth bicycle shop. Some
shops have road shoes, not mountain bike. Some have a handful of boxes. One has
only one pair of MTB shoes. Another has MTB shoes at half price:
probably old stock, as I've seen this brand on sale elsewhere. They
don't look like they'll stand up to hard use.
At the sixth shop, I ask for MTB
shoes. "Platform or cleats?" is the reply. And I have a choice of three
To find something, know what it looks like. It helps to go where there
is a concentration of those things. And don't stop believing. Keep