SPD urban sneakers

Tight kicks on and off the bike: Mission Workshop’s Rondel SPD Sneaker is a casual SPD-compatible shoe that works with Shimano, Crank Brothers, ATAC Time, or any two-bolt cleat.

Mission Workshop Rondel SPD Sneakers

Other features in this leather shoe include stiff sole, low profile, reflective detailing, and lacekeeper to keep laces from catching. The shoe comes with a retainer block you can use to fill in the recessed sole if you want to go without cleats.

You can enter to win a pair by commenting on the contest post at Mission Workshop’s Facebook page.

Rondel shoe video via John Prolly.

Rondel SPD Sneaker from Mission Workshop on Vimeo.


  • Anonymous
    October 20, 2010 - 1:35 am | Permalink

    I didn’t see them test the things on the elliptical trainer at the gym or for jogging. Still, I could use a good set of SPD shoes at the gym so I don’t have to either use toe clips or carry along an extra set of shoes.

  • October 20, 2010 - 5:18 am | Permalink

    I don’t get why you would want an SPD casual shoe. Why not just use platform pedals with any shoe? A decent pair of platform pedals cost about $20 ($13 if you go with some Odyssey Twisted PC). And don’t give me the efficiency feet flying off over big pot holes crap either, I ride some of the roughest trails on my mountain bike on platforms (some trails have 2 foot drops) and I seem to keep my feet on just fine. 😀

  • orovillain
    October 20, 2010 - 4:52 pm | Permalink

    Some people do a lot of climbing, which is what clipless pedals are particularly good for. Having a spiky platform pedal smash into your shin isn’t much fun.

  • October 20, 2010 - 5:02 pm | Permalink

    Me: my road bike is also my all around town bike, and my road bike is equipped with clipless pedals.

  • Anonymous
    October 22, 2010 - 8:56 pm | Permalink

    Or you could make your own out of any shoe like I did: http://gearinches.com/blog/how-to/diy-cycling-shoes

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