But are street shoes really stiff enough for clipless pedals? Well, the Saucony Shay running shoes fitted with Retrofitz were stiff enough to nab a top five finish at the 2013 Cyclocross Masters World Championships — so they are probably stiff enough for you.
Ethan Wolff-Mann is the gear editor for Supercompressor. A Vermont native, he loves biking, running, rock and roll, and words. He never believed a word Lance said. Hear him testify on Twitter @ewolffmann.