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The Best Cycling Shoe Brands 

Jessica Lawshe
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Whether you're out on the open road, or in a sweaty spin room, cycling is one of the best workouts you can get. Want to know how to improve your workout? Any spin instructor will tell you, it's all about the cycling shoes. That's why we've put together this list of best cycling shoe brands. 

Sure, you can ride a bike in any shoes, but specialized cycling shoes are designed to give you a better work out. They have stiffer soles that clip in to bike pedals to provide a more efficient transfer of energy as you pedal. That means you can do less of the grunt work and still yield amazing results. 

Whether you're riding in the outdoors, or on a bike that's bolted down in spin class, you'll want to pick shoes that work for your type of ride. That means either road bike shoes, mountain bike shoes, or spin shoes. Brands like Mavic, Shimano, and Pearl iZUMi are big names, but you should pick the shoe with the best fit. Just like any shoe, there will be a period of breaking in, but once you're through that, you'll be riding as fast as the wind, or at least as fast as the fan in the spin room. 

Before you book your next spin class at Soul Cycle, or pick out your next cycling path, take a look at our list of best cycling shoes brands. Vote up the brand that makes you feel as if you could win the Tour de France. 
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SIDI is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cycling Shoe Brands
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Fizik is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cycling Shoe Brands
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Diadora is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cycling Shoe Brands
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DMT is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cycling Shoe Brands
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Scattante is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cycling Shoe Brands
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Vittoria is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cycling Shoe Brands
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Giro is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cycling Shoe Brands
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Mavic is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cycling Shoe Brands
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Shimano is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cycling Shoe Brands
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Specialized is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cycling Shoe Brands
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Louis Garneau is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cycling Shoe Brands
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Nike, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cycling Shoe Brands
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Lake is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cycling Shoe Brands
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Reebok is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cycling Shoe Brands
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Scott is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cycling Shoe Brands
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Five Ten is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cycling Shoe Brands
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Adidas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cycling Shoe Brands
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Northwave is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cycling Shoe Brands
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Bont is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cycling Shoe Brands
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Gaerne is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cycling Shoe Brands
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Carnac is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cycling Shoe Brands
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Serfas is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cycling Shoe Brands
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Gavin Elite is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cycling Shoe Brands
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Nashbar is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cycling Shoe Brands
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Spiuk is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cycling Shoe Brands