Built like the race horse it is, the Vans Warner SDP Mountain Bike Shoe enjoys purebred status with classic styling that transcends fickle fashions. Compatible with two-hole-style cleats, the stiff-soled Warner can clip in for hole-shot winning sprints, or match up with platform pedals and send it unclipped thanks to a sticky gum-rubber tread.Stiff mid-foot area provides a solid pedaling platform without making the entire shoe feel clunkyVented ballistic nylon mesh for breathabilityRemovable hook-and-loop adjustable tension strapSelf-centering gored tongue keeps rocks ?n shit out of the shoeMolded EVA foam sock liner provides support and comfortTriple-stitched toe cap for extra durability
from Aalborg, Denmark
Date Reviewed: October 10, 2011
Strengths: Very comfotable, stiff sole, easy to get in and out of
Weaknesses: The laces are very long which is a bit annoying
Superb shoes. The laces are a bit annoying due to the fact they are very long. Holds up nice even though I'm giving them a hard time. Very comfortable only tight fit were they need to be.
Beats Shimano DX by a little bit.
Bike Setup: Yeti Super X (BMX race)high-end race build. Matchet with CrankBrother Mallet 2 2012
a Cross Country Rider
from MA USA
Date Reviewed: April 12, 2011
Strengths: This shoe is awesome. It's durable, looks fine, clips easy and protects the feet. I ride a mix of flats and SPDs, on all kinds of XC trails, some with rocky and off camber sections. I get pedal strikes and plow through a lot of rooty rocky stuff. No problems.
Man I guess I missed the boat on this one. [URL="http://www.sicklines.com/2009/03/31/vans-warner-spd-bike-shoe/"]These[/URL] look really cool. I e-mailed Vans to see if they're going to make some more, but no reply yet. I really want a pair. Anybody running them?Read More »
anybody used these yet?
I was planning on buying some of the 661 filters to wear on my commute and these caught my attention...
at least in my dreams they will not only fit that purpose well, but will also be capable of working with flats... (I'm sure they won't replace my 6.0 nikes, but I can ... Read More »