Historical information

Cycling shoes first appear in the 1880s and progressively became more sophisticated. Cleats first appear on cycling shoes in the late 1930s - before this toe cages and straps were used. The cleat design on these shoes was commonly used from the 1970s.


Reflects the style of cycling shoe common in the 1970s and 1980s.

Physical description

Black leather cycling shoes with laces and slotted cleats. The leather uppers have punched holes in them to make them lighter and for ventilation. Some pairs have leather soles and others feature hard nylon soles.