Finding the perfect bicycle touring shoe is a challenge… but not impossible! There are plenty of cycling-specific shoes that are good looking, designed for maximum performance on the bike, and comfortable to walk in once you step off your two-wheeled vehicle at the end of the day.
Below you will find 23 casual/stylish pairs of SPD cycling shoes that are perfect for bicycle touring because they look good both on and off the bike and they can be walked in with relative comfort (thus reducing the need for many traveling cyclists to carry two separate pairs of shoes). Below each of the shoes on this page will find a yellow “Buy Now!” button, which you can click if you are interested in purchasing a pair of these shoes for your own commuting/touring/mountain bike adventures. Shoes are listed in alphabetical order.
The Diadora Globe is a touring shoe made of Nylon, reinforced with fiberglass, and combined with a rubber outsole. The fiberglass-reinforced nylon ensures the rigidity required to obtain a direct thrust and effective power transmission, while the rubber outsole provides maximum traction.
Urban style meets rugged good looks in these MTB shoes built for road, trail, touring or indoor cycling.
The Mavic Alpine shoes feature a balance of rugged support, breathability, abrasion resistance and the Trail Grip Outsole for trail traction, efficient pedaling and all day comfort.
Simple, reliable and comfortable. The Mavic Cruize MTB shoes bring casual style to every ride.
Northwave Drifter GTX
This carbon soled shoe adapts to every shape of foot with thanks to its special upper construction. This shoe will also keep you feet fresh thanks to its clever ventilation system, giving an all round superb cycling experience.
Northwave Expedition GTX Boots
A guaranteed all-out water protection combined with excellent breathability. The unique membrane, without thermo insulation, is perfect for spring and summer shoes, to makes you confront the longest trips out without fatiguing or overheating your feet.
A sole specially designed for off-road use. The special design of the tread gets rid of mud optimally, and together with the Vibram® compound, it guarantees maximum grip on all types of surfaces. The structure of the sole is designed for use with MTB pedals and offers the right position when walking.
The Northwave Rocker is a stylish casual black cycling shoe with laces and a big ankle strap.
Pearl Izumi Fuel
A crossover, dual-purpose shoe, the lightweight Pearl Izumi Fuel bike shoes boast a running-shoe-style upper and a rubber lugged bottom for efficiency and comfort when cycling or walking. Comes in both men’s and women’s styles.
Pearl Izumi X-Alp Seek III WRX
The X-Alp Seek III WRX combines the best of both worlds. The stiff nylon Ride & Run plate provides power transfer to the pedals, while the Softshell upper provides excellent water resistant protection and optimum breathability.
Pearl Izumi X-Alp Seek IV
The Pearl Izumi X-Alp Seek IV bike shoes boast a running shoe style upper and a carbon rubber lugged bottom for cycling and off the bike adventures.
Pearl Izumi X-Alp Seek WRX
When the weather doesn’t cooperate, slip on the Pearl Izumi X-Alp Seek WRX bike shoes that boast a running shoe upper, an award-winning X-Alp bottom and a little protection from the elements.
The Polaris Bojo is a lace up cycling shoe with subtle styling. Perfect for commuting and touring cyclists. Features a reflective heel detail for low light safety.
The AM45 is built with a raised outsole that wraps around tough synthetic leather to offer added protection for rough sections of trail. The mid-top design protects your ankle while the no-mesh design keeps dirt and rocks out.
If you’re looking for a set of clipless cycling shoes that protect your ankles while you ride, allow you to walk in style, and make you look good at the same time – look no further than the Shimano SH-MP56L shoes. Also available as the upgraded MP-66L.
A Shimano SPD mountian biking and spinning sneaker. The ’09 Shimano SH-MP66W men’s MTB shoe is very comfortable to walk in.
Looking for all-round, clipless cycling shoes that allow you to ride the trails, tour the country, hit the indoor cycling class and still be able to walk around comfortably in between? Look no further.
An SPD compatible mountain bike shoe with an EVA midsole that provides you extra efficiency while pedaling and a comfortable walking experience.
These Shimano MT33L bike shoes feature stiff midsoles and great tread patterns, making them ideal for mountain biking yet completely at home while commuting, touring and riding casually.
The Shimano MT42NV shoes are designed to be at home off-road but totally in place on the pavement, too. On or off your bike, Mountain Touring offers comfort along with casual good looks.
The Shimano MT52 is a mid-top hiking-style mountain bike shoe designed to offer great ankle stability and walking support.
On-road commute or off-road escapade, these MTB shoes handle any cycling adventure you put in their path.
With modern styling, extra plush cushioning, and patented Body Geometry technology, this truly versatile and affordable cycling shoe is ideal for commuting or casual use.
Do you have experience with any of the shoes on this page? If so, what do you think of them? Also, are there any other stylish SPD shoes that I missed that should be included here? Leave a comment below and let me know what you have to say!