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Your shoes are one – OK, two – of the most crucial pieces of bike kit you can buy. As the interface between your feet and the pedals they need to be able to transfer your power through the drivetrain efficiently but in comfort.

The top racing shoes use very stiff, light carbon-fibre soles which provide a rigid, pressure-point-free platform over the pedal. They can also be very expensive. A rung down, nylon soles are reinforced with carbon-fibre or sometimes simple nylon composite soles will meet both budget and comfort requirements.

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Simon Smythe

Simon Smythe is a hugely experienced cycling tech writer, who has been writing for Cycling Weekly since 2003. Until recently he was our senior tech writer. In his cycling career Simon has mostly focused on time trialling with a national medal, a few open wins and his club's 30-mile record in his palmares. These days he spends most of his time testing road bikes, or on a tandem doing the school run with his younger son.