Ordering my third pair of these sandals over the last 5years. They are very comfortable and can be used with anything from no socks to double thick wool socks for winter! Very durable; cleats are recessed so minimal contact with the floor or pavement. I wear them as my every day biking sandal all year in New England, and they can be used off the bike as well! Highly recommended!
I am buying my next pair because I love them!
Also, been riding in these sandals for 3 or 4 years and they’re worn out and smelly.
Perfect when you don’t need the whole sock/shoe thing and want to just clip in.
Textured sole is not as bad as other tender-footed reviewer claims.
Velcro strap-fits all!
This is my 2nd pair of Ragster II cycling sandals. GREAT biking sandal......in fact I wear these year round. First pair lasted 7 years and held up well through lots of abuse. Biking sandals are a much better choice than shoes for biking in heat and rain.....and in cold weather II add fleece socks / water socks. My shoe size is 10, but I went with the size 12. to leave room for layering multiple pairs of socks. The sandals strap down tight and fit well with or without socks. The footbed is comfortable, even with no socks.....I have no issues with a rough footbed as some reviewers have noted. An advantage these sandals have over others is the toe guard over the front of the sandal. You will be glad you have these after a ride in the rain where your biking buddies are squishing around in wet shoes/socks and your feet are quick drying and comfortable. Highly recommended.
It is good idea to be able to have these shoes available for recreation use. I found it very easy and comfortable to ride with them. They are very good in the summer season ans it cools your feet as you ride. The only thing i found it is very annoying and uncomfortable for the bottom of your feet are bubble type on the shoes. They cut or dig into your bottom of your feet and it hurts. They would be fine if they are smooth or the same ones ad Shimano offered. Other than that I love it. If those little thing can be fix it , it would be a 5 Stars rating.
Purchased in May 2020. Received and am pleased with the quality and build of the sandal. However, I discovered that the shoe size runs small. I returned and ordered a size larger. I may update review when I receive the sandals and try them on.
This are great except for one thing. The textured bottom makes no sense to me. Rather uncomfortable on the feet. I put a pair of old insoles in to add some comfort back in, which seems to work fine. I suspect some thick socks wold do the same. Perhaps it is suppose to be some kind of foot massage or maybe have water drain away. Regardless it is a feature I could do without. Other than that drawback I like them. They are plenty stiff for pedaling and great for just walking around in. Sizing seems on. You can wear them barefoot or the straps expand enough for some socks.
This is my first pair of the Ragster SPD sandals. I wish I had known about this product a long time ago. They fit me so well, I wear them all over the place, including when I don't cycle. Honestly, it is much more comfortable than the Clarks sandles I used to wear regularly, and much cheaper. I am sure I will order the second pair soon.
The shoes seem to true to size, in contrast to what other reviews reported. I ordered up and regret it. Now I have to decide whether it's worth returning them. They seem well-made and arrived quickly.
Best year round riding shoe. In rain and cold I wear weather proof socks. In warm weather I go without socks--no hot feet. I have hiked up to ten miles on North Cascade trails in total comfort. Need Nasbar to hurry up and refill stock as my current pair a beginning to beg for relief.
I had my Nashbar sandals for several years and they are now my go-to biking shoe. Just by changing which socks I wear or skipping socks, I have used them from 32 to 110 degrees - very comfortable through the range. Sandals work better than shoes because the sweat evaporates on cold days and the perspiration does not build up inside the shoes and your toes then get cold. Same for hotter days, except your feet don’t get hotter. I have used them for climbing mountains and they perform well and I look good when I ride my bike on a night out with fancy clothes. Going on 4 years with my current pair and they are not showing any wear. The closed-toe is a nice safety feature and you can’t go wrong with these sandals.
I have been riding these sandals for years, and they are all that! Fair support for off road and comfortable for cruising.
First pair is fantastic, from more than 10 years' commute every day when it wasn't cold. Excellent on 100 mile rides and week long tours. Using exclusively on Ragbrai and TOMRV since 2013. They dry out in use after a rain. Size of the original ran large, so I have 45 instead of 47. Looks like the new Ragster runs small. Advice? Run them through the dishwasher along with helmet when they get smelly. The fabric/leather doesn't seem to suffer much from repeated wetting and washing. Glad to see them back in stock.
I wear the shoes or sandal size 8/1-2 wide , but I don't know what number a sadal or cleat shoes Nash at register II Cycling Sandals [NA-RCS32–39/40–WH] please advise inch number. I appreciate.
These are and have been the best sandals for cycling I've owned. This is the second pair I've owned. The others were at their end of use after 15 years of everyday riding in sun,rain,and even snow. My wife owns a pair and is also extremely satisfied with them. No problem with foot bed as others have stated,in fact, I find the foot bed very therapeutic after a long day on my feet at work.