Drying cycling shoes -- tips please!

(10 Posts)
smilesandsun Mon 26-Oct-15 19:24:49

Hi,

As we are coming to winter and the cold and wet I am wondering how to dry out damp / wet cold cycling shoes each day or two?

I was thinking of a sidas shoe warmer here

but are there any other tips that could be better than these?

thx

ShammyDavis Mon 26-Oct-15 19:29:16

I always found loosely stuffing with newspaper (helps air circulate) and on the radiator (not too hot obvs) on a cloth was the tried and tested. Depends how long you have between rides though I spose.

yeOldeTrout Mon 26-Oct-15 19:49:58

DH just puts them on radiator or in airing cupboard. Cyclo-X rider.

Castrovalva Mon 26-Oct-15 19:55:19

Stuff with paper and Bung under radiator.

Mtb and road rider here. 3 different pairs of cycling shoes and they all dry ok.

FinnMcCool Mon 26-Oct-15 19:57:12

I'm with everyone else. Bang the mud off, stuff with newspaper and place under the radiator. They dry easily enough.

OnlyHereForTheCamping Mon 26-Oct-15 21:43:28

Or get those bizarre overshoe things. I got some from aldi and they do work

CMOTDibbler Mon 26-Oct-15 21:46:29

We have a dehumidifier which we dry laundry on (and considering we have to do a sportswear wash every day through the winter its a good thing) and shoes go upside down on there. No heating issues and they dry quickly and properly.
When its actively raining, we all (dh, ds, and I) wear neoprene overshoes which helps a bit

smilesandsun Wed 28-Oct-15 15:57:38

thanks all. Ive been trying the radiator but find its taking two days to get 'almost' dry . I have the overshoe things but maybe I just need more pairs of shoes, perhaps 2 isn't enough!

thx

TheBicycleChain Mon 21-Nov-16 13:53:54

Are you taking out the insoles when you dry your shoes? You will find that they are removable in most shoes.

But overshoes are definitely the way to go, some are better than others but read some reviews and get some decent waterproof winter overshoes.

Here are a selection that we sell:
bicyclechain.co.uk/shop/search/?post_type=product&s=over+shoes

Hope this helps,
Daryl

bicyclechain.co.uk

mychildrenarebarmy Mon 21-Nov-16 14:10:32

Stuff with newspaper, but change it after an hour or 2, and again a bit later if they are particularly wet.

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