Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

11 Badass Bike-Ready Shoes Begging For A Spin This Summer

  1. Begin
    bikeshoes

    68

    SHARES

    comments
    See All Slides

    So what if some of us are still a little shaky behind the handlebars? That doesn't mean we can't all dream a little dream of what we'd be wearing if we were taking our cherry-red beach cruisers (with basket attached) out for a spin this weekend!

    Whether you're just finding your cement cycle legs (Venice boardwalk anyone?), or are pounding the rough-and-tumble trails of Mandeville Canyon, we'd like to take a moment and remind everyone that looking cute should never trump being safe. With all of the street-style snaps of viciously stylin' ladies rocking five-inchers while pedaling away, it's important to keep this fact in sight now that summer is upon us. If your skills are pro-level, we don't want to hold you back — go on with your bad selves in those stilettos! But for the rest of us, well, we prefer a little solid grounding when we make that first push. That means a few things as far as our choice in footwear goes: A flat surface, a stability-enhancing set of laces (or ankle straps), and lightweight construction.

    The best part of all? Each pair that we've chosen here ensures that when you walk in the door to your destination, no one will mistake you for a tacky tourist. Click through for our pedal-ready picks, and may we wish smooth summer cycling to you all!

    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS

Celebrities

Celebs On the Subway Make Commuting Look Cool

Everyone who is anyone rides the subway in New York City. No, seriously. It's the easiest way to get around the city without spending a fortune, and you never know when a celebrity will plop down next to you. Case in point: These great snaps of Mariah Carey, Olivia Wilde, Dame Helen Mirren and more. read

Your February Horoscope, Revealed

February feels like a capsule collection of the Age of Aquarius, as the sun, Mercury (retrograde through the 11th) and a February 18 new moon pay a visit to this humanitarian, all-for-one sign. While you might not pick up a 12-string guitar and strum a protest anthem (although Eminem's "Detroit vs. Everybody" feels like a read