View Full Version : Ouchie Arches......

03-20-2007, 02:11 PM
:cool: What could I possibly be doing wrong or do I need to do to help this?
I have stiff shoes that fit well. I ride about 12 miles per ride, 2 or 3 times per week.
My husband's hands will appreciate any advice that will decrease the ache in my arches!

03-20-2007, 02:22 PM
possibly try a pair of insoles like these: http://www.superfeet.com/activity/cycling.aspx

Mr. Bloom
03-20-2007, 04:30 PM
Could it be Plantar Fasciitis??


I've had it in the past. For me, Nike's were unbearable (and I considered them stiff), but my dress shoes were very comfortable (because they had a steel stay in the sole).

Stretching, awareness, pain reliever....and in a couple weeks it was gone.

03-21-2007, 08:18 AM
Also, check to make sure your cleats are placed in the proper position on the shoes.

I have super high arches AND a full size difference in my feets, so my cleat placement is essential to comfort and function.


03-28-2007, 07:11 AM
Hello all, I think I will try all of the stuff mentioned. I ordered insoles :) I also will go to LBS and see about adjustments on cleat placement. My mom has been treated for Plantar Fasciitis and I will follow the advice of her podiatrist and the info on the link. Thanks for the great advice!!!!