Women, I am told, can bike in heels. Or they can’t. Inasmuch as at the moment I own neither heels nor a bicycle, I am not in a position to go Full Empirical.
I was inspired to make these shoes on my ride home one evening when I witnessed a beautiful woman riding in high-heels along Market Street in San Francisco. True to form, I will acknowledge that I noticed the sexy handmade bike before the woman, and what was (perhaps, unfortunately) most noteworthy to me was how awkward the connection was between the pedals and the shoes.
Having recently built up a bike for my beloved, I was immediately taken with idea of making high-heels with a clipless cleat. I had been keen to build a pair shoes for a while and the curves of a high-heel shoe seemed like an inviting challenge.
And so he did:
I make no judgment one way or another: I merely seek to continue the conversation.
(Via The Atlantic Cities.)