We never thought it would take until the year 2017 for some brand to design a shoe for Indoor Cycling, but it finally happened.
However. We find them to be just a gimmick and a waste of money. When was the last time someone told you that their cycling shoes are not doing the job when they participate in Indoor Cycling? Is that why she had Eric Sakalowsky (garneau marketing guy) call us and threaten us? That is itself very unprofessional
We even reached out to Stephanie Dabeau and requested a pair of shoes but she refused and was very arrogant and did not reply to our emails or return our calls, which is a huge red flag. Are they afraid that an expert will see the gimmick or marketing?
Garneau and Reebok have collaborated to launch a new shoe designed specifically for indoor cycling. The new Actifly shoe was designed for the dedicated fitness and indoor cycling enthusiast, the brands said.
The Actifly shoe will be available through boutique spin studios, specialty retailers, online retailers and bicycle retailers in August. Men’s and woman’s models will each retail for $110. Garneau will be distributing the shoe across IBD, specialty, and sporting goods retailers. Reebok also will sell it on their website.
“We are proud to be part of this great collaboration in an arena where fitness and cycling come together,” said Eric Sakalowsky, Garneau’s global marketing director. “Indoor cycling comes with unique demands. With Reebok, we present a product that is unique and adapted to the real needs of this athlete.”
Kelli McKenna, the head of Reebok Licensing, said, “We believe there is a need in the market for a shoe designed specifically for indoor cycling. Partnering with a leader in the cycling space like Louis Garneau allowed us to create an innovative shoe that combines features important to cyclists but also performance attributes expected by Reebok’s fitness consumer.”
After reading the professionals involved in this it reminds of how they made the BIG MAG at Mcdonalds to seem like the mother of all burgers. Here at Indoor Cycling Magazine we care about you and want you to spend the 110 dollars plus tax on your family instead.