well they don't look like bike shoes
Let me preface by saying I love the Five Ten Chase shoe! These have the exact same fit and feel! Sans the plate underfoot.
These are my first pair of spd shoes so I don't have anything to compare them too
Really burly stealth rubber doesn't seem to wear and have enough grip to still hike a bike even with cleats.
Super comfortable and very breathable. The velcro strap is nice for a quick tighter feel or to loosen for some airflow.
nothing really. The they do seem to hold water in the foot bed if you step in a creek.
All in all; Awesome!
Here they are after nearly 30 miles on the Smith Creek\ Plains of Abraham ride at St. Helens