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I have these tires on both my 29ers. They're everything you could want in an all-purpose summer dirt tire short of being immortal. That light, grippy, fast, flexible rubber means they wear more quickly than harder rubber, but I'd rather go through 2 pairs of these than 1 pair of tires I can't count on to stay glued to the ground.
At $80 this would be an okay package interesting mostly for the color coordination, but at $16 it's an absolute steal. The grips aren't very cushy but they hold on and hold up well. Saddle choice is very personal, but this one fits my bum better than the one that came on my $2500 cyclocross. I have two sets now and might get a third just for the saddle. Thumbs (& bums) up!
I wanted some coordinating blingy bits for my SS, and this fit the bill. I had to adjust the chain tension quite often through the break-in period, and even after being well worn in it's not the smoothest thing ever, but it still gets the job done in style, and at $4 how can you complain?
You can't beat these shoes for cleat-compatible style. I've worn them with a suit to a wedding. And they're pretty comfortable off the bike as far as cleat shoes go, so they're great for commuting.
Having said all that, I have some issues that are consistent with two pairs of these shoes: The SPD cleats definitely click/grind on the surface below as another user noted; The mounting plates aren't so precisely glued to the soles, so you'll need to use the tread as a guide rather than the slots or your cleats won't line up; After daily use for about 1000 bike miles they've developed an interesting squeak in the step; Most importantly, contrary to what others have reported I find they run about 1/2 size large, so order 1/2 down from what you usually wear.
I'd love to give these shoes more stars because I still rave about them when people ask, but the above issues do add up.