What It Is: A thoroughly modern urban sneaker that is SPD-compatible but doesn't look it.
Why We Like It: Commuter bike geeks are kind of obsessed with footwear (trust us). If you ride regularly, clipless pedals and compatible shoes are a necessity, but that almost always means having to carry a "regular" pair to change into once you get to the office. There are some bike shoes out there that claim to be wearable all day, but we usually find them to be either too casual and sneaker-like or still too technical looking. The DZR Mechanics split the difference superbly....