Jeff Mandel

Jeff Mandel’s latest: Stylish, custom, and classy bike touring boots

Avatar by on November 16th, 2012 at 9:31 am

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Jeff Mandel, shoemaker.
(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland)

Remember Jeff Mandel? He’s a local leather artisan and master shoemaker based in southeast Portland who also loves to ride bikes. Back when he came onto the scene in 2008 we shared his handmade leather saddles and a pair of his bike shoes. Jeff is still going at it, refining his skills and making beautiful shoes that are purpose-built for pedaling.

I thought you’d appreciate his latest creation: A pair of SPD-compatible boots made for bicycle touring.[Read more…]