Mary decided her cycling shoes were worn out after about four years and maybe 8000 miles. Walking with cleated shoes doesn’t work well (no, we don’t bother with cleat covers), but they’ve seen a few miles of pavement, too:
A closeup shows that the surface of the old cleat really has worn away:
The rear tang is mostly there:
But the front tang is mostly gone:
New shoes, new cleats, new pedals… we’re still tuning for best fit.