"These shoes are just awesome. I am in love. My feet are really narrow so I might've been able to get away with a 9. However, I marked these as true to size as I imagine they'd fit perfectly if you have normal-width feet. They're a little bit heavy to walk in because the spikes are heavy but it doesn't bother me at all. These shoes are not for the meek; I had people stopping me in the mall to tell me how much they loved my shoes. Even my 60-year-old dentist loved them! The spikes appear to be well attached. I attached a photo but it really doesn't do these shoes justice. You can also see how narrow my feet are, ha. If you're thinking about these, go for it!