DMT has been making a name for itself with pioneering knit construction for cycling shoes. I've been testing their GK1 gravel shoe over the Canadian spring and appreciating the great fit and performance.
PEZ Holiday Gift Guide #5: LOOK X-Track, GCN+ Gift Voucher, Gnarly Nutrition, Alé Jacket, DMT Shoes, Lizard Skins Gloves, Northwave/e11even, Cipollini Frameset & Nathan Sports Sunglasses
GCN+ Gift Vouchers, LOOK X-Track Race carbon pedals, Gnarly Nutrition, Alé R-EV1 Future Warm jacket, DMT KM0 shoes, Lizard Skins gloves hands on for over 10 years – The Monitor Series, Northwave USA and e11even season of giving, MCipollini RB1K AD.ONE disk frameset and Nathan Sports sunglasses.
Just ahead of Tadej's second Tour de France victory, DMT released their newest road cycling shoe - the Tadej Pogacar KR1 TDF version in - what else - TDF yellow. But there's more to this shoe than just a signature & fancy color to enhance the already very nice KR1 line - like traditional laces, a super-stealth profile, and killer comfort from the one-piece knit upper. Let's step in to my review...
Here's one for all you 'gravellers' out there: DMT KM1 XC/Marathon shoe, Arundel Czar and Tycoon handlebar and top-tube bags, XPEDO CXR Pro pedals, Castelli Unlimited jersey, Moots Routt 45 gravel bike, Rapha men's Explore long sleeve pullover and Zipp Service Course SL handlebar, stem & seatpost.
Gift Guide #8: Last chance saloon for getting those presents in time. 'Gift Guide #8' has yet more ideas for your cycling loved one, although that might be yourself: DMT, TruTrainer Power Rollers, KASK, KOO Eyeglasses, GORE Clothing, Sapo BJRO Micro Pump, Provis, ROUVY Holidays, Giordana, DZR Socks, DeBoss Jersey by Reggie and Lintaman shoes. Merry Christmas everyone!
VIDEO: The DMT road shoes line-up for 2019 is their best ever, as I saw up close at Eurobike. Their new top-level KR1, KR2, and D1 road cycling shoes feature the Italian brand's latest shoe technology, including lighter weights, better ventilation, BOA lace enclosure systems.
With the days cooling off and sunlight fading, my reduced ride time leaves a bit more for writing. And after some long summer miles on a variety of gear, here’s the long run news on DMT Kyoma shoes, Modolo Curvissima KX carbon bars, and Selle SMP’s Strike saddle.
The good folks at DMT and their North American Distributors at Upland Sports Group took offense to Pez’s complaint about all the nice stuff in cycling costing so damn much. With a firm “So there” they sent us a set of shoes that are a few notches from their top cost to let us know that “trickle down” technology at DMT doesn’t trickle very far…