If there's one thing I've heard from friends and PEZ readers about my recent shoe reviews, it's that they may be great shoes, but they are bloody expensive! You can spend less and still get high level, "pro quality" shoes. The Northwave Extreme GT2 shoes offer a lot of bang for your buck.
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!
Riders can stay cool in style with fizik Infinito R1 Knit Movistar Team, the pinnacle of high-end comfort and performance, now with the special Movistar Team blue-on-blue colorway, as worn on this year’s WorldTour races by Movistar Team riders.
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.
VIDEO: I talked with Stephen from BONT Shoes about their all new HELIX road shoe, with carbon sole and fully integrated BOA laces that actually wrap completely around the foot. The fit is enhanced with an anatomically shaped toe box, and they're offered in a few cool color options. You can buy 'em online for US$399, or at a select dealer.
One of the biggest boosts for your Mojo is new shoes, and Chuck Peña has gone to the top shelf for a pair of Lake CX402s. Not cheap, but a work of shoe art in 'carbon and kangaroo leather… dead sexy!' is Chuck's description of Lake’s flagship model. But are custom fit, colors, and kanga-leather worth the price?
Giro spec 150 grams (42.5) for the Prolight Techlace shoe on their web site. But despite their ultralight upper, updated Techlace closure material and TeXtreme Carbon sole, they missed the mark… They’re lighter.
Lintaman’s Adjust Pro Plus allows for an incredible range of adjustment while being very friendly to different types of insoles.