Cycling Shoes

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Cycling shoes have a microfibre or leather upper with a sturdy and rigid outsole that, in the case of MTB cycling shoes (or MTB shoes), are designed to provide maximum traction on all types of terrain. They can be secured using velcro straps or a closing system which combines this with a micro adjustable ratchet. In both cases, a secure fit must be ensured at all times.

Both the upper part and the tongue can be perforated or have microfibre inserts for better air flow. The inner sole, in addition to having an anatomical design to adapt to the feet, should facilitate ventilation.

Bicycle shoes should also contain heel pads that do not mishapen, providing better foot stability and greater control. The reflective inserts on the back of the cycling shoes can provide greater visibility in low light conditions.

Cycling shoes are designed to optimise pedalling performance, ensuring comfort and perfect fit at all times. They are lightweight, with excellent ventilation and shape, making them the perfect tool for champions.

One of the main brands of cycling shoes is Sidi, the brand that equips the best cyclists on the scene. Figures like Ivan Basso, Joaquín Rodríguez, Alberto Contador, Vincenzo Nibali or Samuel Sánchez wear Sidi shoes.

Another leading brand in the design and manufacture of cycling shoes is Gaerne. In addition to their use of the most advanced technologies, a rigorous selection of materials and futuristic design, Gaerne brings the professionalism and experience of its master shoemakers, who infuse a handmade touch throughout the production process. A firm hand and the cleverness of someone who knows the secrets of the artisan manufacture of shoes join with the precision and ingenuity to create Gaerne shoes. All Gaerne shoes are made in the Veneto region of Italy.

Shimano also has a wide range of cycling shoes. Shimano cycling shoes are made of flexible, lightweight and comfortable synthetic leather. They combine excellent elasticity with a high restoring force, guaranteeing great durability and high resistance to abrasion. The non-slip toe lining is combined with the shoes' curved, anatomical shape which is created using their Custom-Fit technology

Opinions featured in Cycling Shoes

Sidi Eagle 10 MTB Shoes Red Black
Excellent shoes
Usual SIDI top quality
Sidi Trace 2 Mega Wide Fit MTB Shoes Black
Good shoes at a good price
I have wide feet, so the Sidi Mega Trace 2 was a good choice. Straight out of the box the shoes felt comfortable with its soft leather. No need to use a shoe stretcher to make them wider (which is what I had to do with previous shoes, including a Sidi Mega shoe).
Suplest Edge+ Road Pro Cycling Shoes White Black
Great quality
Great pair of cycling shoes with quality materials. Stiff but yet comfortable and not to mention, a very good looking pair of shoes
adidas Five Ten Sleuth Deluxe MTB Shoes Grey
Five Ten Sleuth Deluxe
Great shoe sticky and holds the flat pedal really well. The shoe is true to size so I dint need to go up half a size. Us 13 is spot on. Let's see how they go as I have only used them twice. Peace
Sidi Soft Instep2 Straps White
Superb product rescued my sidi shoes
Sidi Strap Caliper Buckle White (Pair)
Excellent sidi product
Sidi Calliper Buckle White
Very happy with every aspect of it
Shimano MW7 GORE-TEX BOA MTB Shoes Black
These are very comfortable and a hard wearing. These are good in all weathers, especially winter. I have used them for three months and I am very impressed with the performance. The only one point I may call a negative is the price, you pay for what you get.
Fizik Tempo R5 Overcurve BOA Shoes Black
Good value shoe
Good quality for the money
Sidi Soft Instep2 Straps Black (Pair)
Couldn't find anywhere else
Perfect keeps my shoes in working order
Sidi Strap Calliper Buckle Black (Pair)
All good for my replacement straps
Gaerne Tornado 2021 BOA Shoes Orange
So far so good,only a few rides completed
Very high quality and fit feels perfect with boa
Northwave Core Plus 2 Wide Shoes Wide Black Silver
Northwave Core Plus 2 Wide Shoes Wide
Good quality for the price, I really recommend.
Shimano ME5 MTB Shoes Black
Excellent MTB clipless shoes
Secure and comfortable with a good stiff sole. A BOA lacing system and single, regular Velcro strap. I m new to clip less and the ease of walking with good power on the bike plus dual sided pedals felt the best option for me. Really pleased with the quality (which I suppose I expected from Shimano).
Sidi Trace 2 MTB Shoes Black
Fantastic shoes
Excellent quality and they look great i usually take a size 44 but ordered a size 45 as recommend and they fit like a glove.

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