The Specialized 2FO Cliplite blends gravity shoe looks and comfort with race-like pedalling efficiency. Making it suitable for all styles of riding.
Launched last year, the latest Specialized 2FO 2.0 shoes are more flexible, much lighter and use a tackier sole than the first generation.
Supple Shimano GR9 feels pretty invisible on your foot, with a planted sole that gives good pedal feedback, but it’s not that supportive or locked in place.
Specialized 2FO 1.0 is one of the most comfortable mid-sole and upper combinations on the market. Can it compete with Five Ten’s limpet-like Stealth rubber?
The Shimano ME5 SPD shoe straddles the line between XC race style disco-slipper and DH casual in a package designed around trail riding.
As the name suggests, the Five Ten Freerider Pro is a beefed-up version of the standard Freerider. These ‘Pro’ features add £25 to the price.
The Only What’s Necessary FR-01 is a shoe like no other, totally original in design and build quality. Visually it’s funky looking, but does it perform?
If you have ever had trouble getting your feet into a normal off-the-shelf pair of racing kicks, then the Bont Riot MTB could be the answer to your prayers.
The Fizik M3B Uomo sits near the top of the Italian company's MTB shoe range. A carbon sole offers immense levels of performance and efficiency for racing.
The Giro Terraduro Mid is a good shoe, comfortable on and off the bike, efficient on the pedals and it’s definitely tough, but the lace flap niggles.
Having only one clipless shoe model in the range has meant the pressure has been on for ION to produce a shoe that stands up to the requirements of clipless…
The Giro Chamber is a shoe designed around DH racing and the demands of riding the hardest courses. In fact, Aaron Gwin had a hand in creating them.
The Pearl Izumi X-Alp Launch ll seems unfeasibly light and soft for a shoe designed around trail and enduro riding but performance is not compromised.
Scott knows a thing or two about XC. When you have riders of the quality of Olympic champions Nino Schurter and Jenny Rissveds giving you feedback then you can’t help…
For all riders who want to feel that all their effort is being translated into speed, a carbon fibre sole is almost a prerequisite feature of a shoe. Normally to…
Coming across like the love-child of a football boot and a 1960’s cycling shoe, there’s no mistaking the distinctive Giro Empire VR90 MTB.
Looking at the new Specialized Sport MTB it’s hard to tell it is the company’s entry into clip-in mountain bike shoes. This latest version takes its styling cues from shoes…
The Specialized S Works 6XC shoe represents the current pinnacle of the company’s off-road range and crams in a myriad of technical innovations to create one of the most hi-tech…
At first glance you could be forgiven in thinking that the Shimano XC7 is a road shoe. It cuts a sleek outline that, apart from the BOA dial and single…
The Five Ten Freerider EPS High is a winter-friendly ankle boot packed with PrimaLoft insulation. The best winter flat pedal trail shoe you can buy.