Shoes Reviews and News


Review: Specialized 2FO Flat shoes

The 2FO is an awesome shoe that covers all the bases that a flat shoe should deliver. It descends well, jumps good, climbs decent and is comfortable on and off the bike.

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Boa Interbike 2014

Boa Technology’s Grassroots Marketing Coordinator Elissa Banker talks us through a few of the Boa products, both new and heritage, currently on display at Interbike 2014.

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Review: Five Ten Maltese Falcon LT clipless shoes

Review: Five Ten’s Maltese Falcon LT’s bring great abrasion and water resistance, along with appropriate sole flex to the all-mountain clipless shoe party.

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Round-Up: Four polar vortex-fighting mountain bike shoes to keep your feet warm and dry

We test four different winter MTB shoes to find the ideal kicks for wet, muddy and sub-freezing conditions.

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First Look: Giro Terraduro shoes

We take a First Look at Giro’s new Terraduro shoes. Combining pedaling efficiency with walkability, the new kicks feature low-profile looks and all-mountain functionality.

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Quick Take: Rottua Sandals Creates Unique Sandals From Old Bike Tires

Rottua takes your old tires and tubes and turns them into really cool sandals. Cause what else are we going to do with all those ‘old wheel size’ tires and those pesky tubes?

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Just In: Pearl Izumi X Project 1.0 Mountain Bike Shoe

It’s been a long time in development, but we finally have a production version of the much-ballyhooed Pearl Izumi X Project mountain bike shoes in our hands. Read on to hear about our initial impressions and what they really weigh.

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Interbike 2013: Giro Shoes and Helmets

Giro has added the new Terraduro Enduro shoe, affordable Cipher helmet, new clothing line up, and the urban oriented Aspect helmet and Republic shoes.

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Interbike 2013: Pearl Izumi

For 2014 Pearl Izumi is finally releasing their X Project shoes, along with the new Alp-X Enduro shoe. They have a few new apparel items, including the MTB Bariier wind jacket, and Journey jersey and shorts, and new colors for the Launch shorts.

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Interbike 2013: Five Ten Shoes

Five Ten were showing their new Maltese Falcon, Freerider Kid’s, and Impact XVi mountain biking shoes, and the latter gets their new super sticky Stealth Mi6 rubber compound.

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Revealed: Teva Virgin Sticky Rubber Shoe

The Teva Virgin will first be introduced in mid-sole height, with a black color scheme. “It will be sticky, will be durable and will be dialed,” says Product Manager Chris Hillyer confidently.

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Review: Five Ten Maltese Falcon Shoe

The Five Ten Maltese Falcon are a good all-around comfortable and protective shoe, with a good combination of stiffness and flexibility, and the uber sticky Stealth S1 rubber soles that lets you pretend your a rock climber, carrying your bike and yourself into all sorts of terrain.

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16 Cool, Mostly Bike-Related Things From the Outdoor Retailer Show

“Summer OR” brings nearly 30,000 attendees and 1,300 exhibitors to Salt Lake City each August. While we generally get the skinny on new bike stuff at the cycling trade shows, Mtbr went in search of gear that crosses-over.

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Review: Teva Pivot Clipless MTB Shoe

The Teva Pivot is an All Mountain, Enduro type shoe for clipless pedal users. It takes a fresh design approach and introduces many new features to this category.

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Review: Mavic Notch Helmet, Shoes and Apparel

While there are no mandatory gear requirements for enduro racing, cycling companies are making a big push with lots of new enduro-specific gear. Here we take a look at Mavic’s complete Notch line.

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Pearl Izumi X Project Shoe Launch

Pearl Izumi flew Brian Mullin and I to Laguna Beach this fall to experience their new products.  The highlight of which was the new X Project line of shoes.  This is the first time in their history to hold a bike

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Suplest MTB Shoes – SUP Zero Carbon

Serfas is the sole US distributor of Swiss brand Suplest shoes in the US. 2013 will be the first year that Suplest shoes are available in the States. Shown here are the SUP Zero Carbon, the SUP Zero (nylon sole) and the Alpine (available in low top or mid top). In this video, Product Manager […]

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Chrome Bags and Shoes 2013 Collection

Chrome has a long history of making stylish and functional bike bags. They have really broadened their offerings in recent years by making shoes and apparel. I have personally been using Chrome bags for years and they remain one of my favorite ways to pack my daily necessities on and off the bike. In this […]

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Giro 2013

Giro has a handful of new products for 2013, including the Chamber, Jacket and Rumble shoes, and a new Women’s helmet series. There is not any real change in the helmet lineup, except for a couple of models that come in a XL sizing for big noggins. Giro Chamber The Chamber is a Freeride and […]

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Pearl Izumi X Project Shoes

Pearl Izumi new X Project mountain biking shoe were designed from a clean slate, which allowed them to look at biking shoes in a different manner, and design features into them that makes sense for off road functionality.

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Five Ten 2013

Five Ten has a couple of new shoes for 2013, all using their sticky Stealth rubber compounds. The Freerider VXI is meant for casual All Mountain flat pedaling to full on aggressive downhilling, and it uses some designs from their Freerider series of shoes, and adds a couple of new and interesting features. It has […]

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Teva Pivot Clipless Shoe and Teva Joyride at Interbike

Teva introduced the Links last year but they were not able to pull together an Interbike booth in time for Interbike 2011. This year however, they had a big presence in the outdoor and indoor expos and they had almost 10 different models of shoes to show in the cycling category.

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The Chrome Truk Shoe is Stiffer, Stronger and Bomber

(San Francisco, CA) Chrome is the original maker of Urban Bike Footwear that provides performance on and off the bike. Designed and developed to be worn all day, the Truk is the latest in Chrome’s Pedal Series shoes created for commuters and messengers who want more riding performance without sacrificing walking comfort. The Truk’s upper […]

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Serfas Partners with Suplest in United States

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA—Serfas will now partner with the high-end Swiss shoe brand Suplest, acting as its U.S. distributor for its full line of high-end road and MTB shoes. Suplest, which was founded in 2007, already has distribution across Europe along with Asia and Africa. “We feel Suplest complements our new line of Serfas shoes […]

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Giro 2013 Sneak Peek – Womens Series and new shoes

Giro released a few tidbits of their 2013 product line for the Eurobike and Interbike shows.

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