Mountain Biking - quick: are the current Specialized Comp shoes good?
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09-26-02, 03:30 PM
I'm planning on getting some in half an hour when I get off work. Anybody have any comments on these? This will be my second pair. The first pair, some Shimanos I got on clearance like 5 years ago, didn't fit very good, and there wasn't much to them. These should be about $95 total. I don't see spending another $50 for the pro version, and the sport isn't that much cheaper, and I don't know jack about other shoe brands.
09-26-02, 03:33 PM
Superior MTB shoe design integrating Body GeometryTM Technology and durable materials into lightweight value.
Patent Pending Body GeometryTM Technology uses unique design to increase comfort and efficiency: Varus wedge, metatarsal button, longitudinal arch support
Microfiber synthetic leather & tight weave mesh for a Lightweight breathable upper
2 straps made of compression molded vinyl. Lacing option included
Injection molded kick protection
Durable co-molded outsole for great traction on wet or slippery surfaces
Lightweight, tightly woven mesh upper keeps grit out. Sublimated fade
Includes Soccer style cleats for the front
SPD and Time compatible. Speedplay will fit with slight sole modification. (cleats are provided when you purchase your pedals, not with shoes)
Available in Black/Titanium
We carry those at teh shop I work at. Great shoe! I've got a pair of the Sport(a step lower) and love them.
09-26-02, 04:23 PM
I have used a pair of these for about a year now. They are a great shoe. Comfortable for my feet, and I didn't have any clearance problem with the cleat/pedal/shoe combo from the beginning. I'd say go for it.
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