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S-Works Road vs Sidi Ergo 2 ?

Old 06-08-10, 02:01 AM
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S-Works Road vs Sidi Ergo 2 ?

S-Works is cheaper and lighter and is very stiff ... but it's not Sidi

i haven't tried putting them on but just holding the S-Works shoe it feels incredibly light ( i have no use for such lightness ) and the padding on it seems extremely minimal ( i am looking for a comfortable shoe, not a racing shoe )

what say you ?
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are you sure ?
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shoes; they go on your feet, not on your hands.
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Not to disagree with Botto, but no, I don't agree.
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i understand.
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S-works won't last as long. they are comfortable.
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what's the question?
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the one that fits
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the one that fits

also it doesn't matter if they're not sidis, you ride with a camelbak.
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You don't want a racing shoe? Weren't you just going on about how you COULD NOT use a side-mounting frame pump because it's not aerodynamic enough?
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As has been gaining popularity in running shoes, isn't there a "barefoot" cycling shoe coming out? Maybe you should consider it.
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Originally Posted by NEUROSPORT View Post
S-Works is cheaper and lighter and is very stiff ... but it's not Sidi

i haven't tried putting them on but just holding the S-Works shoe it feels incredibly light ( i have no use for such lightness ) and the padding on it seems extremely minimal ( i am looking for a comfortable shoe, not a racing shoe )

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You have to try them on and see what's more comfortable for YOU. I switched from Sidi's to S-Works and thinks it's one of the best "upgrades" I've made. But it all depends on your feet. Everyone's shaped differently so the only way you'll know is to test the fit for yourself.
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Originally Posted by NEUROSPORT View Post
S-Works is cheaper and lighter and is very stiff ... but it's not Sidi

i haven't tried putting them on but just holding the S-Works shoe it feels incredibly light ( i have no use for such lightness ) and the padding on it seems extremely minimal ( i am looking for a comfortable shoe, not a racing shoe )

what say you ?
You have to try them on and see what's more comfortable for YOU. I switched from Sidi's to S-Works and thinks it's one of the best "upgrades" I've made. But it all depends on your feet. Everyone's shaped differently so the only way you'll know is to test the fit for yourself.
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I had Sidi Ergo 2 and put them aside in 2008 in favor of Specialized S-Works shoes. That said, I do not think the 2010 S-Works shoes are as good as the 2007-2009 shoes (aside from the material being easier to keep clean). They are not as comfortable and do not tighten as uniformly or securely. They also seem to have gotten the shoe lighter by just removing material, contributing to a worse fit (I have worn 42's in Specialized for 3 years and this year they don't fit as well - loose feel).

The "improvement" of the 2010 S-Works BOA system - able to loosen the shoe in micro-adjustments - was great on the surface, but has made for a more finicky and, overall, worse system.
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Originally Posted by bostongarden View Post
As has been gaining popularity in running shoes, isn't there a "barefoot" cycling shoe coming out? Maybe you should consider it.
I feel like the benefits that a "barefoot" shoe would provide to running would not carry over to cycling. Cyclists want stiff shoes to improve efficiency since all flex is movement that did not translate to more power output... or something. I could be wrong.
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the one that doesn't fit.
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Originally Posted by CaseLawZ28 View Post
I had Sidi Ergo 2 and put them aside in 2008 in favor of Specialized S-Works shoes. That said, I do not think the 2010 S-Works shoes are as good as the 2007-2009 shoes (aside from the material being easier to keep clean). They are not as comfortable and do not tighten as uniformly or securely. They also seem to have gotten the shoe lighter by just removing material, contributing to a worse fit (I have worn 42's in Specialized for 3 years and this year they don't fit as well - loose feel).

The "improvement" of the 2010 S-Works BOA system - able to loosen the shoe in micro-adjustments - was great on the surface, but has made for a more finicky and, overall, worse system.
I don't know, I like my 2010 s-works better than my 2009s. The dual boas are nice, but I have to disassemble and reassemble them from time to time. They are much easier to take apart and fix than the older boas.
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so fit aside, would it be true to say that these two shoes have the best closure systems ?
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To the OP...you wrote you have no use for lightness and are looking for comfort, and wrote that the Specialized shoe is light and has little padding...sounds like you want the Sidis.
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To the OP...you wrote you have no use for lightness and are looking for comfort, and wrote that the Specialized shoe is light and has little padding...sounds like you want the Sidis.
right but i am a nice guy. i don't like to be selfish. it's not all about what *I* want.

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