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Reviews, Shoes

Rapha Explore Shoes

The Rapha Explore shoes are not the first SPD offering from the brand, who previously made CX and road shoes in collaboration with Giro. They are however, the first of their off-road...

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Long Term Test: Fizik Terra x5 Shoes

Who’s this for? Marketed by Fizik simply as an ‘off-road shoe’ the long-standing Terra X5 has been the choice of cross-country riders years before gravel riding was even...

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Fizik Terra Powerstrap X4

The Fizik Terra Powerstrap X4 is the new gravel-specific shoe from the Italian brand. It certainly looks the part in gravel khaki, but how do they stack up on the pedals? Specifics...

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Specialized Recon 3.0 Shoes

New for spring 2020, Recon 3.0 is Specialized’s latest mountain bike clipless shoe design. Crafted with the XC and gravel rider in mind. Big grip, BOA closure and a flexy sole, have we...

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Shimano MT-7 SPD Shoes

Where angels fear to tread Fearing my old shoes wouldn’t last the duration of the Atlas Mountain Race (see my ride-report HERE), I went looking for replacements. I had a list of...

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Lake MX145 Winter Boots

For years I have toiled through winter with my trusty ‘summer’ shoes. Wrapped in a pair of overshoes in an attempt to withstand the elements. Even with the thickest pair of...

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Suplest Cross Country Pro Shoe

Cycling shoes are a contentious subject. What you wear on your feet says more about your cycling intent than anything else. Gravel fashion appears to have firmly embraced the lace-up....

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Shimano XC5 SPD Shoe

Lace up shoes are once again de rigeur. Ironically, it is the old skool types who look at them with dismay and not a little amusement. Despite this, the trend is gaining momentum and many...

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DHB Dorica MTB Lace-up Shoes

Lace up shoes – the Marmite Dilemma Here at ADVNTR Towers we have divided opinions on lace up shoes. Some of us were happy to see laces consigned to the dustbin, and others are...

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Sidi Ergo 4 Road Shoe and Sidi Dragon 4 MTB ‘Mega’ Shoes

It is fair to say that these shoes from Sidi fall squarely into the disco slipper race shoe category. I would not chose either if I were on a multi day trip as neither are particularly good...

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