Review: Giro Jacket Mid Shoes

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I have long been a clipless pedals guy. In fact, I cannot remember the last time I rode with anything else–maybe 15 years ago when I used a Wal-Mart bike to commute around my small town. So, after reading a plethora of articles in various biking magazines about the merits of flats over clipless pedals …

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Review: Shimano SH-XC90 Shoe

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Shimano’s SH-XC90 shoe is their top-of-the-line cross country racing shoe. But even if you don’t race at all, you can still love these shoes to death! Read on about my raceless experiences in these racing shoes. Specs The Shimano SH-XC90 shoes weigh in at a ridiculously-light reported weight of 627 grams (size 40) for the pair, or …

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Review: Pearl Izumi X-Alp Enduro III Shoe

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After my disappointing experience with the Serfas Trax, I renewed my search for a versatile, performance-oriented, yet reasonably-priced mountain bike shoe. After many false starts, I simply gave up and decided to split my time between limping along an old and way-beyond-their-useful-life shoes and–egad!–riding flats. By pure happenstance, I was in my local chain store, …

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Giro Gauge MTB Shoe Review

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The last pair of shoes I got in for review was intended primarily for cross country racers, and not for all-day epics and adventurous rides that might require hike-a-bike. When the opportunity came to review a pair of shoes from Giro, I examined their website carefully to see exactly which shoe might fit my wants …

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