The 2018 Specialized 2FO ClipLite
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Awards Editors' Choice Award Top Pick Award Editors' Choice Award Top Pick Award Best Buy Award 
Price $180.00 at Competitive Cyclist$200.00 at Competitive Cyclist
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$160.00 at Competitive Cyclist$141.99 at Amazon
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Pros Lightweight, comfortable, versatile, Boa closures, styling, reasonable pricecomfortable, versatile, great traction while hiking, boa closures, good styleLightweight, comfortable, stiff, great power transfer, vibram soles, customizable insolesLugged //Vibram// sole, versatile fit, stiff but walkableGood power transfer, comfortable, secure, many features
Cons Roomy toe-box, slip-not rubber could be more grippySometimes too grippy for a clipless focused shoe, heavyNo on-the-fly adjustments, limited foot protection, expensiveLimited on-the-go adjustmentsMinimal protection, not the most durable
Bottom Line The uniquely styled 2FO Cliplite is packed with features and performance, and is our Editor's ChoiceStiff, comfortable, and protective, this model is our Top Pick for Enduro RacersLightweight, stiff, and comfortable, this shoe is one of our favoritesThe Rime 2.0 is lightweight and sturdy enough to take on the backcountryAn XC/trail riding shoe that combines high performance with affordability
Rating Categories Specialized 2FO Cliplite Five Ten Kestrel Pro Boa Giro Empire VR90 Specialized Rime 2.0 Scott MTB Team Boa
Power Transfer (20%)
8
8
10
7
8
Comfort (25%)
9
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9
Traction Walkability (25%)
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8
Weight (15%)
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Durability (15%)
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7
Specs Specialized 2FO... Five Ten Kestrel... Giro Empire VR90 Specialized Rime 2.0 Scott MTB Team Boa
Closure 2 Boa S2-Snap dials, velcro strap over the forefoot Boa dial plus velcro at toe box Laces L6 Boa and Laces Boa dials, plus velcro strap
Measured Weight 426 grams 511 grams 388 grams 419 grams 405 grams
Width Options Regular Regular regular and high volume Regular Regular
Upper Material Thermobonded upper Synthetic Microfiber XPEL Hydrophobic Mesh Micro Fiber, mesh
Footbed Specialized Body Geometry OrthoLite molded EVA footbed Specialized Body Geometry ErgoLogic
Sole Lollipop Nylon Composite Carbon-infused nylon shank Easton EC90 Carbon Fiber Lollipop Nylon Composite Composite
Outsole SlipNot rubber sole Steatlh C4 rubber Vibram Mont Molded Rubber High Traction Lugged Outsole, Mid-Foot Scuff Guard, Accomodates Steel Toe Spikes Vibram StickiRubber
Size Tested 43.5 10.5 45 44.5 45
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