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Awards  Editors' Choice Award Top Pick Award Top Pick Award Best Buy Award 
Price $200.00 at REI
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Pros Grippy rubber soles, good foot protection, comfortable, great power transferLightweight, comfortable, versatile, Boa closures, styling, reasonable pricecomfortable, versatile, great traction while hiking, boa closures, good styleLugged //Vibram// sole, versatile fit, stiff but walkableGood power transfer, comfortable, secure, many features
Cons Potential durability issuesRoomy toe-box, slip-not rubber could be more grippySometimes too grippy for a clipless focused shoe, heavyLimited on-the-go adjustmentsMinimal protection, not the most durable
Bottom Line A unique design and a great blend of on and off the bike performance make the ME7 a versatile all mountain shoeThe 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 RacersThe Rime 2.0 is lightweight and sturdy enough to take on the backcountryThis Best Buy Award winner is a quality shoe at a reasonable price
Rating Categories Shimano ME7 Specialized 2FO Cliplite Five Ten Kestrel Pro Boa Specialized Rime 2.0 Scott MTB Team Boa
Power Transfer (20%)
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Comfort (25%)
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Traction Walkability (25%)
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Weight (15%)
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Durability (15%)
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Specs Shimano ME7 Specialized 2FO... Five Ten Kestrel... Specialized Rime 2.0 Scott MTB Team Boa
Closure Speed lace system and upper ratchet strap, Large velcro panel over laces 2 Boa S2-Snap dials, velcro strap over the forefoot Boa dial plus velcro at toe box L6 Boa and Laces Boa dials, plus velcro strap
Measured Weight 425 grams 426 grams 511 grams 419 grams 405 grams
Width Options Regular Regular Regular Regular Regular
Upper Material Synthetic Thermobonded upper Synthetic XPEL Hydrophobic Mesh Micro Fiber, mesh
Footbed Extra-cushion insole Specialized Body Geometry OrthoLite Specialized Body Geometry ErgoLogic
Sole Carbon fiber composite sole/midsole Lollipop Nylon Composite Carbon-infused nylon shank Lollipop Nylon Composite Composite
Outsole Michelin rubber outsole SlipNot rubber sole Steatlh C4 rubber Vibram StickiRubber
Size Tested 44 43.5 10.5 44.5 45
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