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Awards Best Buy Award Editors' Choice Award   Top Pick Award 
Price $374.95 at Competitive Cyclist
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Pros Extremely light weight, very stiff, great adjustability, super comfortableSexy, breathable, great adjustability, great power transfer, fits like a gloveAwesome power transfer, comfy upper, stylish, great adjustabilityDurable, micro-adjustment, stiff with superior power transferExtremely lightweight, very comfortable, rigid, vents keep cool in summer
Cons Heel may be loose, lacing could be easier to cinch upPricey, sole scuffs, may be narrow for some feetPricey, stiff upper might rubHeavy, rigid upper, difficult to put on and take offMay scuff and show wear, fastening can be a hassle, vents are very cold in winter
Bottom Line A premium road shoe without the premium price tagA high-performance premium road shoe without the gimmicksThe ultimate in power transfer and pro performanceThis shoe is favored by pros for a reasonAwesome pro-level performance for a reasonable price
Rating Categories Course Air Lite II Fizik R1 Infinito Scott Road RC SL Sidi Wire Vent Carbon Shimano S-Phyre RC9
Comfort (25%)
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7
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Weight (15%)
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9
Power Transfer (25%)
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Adjustability (20%)
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Durability (15%)
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Specs Course Air Lite II Fizik R1 Infinito Scott Road RC SL Sidi Wire Vent... Shimano S-Phyre RC9
Measured Weight 18.7 oz 20 oz 18.4 oz 22.1 oz 19 oz
Width Options Regular Regular Regular Regular Regular
Closure BOA IP1 micro-adjustment BOA BOA Tecno 3 Push Buckle BOA
Upper Material High-density microfiber Laser-perforated 1.2mm microtex Carbitex Microfibre Techpro Synthetic leather
Size Tested 44 44 44 44 45
Outsole Carbon Air Lite Carbon HMX Carbon Vent carbon Carbon
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