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Awards Best Buy Award Editors' Choice Award Top Pick Award Top Pick Award Best Buy Award 
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Pros comfortable, versatile, great traction while hiking, laces allow for high adjustabilityLightweight, 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 not the stiffest, no quick adjustment, style may not be appreciated by someRoomy 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 This gravity-oriented shoe is comfortable, reasonably priced, and the winner of our Best Buy AwardThe 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 AM7 Specialized 2FO Cliplite Five Ten Kestrel Pro Boa Specialized Rime 2.0 Scott MTB Team Boa
Power Transfer (20%)
6
8
8
7
8
Comfort (25%)
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9
Traction Walkability (25%)
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Weight (15%)
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Durability (15%)
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Specs Shimano AM7 Specialized 2FO... Five Ten Kestrel... Specialized Rime 2.0 Scott MTB Team Boa
Closure Laces plus power strap 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 445 grams 426 grams 511 grams 419 grams 405 grams
Width Options Regular Regular Regular Regular Regular
Upper Material Synthetic leather Thermobonded upper Synthetic XPEL Hydrophobic Mesh Micro Fiber, mesh
Footbed Cup insole Specialized Body Geometry OrthoLite Specialized Body Geometry ErgoLogic
Sole Vibram Lollipop Nylon Composite Carbon-infused nylon shank Lollipop Nylon Composite Composite
Outsole Vibram SlipNot rubber sole Steatlh C4 rubber Vibram StickiRubber
Size Tested 45 43.5 10.5 44.5 45
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