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ION Raid AMP II
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Price $140 List$94.96 at Competitive Cyclist
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Pros Supportive, ankle protection, great grip, good protection from elementsUnbeatable grip with ability to escape pedals, lightweightSuper comfortable, good pedal grip, solid durabilityGood grip, quality construction, low priceGood pedal grip in dry conditions, ankle padding, water resistance
Cons Hotter than other shoes during warm weather, expensiveQuestionable sole durabilityLess grip than Five Ten's solesLess grip than others, less breathabilityNot as attractive as other shoes, poor pedal grip when wet
Bottom Line Great shoe for easy riding to aggressive technical terrain with a great grippy soleMi6 keeps you glued to your pedals like nothing else while you're charging technical terrainAn all mountain shoe for almost every riderAn all mountain shoe on par with Five Ten’s top modelsA light downhill and enduro flat shoe that climbs well
Rating Categories ION Raid AMP II Five Ten Freerider Contact Shimano GR7 Ride Concepts Livewire Shimano AM7
Grip (30%)
10
10
8
9
8
Comfort And Arch Support (25%)
9
8
9
8
8
Rigidity And Power Transfer (20%)
8
8
8
6
8
Breathability (10%)
6
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Durability (10%)
8
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8
Weight (5%)
5
6
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5
Specs ION Raid AMP II Five Ten Freerider... Shimano GR7 Ride Concepts... Shimano AM7
Rubber Type Suptraction Soul FL Stealth Mi6 Michelin Kinetics DST6.0 High Grip Vibram
Rubber Pattern Full Tread Half Dot Full Tread Full Dot Full Dot
Weight in Oz 14 13.75 14 13.75 14
Narrow or Wide Fit? Narrow Wide Narrow Wide Narrow
Upper Materials Polyurethane/mesh Textile/synthetic leather Perforated synthetic with mesh Synthetic/mesh Synthetic Leather
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