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Shimano R088 Road Bike Shoes - Men\'s


    Shimano R088 Road Bike Shoes - Men's

    Stability, rigidity and light weight are 3 big reasons road riders will appreciate the expert-level details of the Shimano R088 performance bike shoes.

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    Item # 848447

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    • Lightweight, glass fiber reinforced polyamide soles deliver maximum power transfer
    • Ratcheting microadjustable buckle straps allow subtle fit adjustments; offset rip-and-stick straps snug the fit without pressure points
    • Shoes feature reinforced synthetic uppers for durability and nylon mesh for breathability
    • Anatomically curved last provides a precise fit and improves foot stability
    • EVA footbeds cushion for walking comfort
    • Shoes feature a wider cleat adjustment range than previous Shimano shoes
    • Shimano R088 road bike shoes do not come with cleats


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    Shimano R088 Road Bike Shoes - Men's Specs
    Best use
    Road cycling
    Synthetic leather/nylon mesh
    Glass fiber reinforced polyamide sole
    Glass fiber reinforced polyamide sole
    2 lbs. 3.5 oz.
    SPD compatible
    SPD-SL compatible
    Time compatible
    Look compatible
    crankbrothers compatible
    Speedplay compatible
    Footwear closure
    Traction tread
    Average footwear weight (pair)

    Shimano R088 Road Bike Shoes - Men's

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    Rated 3.5/5 based on 4 reviews
    Rated 3out of5
    by fromso so These shoes are lightweight and well ventilated. They are nice for hotter environments. The soles are no more stiff than the Shimano touring shoes, which was disappointing and they seem to be difficult to clip when using an spd pedal.
    Date published: 2013-08-17
    Rated 3out of5
    by fromBeware of the cold draft! These are good shoes, but have one serious flaw; the vent hole in the front of the sole. Shimano partially fixed the problem this year by putting mesh in the hole, rather than having the open hole found on the previous version (easy access for small pebbles). However, the hole yet remains. I don't have a sweaty foot problem, so it may be a great tool for those that do in hot weather, but my first cold weather ride resulted in near frost-bite on my toes by the time I got to work. Cold air just streamed in through the hole as I rode and left my feet chilled beyond any feeling. Since my winter shoe-covers do not cover the hole on the bottom, I was forced to duct tape...yes duct tape my shoes to prevent the cold air from getting in. The engineers at Shimano did their best to address the problem of sweatyfootitis that plagues many riders, but failed to make this an optional choice by providing a cap or some sort of plug to prevent cold or wetness from forcefully entering the shoe and ruining your ride. No one should have to duct tape brand new cycling one. What a sticky mess to clean come Spring!
    Date published: 2013-02-13
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromGreat starter shoes Considered the MB088 as well for a easy to wear, beginning road cycling (triathlon training, light commuting) shoe. Ultimately chose these because of versatility to add both road and mountain bike pedal clips.
    Date published: 2013-10-10
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromSolid and stiff road bike shoe These are my first anchored bike shoes, overall they work great for road biking. There is open channels for air flow and the stiffness transfers power efficiently. Only missing one star for the fact that they seem to need foot beds.
    Date published: 2014-04-18

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