Description of Northwave Extreme Road Shoe 80161016 - 12 matt black
Northwave’s Pro shoe par excellence. The Ultralight Carbon sole delivers maximum power transfer, while the BioMap anatomic upper ensures an unrivalled fit thanks to biomechanical analyses of pro athletes.
It is equipped with the Ultralight Carbon sole, integrated heel system, S.L.W. 2 closing system und the Extreme Air Evo footbed. The Extreme Road Shoe is compatible with the NW Speedplay adapter for the shortest distance between pedal and foot. The adapter is not included in the scope of delivery.
Speedplay Adaptor (not included in the delivery):
The shortest distance between foot and pedal on the market. Northwave developed and patented, in collaboration with Speedplay, an exclusive adaptor that provides maximum power transmission on pedals, thanks to the reduced thickness of just 0,5mm rather the 3mm of the traditional Speedplay adaptors. Made of nylon with a thin aluminum plate (it saves 8,5gr) it allows to respect the natural anatomy of the sole keeping minimized the distance between the foot and the pedal in any position. Without adding bulk and weight as it occurs in systems without the adaptor.
AirFlow System: It's the Northwave ventilation system with large vents that lets your feet breathe. The lower vent channels air inside the sole, while the side vents guarantee a supply of fresh air.
Ultralight Carbon Sole: Unidirectional carbon sole thats great for maximum power transmission, minimum thickness and unmatched lightness (just 60gr of performance). Thanks to the specific adaptor, it is compatible with Speedplay pedals. The AirFlow system favors a greater circulation of air in and out. Ultralight Carbon is the choice of our top athletes.
Integrated heel system:
The new unibody construction of the uppers allowed to integrate an efficient heel retention system inside the structure, without the need of external elements. Same efficiency, reduced weight.
Extreme Air Evo footbed:
Ultralight with holes that correspond with the vents on the sole to keep your feet amazingly fresh. They’ve completely redesigned this footbed to provide greater support for the arch and along the medial area to give you enhanced efficiency and comfort.
Northwave created their BioMap products after extensive testing on famous athletes. In response to bio-mechanical analysis, they have developed products that work in perfect synergy with the body’s natural movement during athletic activity: The positioning of seams and the cut design guarantee an excellent fit, the best comfort, the best performance and the most efficient use of an athlete’s muscles. Materials are selected for comfort, transpiration and protection where necessary. The main goal of BioMap product line is to make your body work more efficiently so you can deliver your best performance. BioMap by Northwave, engineered and developed on cyclists.
Maximum precision and usability. The side button offers dual functionality: press the button for micrometric release, or lift the button to instantly undo the shoe completely. The ergonomic shape of the ratchet base matches the shape of the foot for added comfort, while the size and minimized weight plus the outer soft-touch covering make it easier and better to grip. It features
wires that harness the best technologies used in sailing, and can be easily replaced using the spare parts kit.