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Giro Empire SLX Road Shoe 19 - dark shadow/reflective digi

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At just 175 grams (size 42.5), the Empire™ SLX sets a standard for light weight cycling footwear. Yet it doesn't compromise the structure or stiffness needed to put full power to the pedals thanks to a combination of exceptional fit, the Evofiber™ SL one-piece upper, and the Easton® EC90™ SLX2 high-modulus outsole. And with replaceable heel pads, full titanium hardware and our adjustable Prolight SuperNatural Fit Kit, these are full-featured shoes built to win, and built to last.

The breathable and lightweight Evofiber™ SL microfiber upper is produced from one piece. Without seams, it provides maximum comfort and a unique style.

The Easton® EC90 SLX2 unidirectional carbon outsole is extremely lightweight and helps to optimize the power transmission. It features lightweight titanium thread inserts for the cleats and replaceable heel pads.

The ultalight X-Static® footbed with included Prolight SuperNatural X-Static® Fit Kit with adjustable arch support can be optimally adapted to the shape of the foot, to minimize fatigue.

The Giro SuperNatural Fit System combines a cycling-specific footbed with an adjustable arch support kit. By simply choosing from any of the Low, Medium and High arch support included in the kit, riders and fitters can independently adjust arch support to enhance fit and pedaling efficiency while reducing or eliminating common discomforts like hotspots, numbness and cramping. The system is available in men's and women's sizes, and incorporates X-Static® fibers in the footbed to fight odors and other bacteria.

Giro worked closely with the engineering staff at Easton® to develop proprietary outsoles that provide the most direct, powerfull connection to the pedals without compromising comfort. Using advanced modeling and proprietary fixturing in the extensive test lab, every outsole is engineered to provide ideal stiffness in 3 zones: Toe Arch and Heel, while maintaining the lowest possible weight and stack-height (as low as 6.5mm). Additionally, the flatter edges of Giro's outsoles allow the shoe upper material to conform to larger or wider feet (what Giro calla the "spillover" effect) without uncomfortable pinching or binding.

Giro footwear is built on proprietary cycling-specific lasts to create a fit that hugs the foot closely without binding, crowding or discomfort. The Precision Fit™ lasts are hand-crafted specifically for cycling footwear in whole and half-sizes that are differentiated between men's and women's shoes, in order to provide the most supportive and precise fit possible in a production shoe.

X-Static® fibers are made with layers of pure silver that are permanently bonded to the surface of the fabric. Siver offers natural anti-microbial performace that helps to reduce odor and regulate heat, so your feet stay fresh and comfortable, naturally.
Included in delivery: Shoes including complete Prolight X-Static footbed kit with adjustable arch support, shoe bag
Material: Upper: Evofiber™ SL
Sole: Easton® EC90 SLX2 unidirectional carbon fiber
Sole standard: 3-hole
Weight supplement: per shoe size 42,5 - manufacturer's specs
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Product Name: Giro Empire SLX Road Shoe 19 - dark shadow/reflective digi
Manufacturer: Giro
Item Code: GIR398250
Dangerous goods: no
activity: Bike
gender: men
usage bikesport: Road Bike
sole standard: Look/SPD-SL/Xpedo (3 hole)
sole stiffness: extreme (carbon)
Model year: 2019
Color: Black
weight: 175g
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possibly the lightest cycling shoes available to consumers at a value price. stiff and comfortable.
Die Schuhe sind top (198 gr bei Größe 44,5/Schuh), dank drei Keilgrößen wird das Fußgewölbe super unterstützt, Absätze sind tauschbar. Im Vergleich zu vorher benutzten Adidas Campiolo Lace sitzen die Cleatlöcher ca 12mm weiter hinten (7,4 cm bis Sohlenspitze), wer mit älteren Schuhen die Pedalplatten weit vorne hat(te), bekommt eventuell Probleme. Trotz Leichtbaus sind die Schuhe genauso warm wie die Campiolo Lace, die allerdings Stoffgewebeeinsätze im Obermaterial hatten. Im Winter normal fahrbar (bislang keine Überschuhe nötig). Die Schnürsenkel sorgen für einen festen Sitz. Am besten vor dem Losfahren warmfahren, dann nachziehen. Sie sind zu lang, vor dem Kürzen bis zur geplanten Schnittstelle etwas Schrumpfschlauch ziehen und erhitzen.
Fahre diesen Schuh schon lange und kaufe ihn immer wieder. Die Schnürung ist perfekt und der Schuh sitzt dadurch immer ooptimal. Die Fußbettanpassung ist spitze.
Hatte Sorge weil er zum Schnüren ist, aber das stört gar nicht und ist gut durchdacht. Super Schuhe, sehr angenehm und leicht.
Bester (und schönster Schuh) den ich je getragen habe. Sehr leicht, sehr steif, sehr atmungsaktiv. Schnüren lässt er sich auch sehr gut. Top!
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