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Giro
Imperial Cycling Shoe - Men's

3.3333 out of 5 stars
6 Reviews
Current price: $274.95 Original price: $424.95
35% off
Color:Bright Red

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Why We Like The Imperial Cycling Shoe

Never one to kick back and rest on its laurels, Giro is back with some all-new flagship road kicks otherwise known as the Imperial Cycling Shoe. Here in the office, we've been big fans of its Empire model, bringing a resurgence to lace up shoes that reduce pressure points and improve fit thanks to its multiple anchor points throughout the shoe. As an added bonus, the design is lightweight and looks pretty cool. Our only complaint is not being able to adjust them on the fly, like right before a sprint. That all changes with the Imperial and its move to a dual BOA system.


Giro is able to keep an incredibly minimal design by constructing the Imperial of its own ultralight, monofilament, one-piece Synchwire mesh upper. It easily conforms to your foot and fits and feels like a second skin. Additionally, it's extremely well ventilated and breathable for incredible airflow so it keeps your feet cooler during warmer conditions. Synchwire's construction is stitchless and its advanced composites are what allows Giro to build the Imperials to such a high level. The thermo-bonded film provides overall durability, a non-woven internal sheet distributes the force from the BOA dials for direct power transfer, and the mono-filament mesh provides the ventilation. Additionally, thermal-welded Teijin TPU adds structural support to the upper where it's needed.


Details

  • Giro's flagship road shoe, now even easy to adjust
  • One-piece Synchwire upper design is soft, light, and supportive
  • Nylon lace guides provide the support and distribution on traditional laces
  • Teijin welded SL monofilament mesh boosts ventilation
  • Twin Boa IP1 dials reel +/- 1 mm of cable and have a macro release
  • Easton's most advanced carbon sole is stiff and featherweight
  • Replaceable heel pads keep the shoes going season after season
  • SuperNatural Fit Kit has adjustable arch supports for custom fitting right out of the box
  • Runs small, so we recommend sizing up for ideal fit
  • Item #GIR00ML
Upper Material
one-piece Synchwire, Teijin welded SL monofilament mesh
Closure
dual BOA IP-1
Footbed
SuperNatural fir kit with adjustable arch support
Sole
Easton EC90 SLX2 high-modulus carbon
Cleat Compatibility
3-bolt road
Claimed Weight
[single, size 42.5] 7.6oz (215g)
Activity
road cycling
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year