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If you have wide feet, you don't have to put up with the often all-too-narrow cycling shoe. Adjusting the buckles, dials, straps, and even adding custom orthotics can help to an extent, but if the toe box is too small, well most of your ride will be spent pedaling in pain. Hooray for the Shimano SH-RP9 Wide Cycling Shoes, allowing you to slide your boats into a comfortable and efficient cycling shoe.
The wider design obviously ensures that your hoofs aren't under extreme pressure, allowing proper full circulation otherwise, they share all of the other designs that make the SH-RP9s such an excellent shoe. A light carbon composite outsole is optimized for stiffness and still comfortable for long ride, racking up a 10 out of 12 on Shimano's stiffness scale. An external heel cup provides stability and keeps the rear of the shoe anchored to your foot no matter how hard you turn the pedals in anger.
The supple microfiber synthetic leather upper is perforated for excellent venting and gives you all the benefits of natural leather in a lighter weight and more user friendly package. The shoes' refined fit comes courtesy of the micro-adjustable Boa dial with hidden wire routing offering infinite adjustment for a glove-like fit. On-the-fly, one-handed adjustments are a reality with secure locking and a fast release. The lower hook-and-loop strap is precisely positioned to relieve pressure on the top of the foot.
- A road performance shoe with all-day comfort
- Carbon composite sole is rigid and light for climbs and sprints
- Breathable synthetic upper vent for comfort
- Boa closure and hook-and-loop forefoot strap refine the fit
- Compatible with three-hole road cleats