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FOOTWEAR Fancy footwork…

What’s the solution to your customer’s athlete’s foot? Stick them in some equally athletic shoes, we reckon. Mark Sutton seeks some product highlights from the distributors selling cycling footwear…


WITH NORTHWAVE’S ever- growing footwear line within its warehouses, i-ride has footwear for all disciplines and weathers. For the current season, the £169.99 Arctic Commuter Winter boots are perhaps the most appropriate. The Commuter model of the Celsius Arctic meets the needs of all those who like to travel to places of work and leisure using their bicycles and therefore require safety and optimum visibility whatever the light conditions. The boot takes advantage of

Northwave’s Gore Tex Koala Membrane giving maximum protection against the

Moore Large

STARTING WITH a strong offering for the triathletes out there, Lake has introduced the TX222, a model which bridges the gap between the TX312 and 212. Retailing for £159.99, this is an light race shoe with a carbon sole and materials chosen to aid quick drying and breathability. For the current season, the 145

waterproof boot will be a hit. The upper is made from waxed canvas, leather and a


YOU’VE A choice of Shimano or Pearl Izumi offerings from Madison when stocking up. Available now, Shimano’s R260 is the latest addition to the catalogue and brings with it the full custom fit and benefits of Dynalast technology. Also new to the range is the MT44 and MT24 shoes. These are multipurpose trail/leisure shoes with styling well suited on and off the bike. Also new in for December are the

Pearl Izumi PRO Leader II shoes. This is part of Pearl’s new lineup of shoes for the


cold and also assists in creating a microclimate for the rider’s feet. A speed-lace closure system provides excellent speed, closure and functionality, locking in place in just a few short moments. 01444 243000

waterproof membrane, with dual BOA lacing system, all for £169.99. This comes in both MTB (MX) and road (CX) models. Specifically for the roadie, the CX402 is the catalogue’s main headturner. This shoe embodies all new innovation

and technological advancements developed by Lake. The thermal formable technology closes the heel counter to create a custom fit in conjunction to adjustability provided by the dual BOA lacing system.

This model

retails at £369.99 and is available in half sizes, wide-fit

and Speedplay options. 01332 274200

upcoming 2014 season. Using a seamless one-piece upper and Boa dial closure, these shoes eliminate hotspots and form to the shape of

MAVIC’S AVENGE road shoe is based around what the brand calls an Energy Carbon Composite Outsole, which when paired with the shoe’s lightweight mesh and synthetic uppers, makes for a lightweight (315 grams, size 8.5) and supremely comfortable shoe for fast riders. Carrying an Ergofit 3D EVA tounge insert, the shoe will mold around


ITALIAN FOOTWEAR manufacturer DMT has a heritage in crafting footwear solely for the cyclist. As a specialist footwear manufacturer for a number of high-end brands, DMT also makes its own label and the new 2014 range is an 80 per cent revamp on the previous year. New materials, closure systems and

sole units dominate the range, plus a subtle, more UK friendly range of colours fills the catalogue. With a wider fit than

Chicken Cyclekit

your foot. As tested throughout the 2013 season by BMC’s Tejay Van Garderen, you know they’re up to the job. Retail price on the Leader II shoes is £239.99. 01908 326000

SET FOR introduction to the market in January, Nalini is to produce two road and one mountain bike suited shoes with Bianchi branding to match the clothing currently in the catalogue. On the road model, expect to find similar technology to that of the Kraken Plus shoe, which weighs in at 290 grams and is Look cleat compatible. Major research and development has

gone into the construction of these shoes to ensure the foot stays consistently cool, offers protection from falls and to make sure the shoe holds the foot during the thrust. The shoes are sure to be a hit with

die hard followers of the iconic brand. They will be available to order on Alternatively call the sales office at Chicken Cycle Kit for more details. 01525 381347


the rider’s contours, with closure handled by two comfort straps and a low profile dual position ratchet support. High visibility inserts feature where appropriate. 01276 404870

normal, DMT tend to fit the broader European foot better than most. Top of the range is the new Vega, an

ultra-light highly vented shoe with double BOA closure weighing in at 220 grams and a retail price of £225. Strong value comes from the Pegasus, a poly-carbon soled shoe with Velcro and BOA closure that costs just £120. Dedicated track and triathlon shoes are also now found within the

range, as a well as a full MTB line

up. Road and MTB shoes

start from £78 with Paligap telling BikeBiz good margins and dealer packages are available. 01454 313116

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