Sidi Shot Carbon SPD-SL Road ShoeSidi has specialised in cycling footwear since the 1970s. That's a wealth of experience and research to pour into the Shot Carbon Road shoe. Sidi's flagship road shoe is the weapon of choice for many in the pro peloton including three-time Tour de France champion, Chris Froome. Riders who want a lightweight, aerodynamic, and stiff road shoe choose the Shot Carbon to ensure they perform at the highest level Sidi Shot Carbon: Lightweight Carbon for Optimal Stiff PerformanceOptimising an Italian handmade Vent Carbon Sole for optimal power transfer through your transmission, this Sidi shoe is superbly light, stiff, and aerodynamic. The stiff platform has been enhanced by an ergonomically engineered sole, which Sidi's R&D team believes reduces plantar tendon stress whilst enhancing blood flow circulation. Your feet stay cool and comfortable, even on the hottest days, in the heat of battle. Unleash your sprinting and climbing form and gain valuable seconds on the peloton Sidi's Reflex Adjustable Heel Retention Device is anatomically shaped to stabilise your heel and offer a perfect fit through custom adjustments. So, when you're powering up a climb or sprinting through the bunch, your heel benefits from a tight, secure fit Features:Material: Carbon Fibre (Sole); Microfibre Techpro (Upper)Sole: Vent Carbon SoleLightweightAerodynamicDurableComfortableStiffCustomise your fitTechnologies:Vent Carbon Sole: The Vent Carbon Sole features a light and replaceable heelpad to improve walkability in polyurethane and a replaceable integrated toe pad/vent cover. The key benefits of the Vent Carbon Sole are not only superior power transfer, because of its light weight and stiffness, but also warm weather comfort. The Vent Carbon Sole is designed with an integrated vent and air channels for heat dissipation and airflow. The vent can be opened or closed for 4-season comfort. The Vent Carbon Sole is handmade exclusively of carbon fibre in a weave pattern oriented at opposing angles that maximise stiffness while allowing for a small degree of controlled flex in the toe area. This carefully designed flex biomechanically relieves stress on the plantar tendon and helps promote circulation. The Vent Carbon Sole features a standard 3-hole drilling pattern, printed 10mm lateral and fore/aft cleat alignment scale as well as the Look Memory Eyelet® for easy cleat alignment and replacement. For triathlon, the vent also serves as a water drain, dramatically improving foot comfort after a wet transition Microfibre Techpro: Microfibre Techpro is a microfiber PU Made in Italy. It is considered a highly technological and innovative eco-friendly leather suitable for technical and sports products which require high performance levels. Microfibre Techpro incorporates features of resistance, stability, lightness, water-repellent properties and eco-friendliness. Microfibre Techpro has a Hydro and anti-mould treatment, which eliminates the onset of moulds and bacteria. Microfibre Techpro is Oeko-Tex certified, does not contain harmful substances and respects law restrictions Double Tecno-3 Push: The Double Tecno-3 Push system is inserted on a single base, this speeds up wearing and taking off shoes. The central mechanism creates a perfect tension balance between the shoe’s internal and external side. The symmetrical mechanism guarantees an excellent closure adapting on every instep. An innovative button added to the monofilament buckle lifts, if pushed, the buckle to facilitate the adjustment Sidi Heel Cup: Reinforced cup that stabilises and supports the heel. Anatomically shaped plastic reduces heel slip and provides increased power transfer. Provides additional foot protection in the event of a crash Reflex Adjustable Heel Retention Device: The Reflex Adjustable Heel Retention Device reinforces the top of the heel cup and improves the fit by closing the back of the shoe securely around the rider’s heel. The heel retention device tightens the top of the heel cup so that the heel doesn’t slide out during steep climbs or sprints. Each side of the heel can be adjusted independently, for a perfect fit. For a custom adjustment turn the screw towards the "+" sign to tighten the heel retention device and towards the "–" sign to open it. Lightweight, easy to use, and replaceable. For additional security while pedalling, the new adjustable heel device is provided with reflex inserts for more visibility in dark conditions Buy Sidi Footwear from Chain Reaction Cycles, the World's Largest Online Bike Store.