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Shimano RX8 Mountain Bike Shoe – Women’s

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Because gravel is still an emerging segment, some riders find themselves struggling with footwear choices—especially for racing. Mountain bike shoes offer great walkability, but are often too heavy and overbuilt. This leads many riders opting for lightweight road shoes with ultra-stiff soles that boost pedaling efficiency, but the lack of tread is not ideal for the inevitable hike-a-bike sections found in gravel race events and adventurous rides. Shimano addresses these problems by combining the best characteristics of their high-end road and mountain footwear into one shoe that's specifically designed for gravel racing. Lightweight and stiff, but with grippy outsoles and just enough toe flex to be comfortable to walk in, the RX8 might just be the best option out there for dedicated gravel enthusiasts.

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Lightweight shoes designed for gravel bike racing
Carbon composite sole ensures maximum pedaling efficiency
Surround Structure uppers provide a comfortable, glove-like fit
Lugged rubber outsole adds grip for hike-a-bike
Reinforced heel cup for stability under hard pedaling
Boa dial and toe strap make it easy to get the right fit
Perforations in the upper let your feet breathe
Wider cleat-to-pedal interface is optimized for XTR M9100 pedals

Features

Upper Material: synthetic leather, mesh
Closure: Boa IP1
Footbed: high-density cup insole with adaptable arch pads
Midsole: Torbal
Sole: [sole] carbon fiber composite, [outsole] abrasion-resistant TPU lugs
Cleat Compatibility: 2-bolt
Claimed Weight: 9.3oz
Activity: gravel, cross-country, cyclocross
Manufacturer Warranty: 1 year

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