These are my second pair of road bike shoes this season. I have Northwave MTB shoes and love the fit so much, I decided to see how these would do on my road bike. I took them out last night for their first ride, they were absolutely perfect. My feet are a little wider than normal so it isn't easy for me to find a comfortable cycling shoe. My last shoes would cause my feet to fall asleep which made for some uncomfortable rides, that did not happen once last night. I went for a 35 mile ride with quite a bit of climbing and these were light, they kept my feet cool in 80 degree weather and they made a world of difference as far as comfort was concerned. I usually wear a size 37 but decided to size up to a 38 and I am glad I did. I enjoyed the ratchet system and its ease of use, I was able to reach down while riding and loosen the strap when I needed to. I am fairly certain I have found my new favorite pair of road shoes that will last me many, many miles.