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Lake CX402 Shoes - Men's

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Item # LKC000C

There's no better fit than custom.

Sitting atop Lake’s cycling footwear hierarchy are the CX402 Shoes, and we have to admit, they certainly fit the bill. With a kangaroo leather upper, prized for its durability and suppleness, and a moldable Custom Fit carbon fiber sole, you’re all but guaranteed a fit that’s second to none. Of course, the dual Boa closures only enhance the supreme foot retention, and ensure that nary a watt is wasted when you get on the gas.

Lake worked long and hard on building the CX402's ultra-efficient Custom Fit carbon fiber sole. You may have had carbon-soled shoes in the past that didn’t quite fit, and if that’s the case, you recognize that ultimate power transfer is meaningless if your feet are in agony. But you can say goodbye to the era of compromise, as these puppies are heat moldable, ensuring perfect fit and incredible heel hold. Best of all, with a personalized fit, you won’t have to crank them down to keep your feet in place.

The dual BOA closures only enhance the fit. By employing two Boa dials, Lake enables you to keep your heel locked down, without requiring undue pressure on the forefoot. And as you already know, that means better blood flow, and greater comfort.

The BOA closures are hidden underneath the sleek kangaroo leather upper, which promises fantastic service life. Better yet, since kangaroo leather is among the thinnest, most durable types of leather around, they’re incredibly supple and only get better with time. The perforations work in conjunction with mesh panels to maximize airflow, so your feet stay cool, instead of getting clammy.

The Lake CX402 Shoe is available in whole and half sizes from 39 to 47, plus whole sizes 48 and 50, and in the colors Black/black, Red/black, and White/black. Wide fit is available in all sizes in the color Black/black. Please note that the CX402 is also available in a Speedplay-specific model.

Tech Specs

Upper Material:
kangaroo leather
Lining:
perforated kangaroo leather
Closure:
Dual Boa
Sole:
Custom Fit carbon fiber
Cleat Compatibility:
3-hole road
Recommended Use:
road racing
Actual Weight:
Black/Black, 44.0: 320g

Size chart

Cycling Shoes

Men's
US SHOE SIZE5.566.577.588.599.51010.51111.51212.51313.514
Chrome 37.5 38 39 39.5 40 41 41.5 42 43 44 44.5 45 46 47   47.5   48
Diadora 38 39 39.5 40 40.5 41 42 42.5 43 43.5 44 44.5 45 45.5 46     
DMT 38   39   40 41 42 42.5 43 43.5 44.5 45 45.5 46   47 48  
Five Ten 37 38 38.5 39 40 40.5 41 42 42.5 43 44 44.5 45 46 46.5 47   
Fi'zi:k 38 39 39.5 40 40.5 41 42 42.5 43 43.5 44 44.5 45 45.5 46     
Gaerne 38 39   40   41 42 42.5 43 44 44.5 45   46 47 48   
Giro   39 40 40.5 41 42 42.5 43 43.5 44.5 45 45.5 46 46.5 47 48  
Lake 39.5 40 40.5 41 41.5 42 42.5 43 43.5 44 44.5 45 45.5 46 46.5 47 48  
Louis Garneau 39 39.5 40 40.5 41 41.5 42 42.5 43 43.5 44 44.5 45 45.5 46 46.5 47 48
Mavic (US/EU) 5.5 / 38 6 / 38.7 6.5 / 39.3 7 / 40 7.5 / 40.7 8 / 41.3 8.5 / 42 9 / 42.7 9.5 / 43.3 10 / 44 10.5/ 44.7 11 / 45.3 11.5 / 46 12 / 46.7 12.5 / 47.3 13 / 48 13.5 / 48.7  
Northwave 37   38 39 40 40.5 41 41.5 42 42.5 43 44 44.5 45 45.5 46 47 48
Pearl Izumi 38 39 39.5 40 41 41.5 42 42.5 43 44 44.5 45 46 46.5 47 48 48.5 49
Shimano 38.5 39.5 40 40.5 41 41.5 42 43 44 44.5 45 45.5 46.5 47   49   50
Sidi  39 40   41   42 43   44 45   46 47   48   49
Six Six One 38 38.5 39 40 40.5 41 42 43 43.5 44 44.5 45   46 47 48 49 50
Suplest 37 38   39 40 41   42 42.5 43 43.5 44 44.5 45   46   47
Vans 37 38 38.5 39 40 40.5 41 42 42.5 43 44 44.5 45 46   47   48
US SHOE SIZE5.566.577.588.599.51010.51111.51212.51313.514

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4 5

Great shoe if they fit.

Been using Sidi shoes for well over 20 years... Decided to break free and try the Lake 402's Impressive quality, supple leather, boa fasteners and one hell of a stiff sole. I first ordered 42's I have narrow low volume feet but immediately noticed the shoe digging in on the lateral aspect of my foot neat the base of the metatarsal, the sole is not flat, the Lake sole is like a bathtub, the sides curve up... the heat molding is more or less for the heel cup of the shoe so it would not affect the forefoot. A cool design as long as it does not hurt your foot. I sent them back and got 43's now they are way too big, no bueno. I still had the issue of the lateral foot pain.. I was thinking 42.5 but I decided to get DMT Vega shoes.. Competitive Cyclist was super accommodating on dealing with the returns. They are a class act.
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Finally someone else who experienced what I did. They are AMAZING shoes. Super soft, BOA is better than any that I have seen, sole is stiff. But man the pain at the lateral is unbearable. When I first got mine I literally could not get my foot into them without excruciating pain. Heated them up and got them to stretch out a bit but never enough to be comfortable. And the seam where the mold side and upper meet is in just enough of the wrong place where there is constant dig into the side of the foot. I also went up to a bigger size and then also tried a wider size and could not make them work. It was a shame as they are amazing in every aesthetic way possible. But at the end of the day comfort is all that matters.

4 5

Don't expect perfection on the first try

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

I found that I didn't start to really warm up to this shoe (pun intended) until I went through a few cycles of riding it, and adjusting it. Others might have been lucky enough to find nirvana with one molding session, but it took me a few tries to get everything adjusted.

Fit wise, I wear a 45, which is the same size I've worn in Sidi, Shimano and DMT shoes. I have a fairly narrow foot with a reasonably high arch, and I find the volume is comparable to those shoes as well, versus a high volume shoe like the old Carnac models (which fit me like a bathroom slipper).

While not cheap, these shoes strikes a great balance of adjustability, old school materials and new school looks. Just give them the benefit of the doubt and don't judge them too harshly after only one session in the oven.

5 5

Nice shoes

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

The fit is true to size for me. I wear an 11 and the 45 Lake fits perfectly. In fact, the fit was so good, I only heat molded the insole. There is a good amount of room in the toe box which is a welcome treat compared to Sidi's, Northwave, and Mavic.

On the bike, the shoe is very supportive but not constricting. This allows my knees to track properly while the foot pressure is evenly distributed, which is a problem I have had other shoes.

The carbon soles are solid. I do not notice any flex.

The kangaroo leather uppers are a treat. They are very supple, far more so than the artificial leather used in other shoes. This allows the dual Boa closures ability to fine tune the pressure to really be put to good effect. No hot spots anywhere. Also, the leather seems to breathe very well. Even riding on 100 degree days here in Texas, my feet were never too hot as happens with some plastic leathers, even those that are well vented. My guess is the excellent fit, supple leather uppers, and the twin Boa closures have a lot to do with this.

These are the best cycling shoes I have ever worn.

The description says they are available...

The description says they are available in wide width in the black/black version. Do you have this version available?

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We do not, I apologize.
Feel free to call or chat in for info on current inventory.