This is truly a great shoe. I ride 100-200 miles a week. I wouldn't expect anything less from Giro. I had a pair of Bont Sub 8s, but I like these Giros much better. The shoes offers a larger toe box, nicer insoles (which come with 3 different inserts) and look to be very well constructed. They are fast to get on in transition, and are great with or without socks. I wear them for both, long course and short course triathlon, along with all of the group rides and road training I do. I would recommend these to anyone to try.