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PEARL iZUMiX-Alp Flow Cycling Shoe - Men's

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Description

X-Alp Flow Cycling Shoe

If you're a mountain biker that prefers to ride flat pedals, you understand how critical it is to have a grippy shoe that keeps your feet glued to the pedals when the trail gets rowdy. The Pearl Izumi Men's X-Alp Flow Cycling Shoe does just that, thanks to a dual compound rubber sole designed for maximum traction on the pedals. Sticky siped rubber at the ball of the foot creates positive pedal pin engagement and stability, while chevron-shaped lugs made from more durable rubber are used at the toe and heel for hike-a-bike durability and scrambling confidence. The seamless upper uses minimal overlays for a lightweight feel that molds to your foot shape, eliminating hot spots and providing all-day pedaling comfort when you're on a big ride deep in the mountains.

  • A flat pedal shoe designed for unwavering grip and durability
  • Dual compound sole for confidence-inspiring traction
  • Tacky rubber in pedaling zone offers positive pin engagement
  • Harder rubber in heel and toe area for hike-a-bike durability
  • Lightweight upper with minimal seams eliminates hot spots
  • Traditional lace closure for a precise fit and all-day comfort
  • Lace lock keeps your laces away from the drivetrain
  • EVA midsole absorbs the shock from hard landings

Tech Specs
Upper Materialsynthetic
Liningpadded
Closurelace with lace keeper
MidsoleEVA
Soledual compound rubber
Cleat Compatibilityflat pedals only
Recommended Usetrail
Manufacturer Warrantylifetime
Size

Pearl Izumi 

Cycling Footwear
US MENUS WOMENEUUKCM
  5 35.5 2.5 22
  5.5 36 3 22.5
  5.5+ 36.5 3.5 23
  6 37 4 23.5
  6.5 37.5 4.5 23.5
6 7 38 5 24
6 7+ 38.5 5 24
6.5 8 39 5.5 24.5
6.5+ 8+ 39.5 5.5 24.5
7 8.5 40 6 25
7.5 9 40.5 6.5 25.5
8 9.5 41 7 26
8+ 9.5+ 41.5 7 26
8.5 10 42 7.5 26.5
9 10.5 42.5 8 27
9.5 11 43 8.5 27.5
9.5+   43.5 8.5 27.5
10   44 9 28
10+   44.5 9 28
10.5   45 9.5 28.5
11   45.5 10 29
11.5   46 10.5 29.5
12   46.5 11 30
12.5   47 11.5 30.5
13   48 12 31

What do you think about this product?

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>Rating: 2

Not for riding a bike!

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer
Fit:
True to size
Size Bought
9.5
Height
5` 8"
Weight
135 lbs

These shoes are low cost and comfortable to walk in but are scary to ride with. The rubber is way too hard and provide no grip even on very aggressive flat peddles with super sharp and long pins. When I road with them for the first time I was so afraid of slipping off the peddles I had to ride as slow as I could. I had hoped the rubber would break in and soften up but no such luck. If you want an even moderately grippy shoe stay away from these. Bought a pair of five ten free ride pro and couldn’t be happier!

my experience was the same - scared me to death.

>Rating:

Do these shoes have a removable insole?

>Rating: 5

Feel and looks good

Familiarity:
I've used it several times
Fit:
True to size

Good enough grip using Bondrager Pedals with metal pins

>Rating: 1

Shameful

Familiarity:
I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
Fit:
True to size

Pearl Izumi should be embarrassed for making such a shoe. Build quality is great, comfort is great, walking and support are great. Weight is great (amazing actually). However, they completely missed the mark with its intended purpose, a riding shoe. The center patch on the sole (meant as the grip section), is only 1/16 inch thick and rock hard, super slick plastic. There isn’t even texture to the sole to prevent slip. I ride Diety Pedals and there is absolutely no grip whatsoever. Imagine strapping soda bottles to your shoes!!. I can’t figure out how this shoe got past their product testing. Shameful. Stay away.

Couldn’t agree more... they are dangerous for any serious rider!

>Rating: 5

Great shoe

Familiarity:
I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

If your looking for a good looking shoe to take you from the trail to town this is a great choice. Good pedal grip and all day wear comfort. Fit true to size.