Pearl Izumi Women's W Elite RD IV Cycling Shoe, White/Pink Punch, 38 EU/6.8 B US

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Brand: Pearl iZUMi

Color: White/Pink Punch

Features:

  • Fully bonded upper eliminates uncomfortable seams and hotspots. Integrated BOA lace guides allows for an extremely low profile upper that excellent pressure distribution
  • Bi-Directional closure: delivers a semi-custom fit by gathering equally from both sides for even foot retention, with the precision of a micro-adjustable BOA reel
  • Elite 1:1 power plate: elite grade uni-directional carbon for ultra-light stiffness; direct-vent technology for cooling and drainage; concave shaping for ultra low 7.0mm stack height
  • Enhanced plate stiffness and anatomic support; and built in longitudinal arch support for optimal power and efficiency
  • Now with replaceable heel bumper

Publisher: Pearl Izumi

Details: If you've spent any amount of time cramming your feet into sport-specific shoes, you probably don't have happy feet. Bumps, bony protrusions, lost nails, and any amount of imperfect toes are your evidence of staying active. We can't speak for the other shoes and boots you use, but fortunately, the cycling industry continues to unveil lighter, more flexible options every year. Pearl Izumi's 2016 line is evidence of that trend, and its Elite Road IV Women's Shoe sits in the upper echelon of its road shoe offerings, with a carbon sole and an upper that will embrace, rather than constrict, your feet. The Elite Road IVs' sleek shape comes courtesy of its synthetic upper, which Pearl constructs using fully bonded seaming to accommodate a variety of foot shapes. With the absence of overlays and excess material, the top of the shoe manages to remain incredibly light, allowing air to move freely so that your feet stay dry and comfortable with less likelihood of chafing on hot days. The position of the BOA dial on the top allows for bi-directional closure, pulling the fabric evenly from each side for a customizable fit that reduces the risk of pressure points or a numb instep, and the single hook-and-loop strap achieves a customized fit around your toes. Pearl clearly spent some time dialing in the fit of the Elite Road IV, and it ensured its efforts weren't wasted by including a full carbon sole with all of the rigidity and efficient power transfer you'll need for racing and hard training efforts. Vents along the sole allow it to drain water and maintain airflow without compromising stiffness, and Pearl's Longitudinal Arch Support helps your foot move as efficiently as possible and get the most power transfer out of the shoe.

UPC: 703051101602

EAN: 0703051101602

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