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 Post subject: Lightest MTB Shoes
PostPosted: Tue May 28, 2013 8:17 pm 
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Hi all,

I have used the search and google to try and find the lightest mtb shoes. Every post seems to be two to three years old that comes up when I search. I wear a 46 in Shimano M315's and they weigh about 460 grams per shoe. My bontragers are at 455 grams per shoe. I purchased the PI octane 2 sl's and they came in at about 475 grams.

Is there anything out there with a substantial weight savings? Any suggestions would be great.

Thanks!


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 Post subject: Re: Lightest MTB Shoes
PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2013 5:53 pm 
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I've just weighed my new size 47 Bont Vaypour XC fresh out of the box and they are 380g ea without cleats if that helps?


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 Post subject: Re: Lightest MTB Shoes
PostPosted: Thu May 30, 2013 2:37 am 
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My Rocket 7 MTB shoes was 513.7g for the pair at size 41.


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 Post subject: Re: Lightest MTB Shoes
PostPosted: Thu Jun 13, 2013 11:36 am 
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My 2012/13 Specialized S-Works MTB shoes in size EU44 and black, weigh 379g and 384g with eggbeater cleats and protectershields installed.


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 Post subject: Re: Lightest MTB Shoes
PostPosted: Thu Jun 13, 2013 10:19 pm 
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skyfire1202 wrote:
My Rocket 7 MTB shoes was 513.7g for the pair at size 41.


How do you like those shoes? They are expensive, but they look like they are cheap quality...

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 Post subject: Re: Lightest MTB Shoes
PostPosted: Sat Jun 15, 2013 2:57 am 
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Gearne kobra, size 45, weight is 404 and 406 grams.


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 Post subject: Re: Lightest MTB Shoes
PostPosted: Sat Jun 15, 2013 8:55 pm 
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nrsnow wrote:
skyfire1202 wrote:
My Rocket 7 MTB shoes was 513.7g for the pair at size 41.


How do you like those shoes? They are expensive, but they look like they are cheap quality...

Have you seen a pair of custom shoes? Do you actually have any idea what you're talking about? :?


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 Post subject: Re: Lightest MTB Shoes
PostPosted: Sat Jun 15, 2013 10:29 pm 
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jooo wrote:
nrsnow wrote:
skyfire1202 wrote:
My Rocket 7 MTB shoes was 513.7g for the pair at size 41.


How do you like those shoes? They are expensive, but they look like they are cheap quality...

Have you seen a pair of custom shoes? Do you actually have any idea what you're talking about? :?


I do.. more than you. I asked a question. If you dont like it dont answer! You understand that?

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 Post subject: Re: Lightest MTB Shoes
PostPosted: Sun Jun 16, 2013 5:51 am 
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No need to quote the post before you.

I asked because most people have barely seen a pair close up.

The R7 logo stitching looks really dated, but other than that they look like about half a dozen other custom shoes. So not sure why you think they're cheap. :noidea:

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Using this pic as an example - If those were my shoes, I may be a little sad to see some of the glue from bonding the MTB tread to the carbon sole but this is hardly any different than many stock shoes.


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