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PostPosted: Tue Jul 19, 2011 12:02 pm 
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I just stumbled upon this: http://www.bikeradar.com/news/article/s ... ook-30994/

It seems as those EVO S-Works shoes would be great for cyclocross, no?

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 19, 2011 4:01 pm 
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interesting. I was told that a stiff sole is not a good thing but then I run with the shimano m 310 or whatever the model number is.

Whats the price?


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 19, 2011 8:06 pm 
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A stiff sole is essential imo for cyclo cross...it's all about max power transfer after all.

A shoe to look out for will be the new lake mtb shoe, with a heat mold sole, that will be an impressive shoe if it's anything like the road version of lakes heat mold stuff.


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 19, 2011 8:38 pm 
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No word on the pricing yet, I'm guessing around the same as the "regular" S-Works MTB version (350 usd I think).

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 28, 2011 10:24 pm 
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The Boa is not good for cyclocross. Mud will get into the mechanism and ruin it. The S-works shoes are great for road, and drier off road riding. Cross can be too wet and muddy. I've seen it. I never sell the Boa equipped shoes for cross. I always suggest the Pro instead. That being said, the new MTB shoe looks excellent. I use the S-works road shoe by the way and love the Boa system.


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 28, 2011 10:26 pm 
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yup also heard bad things about BOA and mud. I've even jammed standard buckles in the mud


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 29, 2011 11:11 am 
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Anyone know if the 2012 S-Works MTB shoe will be different from the 2011 model?

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 03, 2011 8:20 pm 
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Pricing is 375$ for the Evo. Little more for that extra rubber


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 04, 2011 4:51 pm 
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I tried looking for some pics but couldn't find it.

Can someone post a pic or a link?


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 04, 2011 7:28 pm 
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dlight wrote:
I tried looking for some pics but couldn't find it.

Can someone post a pic or a link?


There's a link in the first post...... :?

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 05, 2011 1:06 am 
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My bad


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 05, 2011 6:47 am 
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boas are so easy to take apart and clean out, people are just scared of what might be under that little wheel.
also, the boa on the Evo is a cartridge unit, if something goes really bad you can remove the whole thing and replace it with a new one without taking the unit apart...


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 05, 2011 8:45 pm 
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350$ very expensive for a pair of shoes :shock:


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 05, 2011 9:12 pm 
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Nothing at all wrong with the boa system...if it does get filled with mud, although I doubt it would, as the above said, you just undo the small bolt/hex the cap pops of and you can clean it out. I've changed the caps on mine for the pink ones, it was very simple...


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 09, 2011 8:44 pm 
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i have a pair of 2011 model (s works MTB shoe) and was disappointed with the heel padding/cup (or lack thereof). my heel would lift out of the shoe when running so had to go back to a lower priced model. the shoes fit fine, there was just no padding to keep my heel from lifting out.


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