Lightest road bike shoes on the market?

Discuss light weight issues concerning road bikes & parts.
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larryj1969
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by larryj1969

What shoes do you weight weenies wear? Please list price and weight?

I'm looking for new shoes to use with my new Speedplay X/1 pedals.

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Samu Ilonen
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by Samu Ilonen

Nike's?

bobalou
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by bobalou

I've got the Nike Poggio's. 260 grams (quoted). I took the inner soles out, they fit my foot better that way, but I got wide feet. Not sure if they still sell the poggio's I think it's been upgraded to the poggio II's. I've gotten lots and lots of miles out of the poggio's. Maybe 9,000 miles (15km?).

http://www.cyclingnews.com/tech/?id=200 ... ke_poggio2

danielgillett

by danielgillett

I have Vittoria Shoes - Arrow LighTech (Full Carbon Sole).

They aren't the lightest; I think Rocket7 are, but they are definitely the comfiest, they have lots of adjustment, and still remain on par with the best of shoes.

They are comparable with DMT, but better than Sidi. The full carbon sole is very stiff (laterally), and has a uniform thickness of 3mm!!

They are handmade in Italia

http://www.vittoria-shoes.com

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gerry
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by gerry

http://www.lustracing.com

lust shoes are a fair bit lighter then rocket 7

KB
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by KB

Nike Poggio. Very nice shoes and light. The Lust's are great but the cost!!!

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by Brooks

Just recieved my Rocket 7 shoes after order them in March!
Other issues have yet to be resolved, I will feedback with the full story soon. Weigh per pair 465 grams for custom made (approx 44.5) with speedplay drillings.

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