Review: Scott MTB AR BOA – Clip-In Shoes With Flat Benefits

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Scott is well known for making quality bikes across the MTB spectrum, from Nino Schurter’s multiple World Championship wining Scale to Brendan Fairclough’s Gambler. However, the Swiss brand may not be as well known for producing a wide range of biking accessories and clothing too. Recently we’ve had two of Scotts’ 49(!) different pairs of shoes on test, and here Ant runs us through the enduro-ready AR BOA Clip Shoe. The Scott MTB AR BOA Clip [Ed: catchy name eh?] is essentially a flat shoe that you can clip into. Everything about the shoes screams enduro, with a chunky profile, urban camo side panels and tongue, and fluro yellow highlights. At £159.99 it sits atop of Scott’s trail/enduro offerings. These are Scott’s top-end enduro shoes for riders who like to clip into their pedals. Scott AR BOA Clip Shoes Starting on the underside the waffle sole is made from Scott’s proprietary ‘Sticki Rubber’. It’s quite a hard compound to the touch, though combined with the waffling does a good job of gripping a platform clip-in pedal...

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