Shoes, boots, socks – If you put your feet in them we will review them.

Ion Seek

Ion Seek shoes: Suave, but are they sticky?

The Ion Seek is casual-looking shoe that can still perform off-road. Simple lace closure, plain styling, and distinct absence of features.

Specialized 2FO Roost Clip Mountain Bike Shoes review

pecialized 2FO Roost Clip Mountain Bike Shoes, reviewed for two cold, wet, snowy months. Does Amanda have cold toes?

Review: Shimano MT7 Winter Boots – No excuses boots for winter riding

These Shimano MW7 winter boots are designed to remove any excuses you have about winter riding. Forget ‘it’s too cold’ or ‘it’s too wet’ as the idea of these black...

Fizik Gravita Tensor flat shoe review: do your feet a favour

After trying and being very impressed with the Fizik Gravita flat shoe, Extra UK sent over the more gravity friendly Fizik Gravita Tensor for me to review. Editors’ Choice 2021...

Review: Fi'zi:k Gravita Versor Flat Shoes

Review: Fi’zi:k Gravita Versor Flat Shoes

Have the Fi’zi:k Gravita Versor flat shoes knocked Andi’s current favourite flat pedal show off their podium? There is a lot to be unhappy about in the world, but I...

ION Scrub Flat Pedal Shoe Review

German apparel and protection brand ION have a pretty comprehensive range of riding shoes with plenty of options in both flat and clipless varieties. I’ve spent the last six months...

Crankbrothers Stamp Lace flat shoe review

Is 4 years of development time enough for the Crankbrothers Stamp Lace flat shoe to make a mark on the MTB shoe market? Editors’ Choice 2021 This product features in...

Shimano ME502 Review – An all round trail riding shoe?

Updated for 2021, The Shimano ME502 (or ME5 for short) can be found nestled in Shimano’s Enduro/Trail category along with the ME7 Enduro shoe, and their more insulated winter counterparts.…

The New Crankbrothers Shoe Range Reviewed

Eagle eyed followers of certain pro riders may have spotted some curious footwear. What brand could they be? Instagram queries to the likes of Fabio Wibmer about what shoes were...

Fizik Terra Artica X2 – Cosy Boots For Warm Dry Feet

Beate braves the elements to put these Fizik Terra Artica winter boots to the test. The perfect winter boot does not exist. Which means that I am engaged in an…

shimano gr5 flat shoe review

Shimano GR5 Flat Pedal Shoe Review

The Shimano GR5 flat pedal shoe is an affordable mountain bike shoe perfect for dry Summer conditions. Shimano has a shoe for almost every foot with cycling-specific footwear for all…

DZR Turin Boots | Now With European Distributor For Easy Purchasing

Hannah checks out the DZR Turin boots, just as they get a whole lot easier to get hold of int he UK and Europe. When offered a pair of these...

Bontrager Rally

Bontrager Rally SPD Shoe Review

My old shoes have died. They were lightweight, XC and absolutely knackered. I am neither particularly lightweight nor XC, so was delighted to be given the opportunity try something a...

leatt dbx 3.0 shoe review

Review: Leatt DBX 3.0 Flat Pedal Shoes

Leatt DBX 3.0 shoe review. Leatt entered the highly competitive shoe market in 2020, so how does the DBX 3.0 stack up? Leatt finally achieved its goal of offering a...

Five Ten Trailcross Mid Pro MTB – High Top Flat Pedal Shoes

COVID-19 Notice – The Five Ten Trailcross Mid Pro MTB shoes arrived in time for one regular ride before isolation and have since been ridden on relatively tame trails from out Amanda’s...

Ride Concepts Hellion review

Review: 9 Months With the Ride Concepts Hellion Flat Shoe

Launched in 2018, Ride Concepts are the new kids on the MTB shoe block, but can their kicks take on the establishment? Had you asked me just a few years...

ION Scrub Amp Flat Pedal Shoe – First Ride Review

Ion has been making shoes for four years now, and flat pedal shoes since 2018. The new range is launched today, and we have had the new ION Scrub Amp...

Review | Etnies Jameson Mid Crank flat shoe

Hannah checks out the Etnies Jameson Mid Crank MTB shoes, developed with Brandon Semenuk. Suede? Pale grey suede? What kind of mountain biker are these built for? The answer is one...

Shimano S-Phyre XC9 shoe

Review | Shimano SH-XC901 SPD Carbon Soled MTB Shoes

Jason reviews the latest go-fast SPD MTB shoe from Shimano; the S-Phyre SH-XC901 If you’re serious about riding bikes fast and going faster than other people, you’re probably going to...

Five Ten Impact Pro Review: Is the king of grip still king?

Five Ten Impact Pro Review: Is the king of grip still king?

Andi tests the latest incarnation of the Five Ten Impact Pro. Do these stealthy, sticky shoes still sit on the flat shoe throne? Five Ten shoes were once the one...

scott comp lace shoe spd clip-in

Review: Scott’s MTB Lace Comp Shoes – lace-up style and adjustability, for £79

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...

scott boa spd shoe

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

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...

Review: 45nrth Ragnarök Winter Shoe – For Cosy Toes

Winter’s back! Rejoice! I’m pretty sure everyone, like me, was a bit bored of the ridiculously long and hot summer we were subjected to by the time September hit. Thankfully...

bontrager flatline flat pedal shoes

Review: Bontrager Flatline Flat Pedal Shoes

Ask any mountain biker what flat pedal shoes they’d recommend, and there’s one brand that inevitably comes up in conversation: Five Ten. With its gooey Stealth rubber-soled shoes, Five Ten...

giro chamber clip-in spd shoes

Review: There’s no need for disco slippers when the Giro Chamber II shoes are so good

James Vincent gives up his usual toe-tappers to test out the burly Chamber II shoes from Giro.  The original Giro Chamber was launched back in 2014 as a casual, skate-inspired...

Review: Specialized Motodiva Women’s Mountain Bike Shoes

Sold as an all-round trail riding shoe, I’ve been using these for the more pedestrian end of trail riding – mostly because when things get gnarlier I’ll switch to flats....

Giro Riddance flat pedal shoe review

Review: The Giro Riddance flat pedal shoe uses a Vibram Megagrip sole for #flatpedalthunder

Brand new from Giro for 2018 is the Riddance – a flat pedal specific shoe that comes into the range one step above Giro’s current Jacket shoe. Designed for aggressive...

shimano gr7 gr9 flat pedal shoes michelin laces

Review: Shimano GR7 vs GR9 Flat Pedal Shoes

Shimano unveiled a brand new line of gravity-oriented flat and SPD shoes last year, and since then we’ve been testing a whole swag of them. Two such shoes are the...

shimano xc7 xc9 spd shoes cleat

Longterm Review: Shimano XC7 vs XC9 SPD Mountain Bike Shoes

At the risk of RUINING EVERYTHING, consider this a somewhat cautious announcement that summer is now finally upon us. The weather is (steadily) improving, the trails are (sort of) drying...

shimano am901 shoe spd

Review: The Shimano AM901 is good enough for Rachel Atherton, but is it good enough for regular trail riding?

If you’ve been flicking through fresh pages of the current issue of Singletrack Magazine, you may have already read our in-depth technical feature about the latest generation of platform clip-in pedals....