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Adidas El Moro III Shoes

4/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $109.00

Product Description

The El Moro III features a lace and velcro combo for a perfect fit. With their casual styling and Agion antimicrobial fabric (helps eliminate odors) they're perfect for intermediate level riders who hike as well as ride.

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Ricksom a Racer from Toronto, Canada

Date Reviewed: October 6, 2008

Strengths:    Takes a beating in mud, water, rocks, and hike-a-biking.

Weaknesses:    Surprisingly none

Bottom Line:   
Bought these shoes for a very muddy, wet, and rugged 3 day mountain bike stage race, instead of trashing my Sidi's.

Surprisingly, these shoes were very durable, ventilated well, and have excellent traction and flexibility for hike-a-bikes on all terrain. They did not faulter even when caked in wet mud. Sufficient stiffness in sole and reasonably lightweight.

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Purchased At:   Cambria

Similar Products Used:   Sidi Dragon, Nike, many Shimanos

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Matt a Weekend Warrior from Wayne, PA

Date Reviewed: July 28, 2006

Strengths:    Fit very well, nice velcro strap to keep the laces in check, stiff but walkable sole.

Weaknesses:    Not much ventilation.

Bottom Line:   
Haven't had cycling specific shoes in a long long time and I bought these on clearance because my feet were going numb. Rode today for first time in them. The soles on these were much pretty stiff and eliminated almost all of the numbness. Energy transfer to pedals was significantly improved, my feet felt like part of the drivetrain. But, shoes don't offer much ventilation, my feet were pretty hot and my socks got soaked. Sole is great for biking, Ok (good rubber, not slippery) for walking short distances and they look enough like sneakers that you don't look like a geek.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $36.00

Purchased At:   Performance (my LBS)

Similar Products Used:   Old pair of leather Vittorias with old fashioned cleats

Bike Setup:   '04 K2 Newport hybrid turned tourer with lots of upgrades

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