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Adidas El Moro Mid Shoes

4.7/5 (10 Reviews)
MSRP : $90.00


Product Description

  • Waterproof suede upper with lace keep to hold laces away from the chain.
  • Compression molded high traction rubber outsole.
  • A rubber heel and toe rands for abrasion resistance.
  • Reflective materials on the heel.
  • An internal injection plate in the sole for stiffness.


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    Reviews 1 - 10 (10 Reviews Total)

    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Flash a Weekend Warrior from Kinnelon, NJ

    Date Reviewed: October 4, 2002

    Strengths:    Great fit/comfy
    Better support that low-cut bike shoes
    Seem easier to clip in and out than bike shoes
    Better traction
    Look better than low-cut bike shoes


    Weaknesses:    Heavier than bike shoes

    Bottom Line:   
    Comfort and support can't be beat for the price. If you are not racing, these are the shoes for you - the offer better support and traction than regular bike shoes and look alot better. They are also alot better than bike shoes if you have any climbing or hiking to do.

    I have found exit and entry into my eggbeaters to be easier as well since I have switched to the Addidas.

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    Favorite Trail:   Ringwood

    Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

    Price Paid:    $39.00

    Purchased At:   Performance

    Bike Setup:   Sugar 3+
    eggbeaters
    Panaracer Fire XCs

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Richard McDonald a Weekend Warrior from Seville, OHio USoA

    Date Reviewed: September 26, 2002

    Strengths:    everything

    Weaknesses:    nothing

    Bottom Line:   
    They are great, and i KNOW you cant go wrong with 8 bucks! and they're brand new. Get them

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    Favorite Trail:   Vultures Knob

    Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

    Price Paid:    $8.00

    Purchased At:   MC Sports

    Similar Products Used:   000

    Bike Setup:   Trek

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Mike a Weekend Warrior from Dubuque, IA. USA

    Date Reviewed: August 29, 2002

    Strengths:    Nice fit, stiff, comfortable, ankle support, ankle protection, price, price, price and they look great.


    Weaknesses:    Velcro lace strap really dosen't do much at all.

    Bottom Line:   
    For $40.00 i don't see how you can go wrong. I'm using the Shimano M646 pedals and they work great with them. These are not race shoes so do not compare the two but for weekend warrior's, trail riders and freeriders i think these shoes would be great.

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    Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

    Price Paid:    $40.00

    Purchased At:   Nashbar

    Similar Products Used:   Shimano casual bikeing shoe, AXO Vertigo


    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Kenny KUm a Racer from NY,NY (Da WooDs)

    Date Reviewed: August 2, 2002

    Strengths:    Man, I purchased these HOT sneaks just cause of there style. I meant they just look mean, and are unique, the fact that they are SPD compatible only made the purchase more of a sure shot. That guy who wrote the first review is a bonehead, what do you expect for a pair of what truely are sneakers for your bike that attach to special pedals, and for the 40 bux I paid for them how could you ever note any weakness. CLown that guy.

    Weaknesses:    Please reread the product strengths!!!!

    Bottom Line:   
    Cop this sneakers at nashbar for the price they have 'em on sale for, they look sleek and are good on your bike. Peace, LoVe and cannibis grease.ONE. EASY.

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    Favorite Trail:   These Polluted City Streets

    Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

    Price Paid:    $40.00

    Purchased At:   NashBar

    Similar Products Used:   Don't Know Many.

    Bike Setup:   I'm am very proud to ride my Clyde, which is an awesome city bike with the 4 speed internal shimano gears in the rear hub. At the 4 bills I paid for it before tax, I feel that it was worth every bang for every buck. It's swift and the handling is crisp down to the bone, I wish it was a little lighter, but hey, I still love it. I even dream at nite about making love to it. I have dipped on so many city clowns on this bike.

    Overall Rating:2
    Value Rating:3
    Submitted by Jason a Cross Country Rider from San Fransisco, CA

    Date Reviewed: August 1, 2002

    Strengths:    Inexpensive, gusseted tongue, good outsole traction, lace keeper

    Weaknesses:    Wide internally and externally, spd mounting plate too flexible

    Bottom Line:   
    This shoe is okay, but if you have ever had on a fine pair of Italian cycling togs you will be very disappointed. The spd cleat mounts to a sole plate that is not sufficiently stiff. This is especially vexing when doing snap pedal exits as the plate deflects slightly and slows pedal exit.

    The shoe itself is not especially comfortable for something designed for hike a bike, and it is wide. The lacing system is not advanced and does not distribute pressure evenly through the tongue. The upper cuff of the shoes is not very supportive unless you have cankles and if you have cankles you don't need the support of the cuff.

    The outsole is fine and the shoe looks pretty good, but I was very dissappointed with it from a performance aspect, and I am sending them back. They're entry level shoes, and perform as such. I was looking for a shoe that would let me only have to take one pair of shoes for my ride to work and subsequent workday. They were not very good in either phase with the exception that they don't look like cycling geek shoes, but I guess for $50 close outs from Performance I should not have expected much.

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    Favorite Trail:   Wilder Ranch, Santa Cruz

    Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

    Price Paid:    $50.00

    Purchased At:   Performance

    Similar Products Used:   Sidi Dominator, Sidi Titan, Nike Mid Top MTB

    Bike Setup:   Single speed road bike commuter

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Ian a Cross Country Rider from Sarnia, Ontario, Canada

    Date Reviewed: June 12, 2001

    Strengths:    stiff sole, great fit, great price-$79 CDN.
    when you wear them you don't look like a road geek


    Weaknesses:    I didn't find any

    Bottom Line:   
    I look around for shoes and for the value these are tops

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    Favorite Trail:   downtown Toronto

    Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

    Purchased At:   Sports Ccheck

    Similar Products Used:   none

    Bike Setup:   trek 4500

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Jay a Cross Country Rider from Chicoutimi, Qc, Canada

    Date Reviewed: January 31, 2001

    Strengths:    Nice Look. Comfy. smooth walk. good grip to the ground.

    Weaknesses:    hard to clean when they are full of mud, but hey, all shoes are like that.

    Bottom Line:   
    Great shoe for the price, comfy and stiff enough for a beginner/intermediate cross-country rider.

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    Favorite Trail:   ressourcerie chic-nord

    Duration Product Used:   6 months


    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Emiel from The Netherlands

    Date Reviewed: April 13, 2000

    Strengths:    Cool design, comfy

    Weaknesses:    NONE

    Bottom Line:   
    Very good shoes, cool design and stiff. I didn't knew it was possible for that price.

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    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Similar Products Used:   Scott 360

    Bike Setup:   Scott Boulder '91 with mag21

    Overall Rating:5
    Submitted by Michael Fisher a Weekend Warrior from Brentwood, ENGLAND

    Date Reviewed: July 2, 1999

    Strengths:    
    Very comfortable
    good style
    mostly waterproof
    very grippy
    not too pricy.


    Weaknesses:    
    weaknesses?????


    Bottom Line:   
    These are really nice shoes, they keep out the wet, have plenty of grip, look great,and dont cost a fortune. I'm givin' them FIVE HOT CHILLIES for being so good!

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    Favorite Trail:   
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    Duration Product Used:   
    3 months

    Similar Products Used:   
    others


    Bike Setup:   
    GT Backwoods, rock shox jett xc

    Overall Rating:5
    Submitted by Zoltan a Weekend Warrior from Slovakia

    Date Reviewed: June 10, 1999

    Strengths:    
    weight
    very comfortable


    Bottom Line:   
    shoes with nice design, and also very comfortable
    you can use it also as normal shoes - because of good design

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    Duration Product Used:   
    less than 1 month


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