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AXO Descend Shoes

4.75/5 (4 Reviews)
MSRP : $120.00

Product Description

  • Lightweight action leather upper.
  • Neoprene® ankle gaiter.
  • Padded TPR protective shin plate.
  • Exclusive "Z-Fit" compound Velcro® closure system.
  • Reinforced rubber toecap with thermalset plastic toe counter.
  • Internal plastic ankle cups for additional support.

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    Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Spot a Racer from Apple Valley, Ca.

    Date Reviewed: June 29, 2003

    Strengths:    These shoes are the best ever made for DH. Most reliable and comfortable as well as stable.

    Bottom Line:   
    It's a damn shame that Valencia pussed out on the manufacturing of them.

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    Favorite Trail:   the XXX Training Trail

    Duration Product Used:   2 Years

    Price Paid:    $55.00

    Purchased At:   sponsor

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:3
    Submitted by Pierre-Luc Benoit a Downhiller from Charny, QC, Canada

    Date Reviewed: December 31, 2002

    Strengths:    Excellent protection. SPD compatible. Very good look.
    «Real downhill boots!!!»

    Weaknesses:    -The top of the lycra lining burns the skin!
    -Funky fit. I ordered a 42
    (too big) and after a 41. The «Sizing Chart» isn't correct.

    Bottom Line:   
    Well, I bought these boots for my birthday. It's a good product but it isn't the best quality/price I have seen...

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    Favorite Trail:   Tremblant

    Duration Product Used:   6 months

    Price Paid:    $120.00

    Purchased At:   http://www.axocycling.com/

    Similar Products Used:   ---

    Bike Setup:   Kona Stab Dee Lux 99, BoXXer 00, Hayes 8 and 6 inches, Mavic D321, BlackSpire with Race Face DH crank....

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Dave Stewart a Downhiller from Van, BC, Canada

    Date Reviewed: December 27, 2002

    Strengths:    Grippy, SPD compatible, ankle support, ankle armour, water resistant.

    Weaknesses:    Nothing.

    Bottom Line:   
    Best shoes I've ever tried. I used to smash up my ankles regularly, now they never get hurt. The built in ankle armour is outstanding! These are waterproof enough that you need to submerge your foot to get wet, and some waterproofing spray will help even more. My riding buddy runs the same shoes on flats (I run SPDs) and swears by them as well.

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    Favorite Trail:   Ladies Only

    Duration Product Used:   1 Year

    Price Paid:    $125.00

    Purchased At:   LBS

    Similar Products Used:   Shimano shoes

    Bike Setup:   46 lbs of Bullit luvin!

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by gregg degear a Downhiller from NEW YORK new york

    Date Reviewed: March 31, 2002

    Strengths:    These last a long time. Great ankle support

    Weaknesses:    spd only (I use them on flats anyways)

    Bottom Line:   
    These shoes work great for downhill applications. They are well made and provide great ankle support. I use this shoe for all my downhill riding for two years and I have at least another year of use left on them. Why they made these for spd only is beyound me. The only way they could improve these shoes is to give they the sole of their dually shoe and of course lower the price. These babies are made for Plattakill.

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    Favorite Trail:   PLATTEKILL

    Duration Product Used:   2 Years

    Price Paid:    $120.00

    Purchased At:   downhill fantesy cycles

    Similar Products Used:   airwalk,vans

    Bike Setup:   m1 with all the goodies

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