Northwave SuperCompact Women's Shoes

5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $200.00


Product Description

Northwave SuperCompact Women's


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by MTB Chick a Racer from Breckenridge, CO

Date Reviewed: May 13, 2000

Strengths:    Super comfy, super tacky rubber (great for scrambling up rocks in a pinch without slipping), stiff, great energy transfer, sexy.

Weaknesses:    Buckle system - more fashion than function?

Bottom Line:   
Love.....
Never too strong a word to describe my Northwaves. Fit, function, fashion, flash. A great shoe. Multiple ways to adjust the fit.

Not sure about the buckle system though. Seems to be more bomber than that stupid Sidi rachet system, but as far as "micro adjusting" a bit of the mark.

Not sure how long the rubber would hold up if you tend to be a "walker", but if you stay in the saddle most of the time, spend the clams and begin your own love affair.

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Similar Products Used:   Sidi

Bike Setup:   Dean Jester, Manitou Carbon SX, Cook cranks, raceface rings, King headset and hubs, Mavic 517 rims, Thompson SP, Terry Ti Lib Saddle

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Charlene Williams a Weekend Warrior from Columbia, MD

Date Reviewed: November 11, 1999

Strengths:    
Light weight, durable (so far), great air-flow through the shoe, styling and appearance, adjustable fit


Weaknesses:    
None so far


Bottom Line:   
These are the first mountain bike shoe designed for a woman's foot that I have purchased. Although my other pairs of Northwaves fit well, these shoes are exceptional. I wear the same size (38) in the Supercompact women's as my other Northwaves, but these fit much better in the heel and provide better support in the arch. There are very comfortable. These shoes have an inner, lace-up liner, plus 2 velcro straps, one with a snap-in gizmo. You can really fine-tune the fit and it is noticeable. I've also ridden with these shoes in major rocks and they soaked up the encounters with boulders lager and small while protecting my feet. Couldn't ask for a better shoe.

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Duration Product Used:   
6 months

Similar Products Used:   
Northwave Compact, Northwave Team Mountain Bike, Shimano


Bike Setup:   
'99 Klein Adroit, Manitou SX-R

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