Lake MX85 Older Shoes

5/5 (2 Reviews)


Product Description

  • Three strap closure
  • Action leather upper
  • Tektile synthetic leather and mesh
  • Competition Mountain outsole


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by fraofua a Weekend Warrior from Ponce,PR

Date Reviewed: October 18, 2009

Strengths:    Great Value, Strong construction, great support on the sole area, comfortable and cool (and i mean it, here is like summer all year long and they feel great!)

Weaknesses:    A little bit heavy than more expensive counterparts.

Bottom Line:   
These were my first pair of cycling specific shoes, and i was looking for nothing too expensive to start using eggbeaters pedals. And i thought i would have to buy something more expensive later on, WRONG! They lasted 4 years of non stopping riding on every condition there is here in PR without any problem. Non of the stitches got loose, the sole still has a nice grip, and they have outlasted 2 crank sets and a fork. For 75 bucks i couldn't be more satisfied with their performance. So if you are looking for something strong, and don't mind choosing strength over a couple of grams in weight this pair of shoes are PERFECT!

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Favorite Trail:   Bosque Seco

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $75.00

Purchased At:   Rambla Bike

Similar Products Used:   Adidas XC,

Bike Setup:   Mongoose Rockadile ALD,Ritchey stem & post, Mavic X517 Rims with XT hubs, RockShox Tora 318 Fork, Race Face Ride XC Crankset.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Chris a Weekend Warrior from N. CAL

Date Reviewed: October 7, 2007

Strengths:    good looking, aggresive thread form toe to heel for gripping pedals and hiking, nice brace and protection. low price

Weaknesses:    could use more ventilation during hot days

Bottom Line:   
I was looking for a replacement for beloved Shimano M150 and found this in bike shop, caught my eyes by its good looking, the snug fit and enclosure. No problem clip-in a fat platform style spd (M535) and great for stepping on the pedals if you unclipped on technical downhill while my 'racy' Diadora, PI, and Vittoria will likely to slip (plastic mid-arch). Have not riden in hot summer day but I would like to have more ventilation fabric for that matter.

Definately recommended for trail,XC and even freeride purpose, I have other lighter shoes for XC race.

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Favorite Trail:   Mr. Toads

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $60.00

Purchased At:   Performance

Similar Products Used:   Shimano M150, Diadora Team Racer, Vittoria Fox, Shimano M37. PI Vagabong M3.

Bike Setup:   Shimano M535 spd/platform. Shimano M536, 515 pedals.

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