Giro Empire Road Shoes (2020)Classic style and high-performance meet in perfect harmony with Giros stunning Empire Road Shoes. Designed for the cyclist who wants to look good and feel instant power transfer when stomping on the pedals.Simplicity, premium materials and modern technology are the hallmarks of the Empire Road Shoes. Starting with the upper, this is engineered in a single piece, using premium Teijin® Samo™ breathable microfiber upper, ensuring a supple and comfortable fit as it hugs the foot closely with no seams to irritate. Next comes the simplicity of the lace-up design, with 7 points of adjustment youll be able to get the fit of your Empires just right, keeping you secure and comfortable for both short and long rides.Modern technology can be found in the use of an Easton® EC90 SLX carbon fibre sole unit. With an outstanding stiffness to weight ratio, youll find your power smoothly applied through the pedals with no flex to rob you of precious watts and minimal weight as you battle gravity on the climbs. It also has a low stack height, just 6.5mm, providing a natural connection to your pedals and smooth pedalling feel. With a SuperNatural Fit Kit also included you can choose between high, medium or low arch support so you get the right fit and incredible comfort for long days of pedalling.At just 225 grams per shoe with an incredibly stiff sole and a luxuriously comfortable fit, the Empire Road Shoes keep performance maximised while also giving a healthy boost to your style points too. A win-win whether racing, training or cruising to a coffee shop. Features:One-piece upper designPremium Teijin® Samo™ breathable microfiber upperEmpire laces: hold a knot, durable and lightEaston® EC90 SLX carbon fibreStainless steel hardwareReplaceable heel walking padsSuperNatural Fit Kit with adjustable arch support (High, Medium and Low)XT2® anti-microbial fiber top sheet225 grams (size 42.5)Buy Giro Cycling from Chain Reaction Cycles, the Worlds Largest Online Bike Store.