If there’s one word that comes to mind when watching Fabio Wibmer ride, it’s ‘control’. Wibmer makes big and technical street trials riding look too easy, and with only grips and pedals connecting him to his bike it’s amazing how much it seems to become an extension of his body… see for yourself in his new ‘Street Life’ video below!
Crankbrothers decided to set up Wibmer with a new, street-specific signature model of their Stamp shoe. The low-cut Stamp Street Fabio shoe offers a flexible Match System sole, slim but reinforced uppers and a soft bootie liner to keep your feet cool and comfortable. Crankbrothers Stamp Street Fabio shoe – Construction and features:
Perhaps the most interesting part of the Stamp Street Fabio shoe is the Match System sole. This sole offers an optimized shoe/pedal interface, particularly with Crankbrothers’ Stamp flat pedals but likely pretty effective with most other flats also. This sole design is similar to those seen on Crankbros’ MTB-focused Stamp shoes but the lugs are shallower and more tightly spaced.
You can see in the above photo how the lines between the traction blocks line up with the Stamp 3 pedals’ shape, allowing the pins to slip into the gaps between. Since the lugs are shallow and the gaps between them are small, riders can quickly and easily unweight their feet and adjust their position on the pedal. The sole also uses low-rebound rubber to help hold pedal pins securely.
The Stamp Street Fabio shoe’s outsole is made […]
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