Shimano is once again gearing up for gravel and adventure. This time, with three new shoes that span the gap between casual and racey adventures.
First up, Shimano has the new race-inspired RX600 for those of us that need a performance gravel shoe. Then there’s the new EX series of kickaroos that enhance the performance on and off the bike…
The RX600 expands on Shimano’s popular RX8 gravel race shoe platform, check it below… followed by the comfy-looking EX700 and EX300 series shoes! RX600
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The RX600 Lug pattern
Tan on the insideBuilt with a single L6 BOA dial and a velcro strap at the toes, the RX600 is similar to the RX8 gravel shoe (one that we quite like). The difference is that through a choice of materials like the carbon fiber reinforced nylon midsole, Shimano gets the pricing down to $180 for a shoe that weighs in at 270g for a size 42. Shimano had this to say about the RX600,“The new RX600 offers even more riders SHIMANO’s signature performance and fit for gravel rides, bikepacking, and adventuring. Ready for all the mud, dust and mixed terrain encountered on these rides, the RX600 offers smooth, powerful pedaling performance and superior grip that you can trust.Pedaling efficiency is maintained with a stiff carbon fiber reinforced nylon midsole, while the wide-spaced lugs allow for stable, controlled walking. A synthetic leather upper features micro-perforations for ventilation, and a mesh insert provides superior breathability to facilitate improved temperature regulation on your rideThe […]