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Shimano RC3 road cycling shoes review

Shimano RC3 road cycling shoes review

The Shimano RC3 sits second in the brand’s range of road footwear, above the RC1 and below the RC5 , and is a great-looking and…

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The Shimano RC3 sits second in the brand’s range of road footwear, above the RC1 and below the RC5 , and is a great-looking and comfortable shoe for all-round riding.

The RC3 features a clean-looking wraparound synthetic leather upper that has trickled down from the brand’s high-end S-Phyre shoes .

They are very comfortable too, and will appeal to riders who want a performance-oriented shoe that doesn’t break the bank, though the fibreglass-reinforced nylon sole lacks the stiffness racier riders may be looking for . Shimano RC3 details and specification

The RC3’s neat-looking upper is designed to maximise breathability and comfort, and is secured by a single, low-profile L6 Boa.

The three-bolt sole is designed with a seamless midsole, which is intended to “minimise stack height while maintaining a clean finish”, according to Shimano.

The sole is pretty stiff but not excessively so, rating six on Shimano’s own 12-point scale, which feels about right for a road cycling shoe designed for the commuter, fast tourist or sportive rider, rather than the wannabe racer.

Weight, at a shade under 500g for a pair of size 42s, is good, and they’re available in an impressive range of sizes – 36-52 for men, in both wide and standard fittings, and 35-44 for women. Shimano RC3 performance As you’d expect from Shimano, you get a high-quality look, feel and comfort from its RC3 shoes.They have a super-neat wraparound design and a single L6 Boa, which is placed centrally rather than at the top of the foot.Instead of a […]

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