The Avenir from Mavic is a road bike shoe designed to be lightning fast and durable. It comes with an energy carbon composite outsole, which is a combination of glass fiber and nylon inserts for a light yet stiff sole. Agion anti-bacterial treatment is also applied on the Avenir. The preshaped dual density composite insole is brilliantly closed off with a high density rear cradle to keep the ergonomics of the foot at its optimum when pedaling. To add comfort, the Ergo 3D EVA foam tongue insert can be found on the instep.
The 2011 Avenir bears other quality features like two comfortable straps, a synthetic heel counter and synthetic mesh upper. Weighs 315g and also has reflective highlights for safety, Mavic Avenir Shoe for 2011 retails for $129.95.