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2011 Northwave Striker S.B.S. Shoes

2011 northwave striker s b s shoes   2011 Northwave Striker S.B.S. Shoes

Northwave introduces a brand new mountain bike shoe for 2011 called Striker S.B.S. This high performance shoe is nicely light, stiff, and loud. However, more muted colors are also available. Intended for winter riding are the optional stud fittings.

For excellent ventilation, loads of mesh are featured in the upper. At the front of the shoe, two lightweight mesh Velcro straps enhance the fit. The length of the micro ratchet strap is adjustable.

Evidently, the explosive black and green 2011 Northwave Striker S.B.S. Shoes are designed with the performance rider in mind. Along with appropriately stiff carbon reinforced nylon sole is a Performance Pro Footbed inside. Traction is improved by the aggressive tread pattern made from dual density rubber.

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Northwave Aerlite 3 Road Shoes

northwave aerlite 3 road shoes   Northwave Aerlite 3 Road Shoes

Northwave has recently released the new Northwave Aerlite 3 Road Shoes, which is an offshoot of the Aerator shoes that features a new and improved comfortable lightweight performance.

With the help of the “web power cage”, which is a fusion of various materials that helps your feet breathe and keep it in position even in the most hottest, sweatiest moments. To help increase stability of the feet when worn, this particular road shoe also features a “cat’s tongue” fabric that acts as a one-way Velcro, making it easier to slip the foot into the shoe but harder to remove.

The new shoe from Northwave also features the ST 8.4 three-layer carbon sole, which was added to help optimize the stiffness and the the durability. The new Northwave Aerlite 3 Road Shoe is currently priced at $219.99….

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2011 Northwave Aerlite S.B.S. Cycling Shoe

2011 northwave aerlite s b s cycling shoe   2011 Northwave Aerlite S.B.S. Cycling Shoe

With combined Formula One technology and Italian craftsmanship, the 2011 Northwave Aerlite S.B.S. Cycling Shoe is a stiff, light, and cool competition shoe ideal for road biking. Aerlite S.B.S features an exclusive Aerator System from Northwave that provides vents in the toe that scoops air into the shoe, past the foot and out the rear.

To maximize stiffness, the cycling shoe has a full-length carbon fiber soleplate. For revolutionary comfort and fit, it uses a thermoformed wooden midsole. Riders’ feet are secured by the upper works in a Web Power Cage that goes from arch to instep to heel and locks the feet in with the Step-By-Step S.B.S. micro-adjustable buckle.

Innovative carbon technology gives the 2011 Northwave Aerlite S.B.S. Cycling ultimate stiffness with minimum thickness. With Northwave Aerlite S.B.S., road bike riders will enjoy direct, immediate power transfer for optimum efficiency and acceleration.

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Northwave Tribute Triathlon Shoe

tribute triathlon shoe from northwave 300x210   Northwave Tribute Triathlon ShoeItalian manufacturer Northwave adds to its special line a triathlon shoe called the Tribute. It is made with a ST 7:5 carbon composite sole and two straps to allow quick access and security. The upper has mesh inserts with the soft Lorica material.

Once you have the shoe open, the strap can be set aside with another Velcro, to keep it from flapping back to the front of your shoe. It has a large-sized heel loop which is a must-have for easy pulling in or removal of the shoe during transitions.

The Tribute has the Omega heel that allows excellent grip which keeps you stable when you run and ride. There are rear air vents and a rubber heel which is replaceable. The Performance Pro footbed makes an arch inside the shoe to maximize potential power transferred from your foot to the pedal.

Retail price is $123.00.

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