Pearl Izumi is one of the popular bike apparel brands that released high-quality cycling shoes for 2012 with the release of its new Octane SL III. As a part of the P.R.O. line of Pearl Izumi, the Octane SL III shoes are designed to be technologically advanced so it is ideal for professional level athletes.
The Octane SL III weighs in at only 195g, making it the first lightweight minimalist cycling shoe that features seamless upper with monomesh filament for maximum lightweight breathability. For drainage and cooling, excellent venting is guaranteed by its Octane 1:1 Power Plate.
Touted as an ethereally light footwear advancement, the 2012 Pearl Izumi Octane SL III Cycling Shoes effectively brings the minimalism of running shoes to riders. Solid stiffness and anatomic support are maximized by its extremely light footbed, which is full carbon and form-fitting.