Northwave Scorpius 2 MTB SPD ShoesItalian company Northwave launched their first MTB shoe in 1993. It’s fair to say they’ve come a long way since then. Their dedication to performance and the use of high-end material hasn’t wavered, which is evident in these Scorpius 2 MTB Shoes. Breathable, comfortable, and light, these MTB shoes are ready to hit the trails. Your feet are in for a treat with these Scorpius 2 MTB Shoes Cool and Comfortable CarbonFeaturing Northwave’s Jaws Carbon-Reinforced Sole, which has been awarded a stiffness index rating of 8.0, you’ll benefit from a stiff platform that’s receptive to your power on the climbs, flats, and descents. Carbon’s natural properties are super-light and strong, which makes this an excellent choice for these Scorpius 2 MTB Shoes Northwave’s use of Multilayer Thermowelded Construction delivers further weight-savings by combining multiple layers into one piece for superb breathability. This works in conjunction with technological AirFlow System to keep your feet cool and comfortable regardless of how hot the action is. An Integrated Heel System works with the technology in these Scorpius 2 MTB Shoes to keep your heel firmly in place whilst offering trimming further weight These Scorpius 2 MTB Shoes punch well above their price point and are ideal for the new MTB rider who has turned their attention to the competitive trails Features:Material: Carbon Fibre (sole)Stiffness index rating of 8.0Natural rubber tread for enhanced gripThermowelded reinforcements for added protectionThree lightweight asymmetrical Velcro straps to reduce pressureIntegrated Heel System ensures efficient heel retentionBreathableWeight: 710g Key Technology Jaws Carbon-Reinforced Sole: made with thermoplastic material enriched with carbon powder and a natural rubber tread: get the lightest and the fastest with maximum grip even on descents AirFlow System: it’s the Northwave ventilation system with large vents that lets your feet breathe: the lower vent channels air inside the sole, while the side vents guarantee a supply of fresh air Multilayer Thermowelded Construction: a light microfiber is coupled with large thermowelded mesh vent inserts at the same thickness of a traditional monolayer. The result: better comfort and reduced weight Asymmetrical Straps: the asymmetrical construction is another innovation of the collection. The central strap is moved to the centre so as to follow the anatomy of the foot and reduce the pressure on the side area, because it’s particularly sensitive. The straps have been lightened by all superfluous elements, presenting thinner thicknesses and discharged central areas, thereby maintaining maximum grip Integrated Heel System: the new unibody construction of the uppers allowed Northwave to integrate an efficient heel retention system inside the structure, without the need of external elements. Same efficiency, reduced weight Be Visible, Be Safe: be safe under low visibility conditions! Wearing Northwave’s high visibility products is a smart and wise choice whether you move in the chaotic city traffic or in the low light extra-urban roads. This way, car and truck drivers can easily recognise the cyclist’s presence and maintain the right safety distance. Northwave’s high visibility line stands as the perfect recipe to get the ideal mix between road safety and a catchy item Microinjected Protections: upper with microinjected reinforced protection to protect your feet from any injuries caused by branches or stones while out on the trails Buy Northwave Footwear from Chain Reaction Cycles, the World’s Largest Online Bike Store.