Since coming back into the clipless world, I’ve worn some new mountain bike shoes from Ride Concepts, Leatt, Specialized and Bontrager. The Sidi Dimaro clipless mountain bike shoes are definitely competitive with all of the above. From my experience I’d say the Vibram Megagrip sole could be the grippiest of all the clipless shoes I’ve ridden. They are great for walking on challenging terrain and keeping your feet on the pedals between corners if you have to unclip for anything.
This is a shoe designed for DH and enduro riding, so don’t expect it to breathe like a lighter shoe, but for what they are, I felt they did a decent job managing heat. For a “skate style” shoe however, I felt comfortable taking them out for 30-mile rides on my pedal bike or eMTB on days well into the 70s. We’ll see how they do as summer hits and temperatures climb, but I suspect that I’ll be spending more time in these than many other shoes in the closet.
Weight: 2lbs (w/cleats);
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