Mavic Peloton road shoes £80

The clue is in the name…

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As comfortable as a pair of slippers, these lightweight shoes feature supple, well-upholstered uppers with mesh panels and reflective flashes, plus a thick, shaped tongue to spread the load from the three Velcro straps. 

A skinny 7.5mm-deep composite fibreglass and nylon sole gives the Mavics great feel, and while not race rigid, they fit well and are a good compromise between stiffness and comfort. 

Small vents at each end of the sole aid cooling, and useful indicators help with accurate cleat fitting. These would make great all-day shoes for riders who value comfort over outright performance.

This article was originally published in Cycling Plus magazine.

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