IXS Dope shoes review

Protective but flawed

Our rating 
2.3 out of 5 star rating 2.3
GBP £79.99 RRP | USD $108.02
IXS Dope Shoes

Our review

An efficient pedaller with good protection, but seriously lacking in grip and control
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The Dopes have a thick rubber toebox, high-top ankle and a well cushioned sole that protects your feet from trail attack.


The extra laces lock the shoe solidly in place, and power transfer is efficient with the stiff sole. However, this stiffness means the sole gives minimal feedback, particularly under the arch of the foot where you can’t feel the back of the pedal.


Combine this with a hard density rubber outsole and it’s a mission just to keep your feet on the pedals, let alone control or hop the bike.

Product Specifications


Name Dope Shoes (10)
Brand IXS

Available Colours Black Brown
Shoe Sizes Available 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47
Uppers Material Suede Leather