SixSixOne Filter SPD mountain bike shoes review

Skate-shoe-inspired trail footwear

Our rating 
4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0
£70.00 RRP
SixSixOne Filter SPD trail shoe

Our review

An easy to wear clipless compatible shoe that appeals to both the non-cyclist and hardened trail rider
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The Filter isn’t a new shoe, but it’s great at protecting toes while providing a stiffer than you’d expect link between foot and pedal. The ‘as used by Steve Peat’ title doesn’t hurt to turn new riders onto this skate-shoe-inspired example, but the ride experience backs up the celebrity endorsement.

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A chunky, tacky rubber outsole is limited for outright grip in slick mud, but on most other off-road surfaces it can find traction. The cleat pocket can be a bit deep, especially with CrankBrothers pedals/cleats, requiring careful rubber shaving to ensure a clean engagement. Shimano SPDs were fine straight away though.

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The lace closure can be used with or without the supplied Velcro lace saver strap, and it helps make the shoe feel a bit more secure on the foot. The heel cup can feel a bit vague. The upper is well made and designed to take a beating, with added hard rubber protection on the toes and a reinforced heel counter.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Filter SPD trail shoe (11)
Brand Sixsixone

Description Width: wide, Sizes: 39-48
Manufacturer's Description
Available Colours Black White
Available In (Mens/Womens) Mens
Weight (g) 1034
Shoe Compatibility Cleat Flat