Gaerne G. Kona Shoe - Men's

Gaerne G. Kona Shoe - Men's
Gaerne G. Kona Shoe - Men's
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G. Kona Shoe - Men's by Gaerne
Call us biased, but we think the best leg of a tri is between T1 and T2. The cycling portion is where a race can be won or lost, and if you're looking for some lightweight, tri-specific kicks, have a look at the G. Kona Shoe from Gaerne. The brand was founded in Italy in 1962 by Ernesto Gazzola and Gaerne still builds its shoes in the old world way using the skills and traditions of expert craftsmen while utilizing modern materials. Its shoes are renowned for their durability, high quality, and technical innovations which have made it a favorite amongst triathletes.The G. Kona is Gaerne's only tri offering, however it shares similar details to its road offerings. It uses double hook-and-loop closures for quick adjustments on the bike and makes getting into and out of the shoes quick and easy during transitions. Additionally, a rear loop allows for quicker entries and exits and comes in handy after the swim and before the run.For breathability and water evacuation, the upper is crafted of a soft microfiber with laser-drillings. The one-piece frontal section also minimizes stitching for a more comfortable fit. On the internal in-step, a mesh insert provides additional ventilation without sacrificing stability and support. It's all-new injection molded anti-slip heel-cup anchors your heel in place during out of the saddle pedaling efforts and will not deform or weaken over time. It claims that this anti-tendonitis form allows for the best foot stability and control. For the footbed, Gaerne uses its lightweight Transpirant Insole which offers great comfort and is replaceable. Like the upper, the insole is perforated for maximum breathability.For the sole, the G. Kona uses its EPS Light Evolution Sole made of nylon for cost savings and achieves a 6. 0 out of 12. 0 on its stiffness scale. It's light and thin, so your foot sits close to the pedal spindle for maximum pedaling efficiency. And to keep you from slipping anytime you're not clipped in, the sole has an anti...

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