Designed to be as adventurous as you are the Men's SD15Cycling Shoe from Sidi combines the performance of a mountain bike shoe whileon the bike with a hiking shoe anytime you're scrambling off your bike. Theseshoes are a bike packing and backwood trail rider's best ally and its beefy andsoft rubber outsole offer plenty of grip on wet rocks slimy roots and dryslickrock alike while offering a slight amount of flex to making walkingnatural. Combine this with Sidi's renowned fit and build quality and you have ashoe that can handle anything you can throw at it. Dial closures are pretty commonplace on cycling shoes thesedays and Sidi was one of the first to employ them with its Techno-3 Systemwhich makes an appearance here and with the hook-and-loop lower strap theyeasily adapt the upper to a variety of foot shapes for a near custom fit. Thedials resist binding and offer adjustments on the fly and are also userserviceable and replaceable so if something breaks or wears out you canreplace the offending part and be back on your way. A reinforced heel cupanchors the heel in place whether you're on or off the bike and the heel pulltab makes getting the shoes on an easy affair for the long day ahead. The upperis comprised of Sidi's tough Politex synthetic upper with mesh inserts. Itstands up to tearing stretching and fading while remaining environmentallyfriendly and allows your feet to breathe so they stay cool.