We’ve always loved Fizik’s saddles. The Italian manufacturer’s unconventional approach to design has always been much more than hype — our experience has been that it truly translates directly to performance, and it has changed our expectations for road and mountain saddles across the board. Fizik’s foray into shoes has been no less revolutionary, with landmark design and performance. With its R5 Uomo Boa Shoe, we can now add value to the list.
At the heart of the new shoe is the unbeatable precision of the Boa dial-in closure system. This closure system makes dialing a perfect fit easy, even if you need to make micro-adjustments on the fly. The R5 Uomo’s closure system starts with a conventional hook-and-loop strap close to the toe for near-infinite forefoot width control. Moving up the front of the foot, the Boa Cable dial-in closure system snakes its way through 4 separate anchor points for complete control all