The “Not So Pro” review of:
The Giro Empire ACC, for the cyclist looking to upgrade yet another, and very vital, point of contact. Expect ZERO hotspots, ultimate shock absorption from the Easton® EC90™ ACC full carbon sole, as well as maximum stability felt both in pushing and in pulling on your pedals.
Out on my first ride and the shoe felt incredibly stiff. I was amazed by the power transfer I felt and didn’t mind the slight cramped toes as I was expecting the shoe to give and stretch a bit as it broke in. After my second ride in the Empires I felt the shoe conform to my feet better while not sacrificing security and stiffness in my pedal strokes whether, climbing, cruising, or powering through a sprint.
– ELEGANT STYLING
– SECURE LACE LOOPS
Retailing at $275 plus tax and shipping, this shoe is not for the novice rider. Unless you’re a loaded novice well then help yourself!
Pluses – Maximum Support, Reliability and Performance, Comfort, and Styling to make Non – Podium Placers (Me!) look pro!
Minuses – Now I am broke…
– For the Gear Head’s Notes on this review continue on below!
One-piece upper design; Premium Evofiber™ breathable microfiber; Laced closure
Easton® EC90 ACC carbon fiber; Replaceable heel pads
SuperNatural Fit Kit with adjustable arch support; X-Static® anti-microbial fiber
215 grams (size 42.5)
Ivan – @diseno__