Tenacious traction for off-road riding.
Serving up aggressive traction for cross-country riders and racers, the Mavic Men's Crossride SL Elite Shoe maximize grips as you negotiate rugged hike-a-bike sections or shoulder your 'cross steed up muddy embankments. Great for setting PRs on your local loop and besting the competition at local races, the fiberglass-reinforced sole maximizes power transfer without the uncompromising feel of a carbon race sole.
The synthetic upper retains durability against the inevitable thrashing occurred on rocky trail networks, with strategically placed mesh for optimum ventilation as you're working up a sweat. Retaining a fine-tuned fit for your riding pleasure, Ergo straps along the bottom and mid-foot keep your foot firmly in place while the upper Ergo Ratchet cinches down tightly to prevent heel lift from sapping power transfer. Another stand-out feature is the addition of an Ergo Fit 3D Ortholite footbed, which stabilizes and supports your foot with every turn of the pedals. This high-rebound EVA footbed breathes exceptionally well to alleviate the damp sensation of sweaty cycling shoes.
- Cross-country shoe emphasizes pedaling efficiency and traction
- Fiberglass-reinforced sole transfers power to the pedals
- Contagrip rubber overlays for aggressive grip on the trail
- Synthetic upper with strategic mesh for ventilation
- Ergo straps and Ergo Ratchet ankle closure for fine-tuned fit
- Ergo Fit 3D Ortholite footbed provides supportive cushioning
- Streamlined styling with brilliant hues and signature details
- Item #MAV00DJ
- Q & A
All Around Great Shoe
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
- Fit: True to size
These are my go to shoe for connecting my shoes to my pedals. The shoes fit true to size, have adequate ventilation, and are quite comfortable. Two velcro straps and the ratcheting ankle buckle provide the right amount of adjustability for whatever your ride plan for the day is.
The sole is stiff enough to be efficient and with the rubber lugs on the outsole you have plenty of traction for those hike-a-bike situations. So far I've taken these shoes through every type of terrain and dirt substance imaginable from sand, snow, and mud and have had zero durability issues.
Mavic's customer service has been phenomenal too. I broke a buckle (in travel of all things, not riding) and they were super fast at sending a replacement. I use these with spd pedals on both my mountain bikes, and a cross bike and I don't plan on switching shoes anytime soon.
Replaced my specialized with theses, so far so good!
Replaced my specialized comp mtb with these. Fit true to size, blue and black color is welcomed difference from plain black.