SH-RC7 Cycling Shoe - Wide
Shimano's SH-RC7 Cycling Shoe - Wide would represent its Ultegra groupset if it were components and not footwear meaning that it's within a hair's breadth of the performance of its RC9, its Dura-Ace counterpart, while saving a good chunk of change in the process. This particular version brings a race-ready shoe to those of us with wider feet needing higher volume shoes. As with its standard width version, these shoes boast a rigid and lightweight carbon composite sole and supple upper to strike a balance between high-intensity racing and training and long mile comfort with some money left in the bank so you can go race your bike.
Shimano fashions the SH-RC7s from perforated synthetic leather, selected for both its lightweight comfort as well as its ability to usher cooling air throughout the shoe. Each shoe fastens with dual, micro-adjustable Boa L6 reels, one across the top with wide anchor points to evenly distribute pressure across the upper and a midfoot one that offers micro tension adjustments of the powerzone wire guide. Underneath, a stiff carbon fiber composite sole facilitates efficient power transfer with a stiffness rating that sits at a 10 out of 12 on Shimano's scale, which means you don't have to worry about wasted watts or fatiguing sole flex.
- A higher volume road shoe that blends comfort and performance
- Light, efficient carbon fiber composite sole
- Breathable synthetic uppers for comfortable security
- Dual Boa L6 closures dial in the fit with micro-tension adjustments
- Compatible with three-bolt road cleats
- Item #SHI00JY
What do you think about this product?
December 23, 2019
Good, but incorrect sizing chart
I wear between size 12 and 12.5 US. The sizing chart on this webpage equates that to a size 47 EU. For me, the shoes were a full size too large. A size EU46 would have been just right. I already had a ride planned, so I made do with them. If you have wide feet, and you order a size smaller, then they should be very comfortable.