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Shimano SH-XC5 Mountain Bike Shoe - Women's


SH-XC5 Mountain Bike Shoe

Keeping a low profile can be important on race day, as it helps keep your competitors curious as they wonder what they're up against. Similarly, the SH-XC5 Mountain Bike Shoe also keeps a low profile so it can keep things sleek and aerodynamic while you soar to the front of the pack, and stiff enough to handle serious pedal mashing.

  • Shimano's race-worthy cross-country kicks
  • Stiff fiberglass reinforced sole doesn't waste power
  • Synthetic leather uppers supportively wrap you foot
  • Mesh panels boost breathability, fight hot-foot
  • Adaptable cup insole can be tuned for ideal support
  • Beefy Michelin rubber lugs offer grip off the bike
  • A Boa and hook-and-loop strap keep your footing secure
  • Item #SHI00OW

Upper Material
synthetic leather, mesh
hook-and-loop strap, L6 boa
adaptable cup insole
fiberglass-reinforced nylon
Cleat Compatibility
2-bolt mountain
Claimed Weight
[size 40] 284g
Recommended Use
Manufacturer Warranty

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What do you think about this product?


>Rating: 5

Easy to put on, wear and walk in

Size Bought
5` 5"
140 lbs

I read the earlier review about difficulty getting them on but decided to order anyway because I liked the color and style - thought it would be worth the try. When I first put them on I thought, oh, the previous reviewer was correct these are a pain to put on. Before actually returning them though, I tried again. The boa just needed a little coaxing - then there was PLENTY of give! Now I see these are super easy to put on and very comfortable. My typical ride is 100 miles on gravel and these worked great - very comfortable even on the first time out. Also, I like the attached tongue style. I believe it may keep my feet a little dryer in event of a downpour. There is so much room in the toe box I can fully spread out and wiggle all my toes yet my heel is snug and secure. I ordered my usual size 41. Nice grippy sole for walking too. Highly recommend!

>Rating: 2

Great, if you can get them on

I returned this product before using it
Runs small
Size Bought

I really like these shoes, once they're on my feet. However, getting them on is nearly impossible. The crossover-style tongue is super tight and the BOA system leaves no give to open it up. No way I can deal with it every ride. Sent them back.

Stacey M - give them another try! they are great shoes but the first time you do need to pull out that boa


Do you sell this shoe in 41.5?