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The women's-specific Giro Empire E70 W Knit Road Shoe brings knit upper technology to the world of cycling. Providing unmatched breathability and comfort, this shoe features a durable water repellent (DWR) treatment that adds water resistance for further protection. With a traditional lace-up closure and a modern fit and finish, these shoes walk the line between the past and the present, while providing future-proof performance.
Starting with the Xnetic™ Knit, the upper of this shoe brings knit fabric to the world of high-performance cycling shoes. An internal TPU skeletal system provides the rigid structure on which the highly breathable knit fabric wraps around. This knit offers the perfect balance between suppleness, breathability, ventilation, and protection. Outside, TPU reinforcements are added to the toe and heel to provide enhanced resistance and durability.
Down below, Giro went with the industry-leading Easton E70 carbon fiber sole. Featuring a unidirectional carbon fiber construction, the E70 was engineered for high-output cycling, providing instantaneous power transfer that enhances the rider-bike connection. Inside, the molded EVA footbed supports the foot, providing natural arch support.
The Giro Empire E70 W Knit Road Shoe is compatible with 3-bolt cleats and road pedals.
- Bringing knit technology to the world of cycling, these shoes deliver outstanding breathability, comfort, and support.
- Women's-specific fit.
- Xnetic™ Knit features DWR-treatment for water repellency, and features TPU-reinforcements at the toe and heel.
- Empire lace-up closure.
- Molded EVA footbed provides natural arch support.
- Easton E70™ Unidirectional carbon fiber sole provides unrelenting power transfer.
- Claimed weight: 250 grams (42.5).
This size chart provides our best estimate for which European shoe size to choose based on your US shoe size. This will not necessarily match the US size shown on the product, but it is the best guidance we can provide for this particular brand.
If we've noticed that any particular model deviates from the standardized chart, we will list this information in the product description.
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These shoes are awesome. Finished a 72 miler recently, shoes were great. Allowed my foot to breathe, easy to put on, neutral color, flexible fabric, perfect shoe.
I am completely satisfied.
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