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Giro Empire SLX Road Shoe 2019
Giro Empire SLX Road Shoe 2019
Giro Empire SLX Road Shoe 2019

Giro Empire SLX Road Shoe

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Nothing can hold you down when you lighten up with the Empire SLX. With pro-level performance, ridiculously lightweight construction and unrivaled comfort right out of the box, the Empire SLX lets you fly in first-class style. To make a minimalist shoe that retains the supportive structure of the legendary Empire while advancing the style, Giro started with a one-piece ultralight monofilament Synchwire mesh upper designed around a classic laced closure to fit and feel like a second skin. Thermal-welded Teijin® TPU adds structural support exactly where it' needed, and a high-modulus Easton® EC90 SLX2 carbon fiber outsole provides ultimate stiffness-to-weight for power transfer. Giro's adjustable Super Natural Fit footbed system is the final touch, allowing you to customize arch support right out of the box for luxurious comfort and optimal pedaling efficiency.

Features & Specs:

  • Teijin® welded SL monofilament mesh with one-piece Synchwire upper
  • Soft laced closure design with tubular-woven laces.
  • Easton® EC90 SLX2 high-modulus carbon sole with stainless steel hardware.
  • Replaceable heel pads.
  • SuperNatural Fit Kit with adjustable arch support.
  • XT2® anti-microbial fiber top sheet.
  • 185 grams (per shoe, size 42.5)
  • Men's Performance Fit sizing

B-Stock - This product has one or more B-Stock units available. These units can be purchased at a discount (see option select). B-Stock units were returned from other customers and may have missing or damaged packaging materials. Cleats may have been mounted leaving minor marks on the soles. These units are otherwise as new. The full manufacturer warranty applies. Click Here for more information.


Width: Regular 

Carbon Black - 42

Mfg PartNum: 7110687 

Carbon Black - 42.5

Mfg PartNum: 7110688 

Carbon Black - 43

Mfg PartNum: 7110689 

Carbon Black - 43.5

Mfg PartNum: 7110690 

Carbon Black - 44

Mfg PartNum: 7110691 

Carbon Black - 44.5

Mfg PartNum: 7110692 

Carbon Black - 45

Mfg PartNum: 7110693 

Carbon Black - 45.5

Mfg PartNum: 7110694 

Carbon Black - 46

Mfg PartNum: 7110695 

Carbon Black - 47

Mfg PartNum: 7110696 

Crystal White - 42

Mfg PartNum: 7110701 

Crystal White - 42.5

Mfg PartNum: 7110702 

Crystal White - 43

Mfg PartNum: 7110703 

Crystal White - 43.5

Mfg PartNum: 7110704 

Crystal White - 44

Mfg PartNum: 7110705 

Crystal White - 44.5

Mfg PartNum: 7110706 

Crystal White - 45

Mfg PartNum: 7110707 

Crystal White - 45.5

Mfg PartNum: 7110708 

Crystal White - 46

Mfg PartNum: 7110709 

Crystal White - 47

Mfg PartNum: 7110710 

Iceberg - 39

Mfg PartNum: 7110712 

Iceberg - 40

Mfg PartNum: 7110713 

Iceberg - 41

Mfg PartNum: 7110714 

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Mfg PartNum: 7110715 

Iceberg - 42.5

Mfg PartNum: 7110716 

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Mfg PartNum: 7110717 

Iceberg - 43.5

Mfg PartNum: 7110718 

Iceberg - 44

Mfg PartNum: 7110719 

Iceberg - 44.5

Mfg PartNum: 7110720 

Iceberg - 45

Mfg PartNum: 7110721 

Iceberg - 45.5

Mfg PartNum: 7110722 

Iceberg - 46

Mfg PartNum: 7110723 

Iceberg - 47

Mfg PartNum: 7110724 

Iceberg - 48

Mfg PartNum: 7110725 

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Reviewed 9/19/2020
by Ed
Competitive Racer
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Comfy and aero

I bought these shoes after pouring over reviews for weeks. There were no negative reviews, and this one won't be either.

I'm always looking for an aero advantage and lace up shoes have been shown to be the best. They take a little longer to get into-- so tri-guys might want to keep that in mind.

The biggest and best surprise was how comfortable these shoes are! I usually worry about enough short rides to break in new shoes before an ultra event, but these were so comfy right out of the box that my first ride turned into 150 miles. And I didn't regret it.

The venting in these shoes is also great. Shoe covers will be needed a little earlier this year

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Reviewed 9/8/2020
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
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2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
Most comfortable cycling shoes I've ever owned

These shoes are comfortable from the moment you slip them on your feet. I was hesitant to buy them because I was unsure about having laces on cycling shoes. The fact is the laces and shoe material allow the shoe to wrap around your foot. The laces then tuck-in under a tab towards the front of the shoes. Having worn these shoes now for several thousand miles this year the laces have never come out from underneath the tab. The only negative about the shoes is that they scuff very easily. I found that out on the first ride and have been very careful since then with minimum issues.

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