Ready For Adventure
Pearl Izumi's premium gravel shoe blends the lightweight and stiffness of a road shoe with the durability of a mountain bike shoe.
The Gravel X™ is ready for your fast gravel adventures with a full carbon sole to maximize power transfer. The glove-like fit of the 3D knit upper combined with the micro-adjustable BOA® Fit System gives the Gravel X™ unrivaled comfort on day-long rides. The knit construction and perforated tongue are breathable, lightweight and quick-drying.
Pearl knows that gravel grinding can be dirty work, so they wrapped the toe and edges of the Gravel X™ in a scuff-resistant TPU layer and incorporated a mud-shedding open tread sole design.
- 3D knit upper for a glove-like fit
- Micro-adjustable BOA® Fit System with IP1 dial makes on the bike adjustments a breeze
- Full carbon sole maximizes power transfer
- Scuff-resistant TPU layer around toe and sides enhance durability
- Wide-spaced tread provides grip and sheds mud
- 2-bolt SPD cleat compatible
- Fit: Runs small; order half size up
Free Exchanges: This product qualifies for free exchanges within the first 60 days after order. We'll cover the shipping both ways for US customers if you need a different size and/or color of this product. Returned product must be in new condition with all labels and packaging. Free exchanges apply only for product in stock or available for backorder.
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.
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Not quite what I'd hoped for. A pricey gamble.
Coming from a great pair of fizik gravel shoes, I wanted a knit shoe as I have a hammer toe which rubs raw on longer rides. Was hoping the combo of a stiff sole and knit upper would do the trick. These shoes are STIFF as one might imagine having carbon soles, but I've had them for a few months and ridden probably about 4-500 miles in them and Iï¿½m really struggling to get them where I want them. Still having my feet fall asleep and the knit is not nearly as pliant as Iï¿½d hoped it to be. They are solid, and will probably end up as my MTB shoes. I have been packing them with newspaper to try and pack them out a bit in the front of the shoe. The foot bed seems shaped in a way that my feet (ball) hurt after a ride with my fancy orthotic inserts I use for riding. Seems like there is some type of ergonomic shaping that doesn't fit my foot well. For short rides they've been great. Stiff, solid and great power transfer. For longer rides Iï¿½m still not sure about them. Might also have been nice to have two separate adjustments (front of foot and one higher on top to allow for wider feet), especially at this price, but they are what they are.
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