Best women's cycling shoes 2024 reviewed and rated

Comfortable kicks for cycling are an essential piece of kit - we round up the best women's cycling shoes and share advice on how to choose the perfect pair

Giro W Empire ACC Shoes

Giro W Empire ACC shoes

With so many choices of bike footwear on the market, it can be a tough job finding the best women's cycling shoes for you. Designed around a female 'foot last', with the ultimate goal of providing a comfortable and effective base from which to power the pedal stroke, a women's specific option could be the perfect option for you.

It's well documented that opting to use a pair of the best clipless pedal system  will allow you to maximise the cycling strength you have available, improving pedal stroke pattern and making climbs significantly easier as the lower leg muscles are more able to engage. 

You can trust Cycling Weekly. Our team of experts put in hard miles testing cycling tech and will always share honest, unbiased advice to help you choose. Find out more about how we test.

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