Fizik Gravita Versor Clip SPD shoes - trail shoes that work for gravel and city cycling

Comfortable and versatile, these are a stiffer option for urban and causal gravel riding

Image shows Fizik Gravita Versor Clip SPD shoes.
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Cycling Weekly Verdict

The Fizik Gravita Versor Clips are SPD-compatible shoes which are ostensibly aimed at downhill and enduro riders – but double up quite nicely for both causal gravel and urban riding. They aren’t as walkable as the Shimano AM5 SPD shoes and they are more expensive, but if riding is most important to you and you’re willing to pay that premium for the style, you’re unlikely to be disappointed.

Reasons to buy
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    Very comfortable

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    Lace snap

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    Versatile for hard gravel use and urban contexts

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    Roomy fit at toe box

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    Half sizes

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    Fairly lightweight

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    Dry pretty quickly

Reasons to avoid
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    Some heel slippage when walking

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    Expensive compared to urban specific SPD shoes

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Although we’re reviewing the  Fizik Gravita Versor Clip SPD compatible shoes with a view to their performance as a commuter/urban set of kicks, we should make clear from the outset that the ‘Gravita’ in their name doesn’t refer to the gravitas you’ll exude wearing them – they look good, though perhaps not quite right for a board meeting.

No, instead it’s a reference to the gravity-assisted mountain biking which constitutes the actual design brief for these shoes. 

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