Bontrager Starvos cycling shoes review

The Starvos shoes come in a penny under £100 - they're good, but there are better value options out there

Cycling Weekly Verdict

Bontrager's offering is a sure bet if you're looking for a shoe that's stiff enough to offer good power transfer without sacrificing comfort. If you're keen on a relaxed, wide fit, these may suit - though we found them a bit too wide. Value wise, they're in line with some big players, but there's better out there.

Reasons to buy
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    Sole stiff enough outside of racing

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    Robust upper

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Reasons to avoid
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    Wider than expected

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    Better value available elsewhere

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    No cleat markings

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Available in black, or as per our test pair, very high viz yellow, Bontrager's Starvos cycling shoes come in at a penny under £100 and aim to offer a comfortable platform for a three-bolt cleat.

Bontrager Starvos cycling shoes: construction

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