Bontrager Velocis Road shoe review

Bontrager's road shoe for the everyman promising the perfect mix of stiffness and comfort

Bontrager Velocis Road shoe
Cycling Weekly Verdict

One of the best road cycling shoes regardless of cost for the average rider. Comfort and stiffness are in almost perfect balance making the Velocis a near perfect environment to place your feet.

Reasons to buy
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    Long distance comfort

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    Stiff without discomfort

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Reasons to avoid
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    Perforated upper makes it a little chilly in cold conditions

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The Bontrager Velocis Road shoes were selected for an Editor's Choice award in 2020. This year's list contains 78 items which scored a 9 or 10/10 with our tech team - this gear is the best of the best, and has received the Cycling Weekly stamp of approval. 

To keep things simple Trek's component arm Bontrager uses an umbrella name to group products of a similar level and use into 'families'. Velocis is the name given to Bontrager's high quality, dedicated road kit that shares many of the same features of the flagship range; just at a more affordable price point.

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