DMT Aries

DMT cover top and low ends of the cycle shoe market, and here is the self titles beginner and touring shoe Aries

Score

7/10

Pros

  • Stable
  • Secure

Cons

  • Build up of heat over time
  • Take a while to wear in

Price as reviewed:

£78

Unashamedly pitched as a shoe for beginners and touring riders, the Aries is more about comfort than it is competition.

The three broad Velcro straps ensure a snug fit though we found this does tend to leave a fair bit of spare strap overlapping the shoe. The uppers felt a little cardboard-like initially, but this quickly eased with use.

>> Struggling to get to the shops try 6 issues of Cycling Weekly magazine for just £6 delivered to your door <<

Out of the saddle the shoes performed surprisingly well.

Verdict

Even though the sole isn’t the stiffest and there’s no mechanical retention, the heel cup did a good job of keeping the foot stable under load. Ventilation could be better, though, with heat build-up noticeable on longer rides.

Details

Contact: www.paligap.cc