Fizik M5B Uomo MTB cycling shoes review

Fizik's shoe range continues to develop and we have tested the M5B two-bolt shoes for cyclocross and adventure road riding

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Cycling Weekly Verdict

Quality shoes for off-road use, although a bit hot in the summer months

Reasons to buy
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    Well built and durable

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    Good grip and potential to add studs

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Reasons to avoid
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    A bit hot in summer

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    Quite high volume leading to a bit of heel lift

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Fizik has been broadening its range of cycling components and clothing over recent years and moved into selling cycling shoes in 2010. Last year it started to offer versions of its most popular shoes with boa fastenings and this year boas have taken over, with one or more featuring on all its road and MTB shoes.

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Paul Norman

Paul started writing for Cycling Weekly in 2015, covering cycling tech, new bikes and product testing. Since then, he’s reviewed hundreds of bikes and thousands of other pieces of cycling equipment for the magazine and the Cycling Weekly website.

He’s been cycling for a lot longer than that though and his travels by bike have taken him all around Europe and to California. He’s been riding gravel since before gravel bikes existed too, riding a cyclocross bike through the Chilterns and along the South Downs.