Pearl Izumi PRO Air Shoes review

These ultra-lightweight road shoes are stiff, airy, and ready to go fast, as tested by Riley Missel.

Cycling Weekly Verdict

These shoes are stiff, so breathable, and super comfortable—but also very expensive. If they’re in your budget, the PRO Airs are definitely worth it.

Reasons to buy
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    Unbelievably lightweight

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    Supreme breathability

Reasons to avoid
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    Single color option (black)

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    Laces offer a customizable fit but offer less mid-ride adjustability than Boas

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These shoes are not currently available in the UK. In the US, they come in at $400.

Pearl's new ultra-lightweight road shoes are stiff, airy, and ready to go fast. They're far from cheap, but if you're in the market for a flyweight shoe you can wear day in and day out, look no further.

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