Sidi Shot cycling shoes review

Sidi proudly states it is a Tour de France winner! How do the Sidi Shot shoes – as worn by Chris Froome – live up to the hype?

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Cycling Weekly Verdict

These Sidi Shot shoes look great – one of the best on the market in my opinion. They are, however, a let-down when it comes to price and the weight. They also struggle to keep your heel secure compared to all the other high-end shoes on the market.

Reasons to buy
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    Great looking

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    Secure fit

Reasons to avoid
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    Heavy compared to rivals

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    Lack of support around the heel

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The Sidi Shot is without doubt the best looking boot on the market today. Sidi has married its typical Italian style with function using its own dial, the Tecno-3 Push retention system that sits on the tongue of the shoe.

It's good enough for Tour de France winner Chris Froome, so for us mere mortals it ought to fit the bill too. We take a look at how its performance stacks up against the best cycling shoes.

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Symon Lewis joined Cycling Weekly as an Editorial Assistant in 2010, he went on to become a Tech Writer in 2014 before being promoted to Tech Editor in 2015 before taking on a role managing Video and Tech in 2019. Lewis discovered cycling via Herne Hill Velodrome, where he was renowned for his prolific performances, and spent two years as a coach at the South London velodrome.