Specialized Torch 3.0 shoes review

The Torch range aims to offer more comfort with similar performance to the S-Works range and Specialized has certainly provided that

Cycling Weekly Verdict

The Torch range as a whole is very good. Specialized has noticed that the S-Works platform maybe a little too race focused and lacks some comfort. It also realised that some of its grouping of products was confusing and has simplified them. Ultimately the Torch 3.0 shoes are a good comfortable road shoe that offers a good level of performance.

Reasons to buy
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    Great looks

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    Good, secure fit

Reasons to avoid
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    £200 is still a large amount of money

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The Specialized Torch shoes find the perfect balance between performance stiff and foot-loving comfort, without sacrificing either.

It’s this no-compromise but finely balanced fit that lands the Specialized Torch 3.0 shoes a spot on our Editor’s Choice list.

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