The new Shimano IC1 indoor cycling shoe was born for spin classes and rental programs, but brings a high end, supportive construction worthy of your own torture chamber.

It has a synthetic mesh upper so it’ll dry super quick…and breathe well, which is important when there’s no airflow. Vents on the outsole help move air in and out of the bottom, too.

shimano ic1 indoor cycling shoes

shimano ic1 indoor cycling shoes

It uses a single strap that crosses the foot twice, helping enhance the adjustable arch support. Choose between two different arch inserts to fully customize the fit. They say the upper has a soft, sock-like fit, relying on the strap and a heel cup to provide structure.

shimano ic1 indoor cycling shoes

They use a mixed last size design, with smaller sizes using a narrower last, and larger sizes getting a wider one. It’s a more unisex design in lieu of doing separate men’s and women’s designs.

Adding to the versatility are two- and three-bolt cleat mounts. Retail is $90, available now online and in stores.

ShimanoIndoor.com

8 comments

  1. Rod on

    Stiffest shoes are better for indoor training. Spongy shoes just gives me pain everywhere, especially indoors. This one doesn’t even have a carbon sole so that’s a no go for me.

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    • Crash Bandicoot on

      These are aimed at peloton owners and spin classes. Stiffness of the shoes are the least of the prevalent fitting issues in those environments. Roadies will already have stiff shoes that breathe well.

      Reply
  2. blahblah1233445 on

    Really good idea for universal SPD/SPD SL mounts, however they didn’t make the soles more grippy and sticking out over the blocks – landing on a smooth floor with Your 3-hole plastic blocks will make You slide and twist the ankle.

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  3. WorkOnSunday on

    oh….. definitely getting a pair. i ended up getting a pair of fizik r4 transiro because they have more drain holes at the bottom and help ventilation on a indoor trainer a lot. the R1 infinito on the other hand really aren’t suited for indoor usage.

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