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Full protection is the name of the game. But power transfer matters too with Shimano’s ME-7 shoes.
The stretch Neoprene ankle collar offers protection over the ankle bone, and a rugged flap over the top of the foot helps protect from rock strikes and debris.
The quick-lace system snugs up with a tug of a tab, and a reverse-mounted buckle provides stability and comfort at the ankle. And a Michelin dual-density rubber outsole offers plenty of grab for scrambles to the top of the crazy line you’ve got your eye on.
If you’re after a well-armored shoe for high speeds and rowdy lines, this is it.
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