2013 Triathlete Buyer’s Guide: Cycling Shoes

Sidi T3

$250, Sidiamerica.com
The draw: Secure fit for narrow feet

True to this historic brand’s traditions, the T3 is sculpted for a snug fit. Its simple two-strap closure system securely grips down and prevents the foot from wiggling, although the heel cup is moderately flexible. Its carbon and nylon hybrid sole gives the T3 subtly more give than most equally priced shoes, but a little flex was more comfortable than the fully rigid alternative.

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