Bont Riot TR+
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The Draw: Killer Fit, Crazy Value
Despite the wild color options, Bont’s Riot TR+ is actually one of the most simple shoes we tested. The list of features on this shoe is short: a surprisingly useful extra-long heel tab, short, inward-opening straps, a little drainage up front, and ubiquitous toe and heel bumpers on the outsole. What sets the Riot apart from other shoes in the category is the fit. Using their expertise in the speed skating world of heat-moldable carbon, Bont has created an unbelievably well-fitting last with a beefy outsole that wraps around much of the foot, giving the rider the cus- tom feel and excellent power transfer that you’d expect from shoes that cost three times as much. The TR+ is a shoe that punches way outside of its price class.
230g (size 42)
*Men’s Best in Class*
Review by Chris Foster