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The Fi’zi:k Transiro R1 is geared toward long distance and could be the answer for athletes looking for just a single pair of shoes to train and race in. The knit upper provides good ventilation, and the twin BOA closure system provides easy and variable adjustment on the fly (though some athletes might find them a little sluggish in transition). A sewn in size tag, different materials throughout the upper (requiring additional stitching), and lack of ventilation across the top of the foot also tell you this shoe is not for sprinters. With that said, the Transiro R1 is stiff-soled and comfortable—a good bet for those who do not want a dedicated race-day tri shoe and are not concerned with seconds in transition.
250 grams (size 42)