Specialized swaps Boa for laces in new S-Works Recon shoes

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Oak green is one of the four colour options for this new gravel shoe (Image credit: Specialized)

Specialized has today added an all-new variant of its top-tier gravel, cyclo-cross and cross-country mountain biking shoe, integrating a lace-up version of the popular S-Works Recon.

Available in four colourways, including a very festive Aloha option, these new S-Works Recon shoes are targeted at gravel riders who are committed gram counters.

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Lance Branquinho is a Namibian born media professional, with 15-years of experience in technology and engineering journalism covering anything with wheels. Being from Namibia, he knows a good gravel road when he sees one, and he has raced some of Africa’s best-known mountain bike stage races, such as Wines2Wales and Berg&Bush.