Bontrager XXX Road Shoes Review

The Bontrager XXX Road shoes are one of the most comfortable we've ever sampled but beware of Bontrager's sizing

Bontrager XXX Road Shoes Review
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Cyclingnews Verdict

The Bontrager XXX Road shoes are one of the most comfortable we've ever sampled but beware of Bontrager's sizing

Pros

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    Neoprene at contact points

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    Comfort

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    Ventilation

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    Stiffness

Cons

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    Bontrager's sizing

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In Bontrager's range, the XXX name is reserved for its premium race-focussed products, and the new XXX road shoes are very much in keeping with this trend. At £299.99 / USS$399.99 / AU$499.99, they're a significant investment but the price is in line with its competitors. 

Design and aesthetics

You can buy the Bontrager XXX road shoes at your local Trek retailer or at trekbikes.com. 

 

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Best road cycling shoes

Here at Cyclingnews, we have tested an endless list of cycling shoes, so we feel we're in a position to offer helpful advice. If you've decided the Bontrager XXX road shoes aren't for you, check out our roundup of the best cycling shoes

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Josh Croxton
Associate Editor (Tech)

Josh is Associate Editor of Cyclingnews – leading our content on the best bikes, kit and the latest breaking tech stories from the pro peloton. He has been with us since the summer of 2019 and throughout that time he's covered everything from buyer's guides and deals to the latest tech news and reviews. 

On the bike, Josh has been riding and racing for over 15 years. He started out racing cross country in his teens back when 26-inch wheels and triple chainsets were still mainstream, but he found favour in road racing in his early 20s, racing at a local and national level for Somerset-based Team Tor 2000. These days he rides indoors for convenience and fitness, and outdoors for fun on road, gravel, 'cross and cross-country bikes, the latter usually with his two dogs in tow.