RRP: £129.99 | http://www.nevis.uk.com | Tested by Carli Ann Smith
On short trips and commutes, it’s tempting to wear normal shoes as you’re often straight off the bike and into work or walking round. These TCX X-Rap shoes are the solution! Despite looking casual, they offer a reinforced toe and heel area, and being waterproof, keept my feet dry in a downpour on the J300 launch.
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They’re fastened with laces right to the top for a tight fit, and the ladies version comes with pink and white laces included (there’s a gents version available too).
The boots are made using TCX’s ‘Comfort Fit System’; shaped to reproduce the anatomy of a foot. It works too – these are comfy all day, whether riding or walking. Admittedly they feel bulkier than normal shoes, but they’re nowhere near as heavy or cumbersome as some bike footwear.