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Reviews Time RXT

Time RXT

The Time RXTs have an appearance that suggests they’ll be hard wearing, comfortable and ideal for those long winter rides. When first putting the shoes on, they also seem supportive in all the right places.

But you soon realise that this perceived robustness is seriously compromised by the poor quality of the material, which seems to stretch excessively when the shoe is put under any real pressure.

The heel is well encapsulated to maintain force delivery. Unfortunately, this tight fit has also been applied to the toe box, which becomes more noticeable the longer you ride. This made for cold toes without room to wriggle and breathe on a cold September evening.

If you’re after a cheap pair of shoes to last a winter, this price is attractive but there are cheaper and better performing options out there.

Contact : Chicken & Son 01582 872202 www.chickencycles.co.uk

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Matt is a regular contributor to 220 Triathlon, having joined the magazine in 2008. He’s raced everything from super-sprint to Ironman, duathlons and off-road triathlons, and can regularly be seen on the roads and trails around Bristol. Matt is the author of Triathlon! from Aurum Press and is now the editor of Cycling Plus magazine.