Italian company Northwave is known for innovation in design and performance and can truly dress you from head to toe. Northwave products represent excellence in Italian design and are tested by the best riders worldwide.
Sole: ultralight carbon sole
Upper: ultralight microfiber
Upper contruction: biomap without stitchings
Closing system: s.b.s + padded ankle + slw
Footbed: extreme air
Biomap: Your energy is precious, never waste it. That's why Northwave shoes are designed with BioMap technology. Northwave soles, uppers and all their components are anatomically compatible with every cyclists feet and are designed to keep the foot in the right position while pedaling, transmitting power directly to the pedals without wasting any energy.
Ultralight Sole : With maximum stiffness, minimal thickness and truly unrivaled lightness, this is the sole of choice for the best athletes. The evolution of the Airflow System offers added ventilation. it weighs just 60g.
Speedplay Adaptor: The shortest distance between foot and pedal on the market. Northwave developed and patented, in collaboration with Speedplay, an exclusive adaptor that provides maximum power transmission on pedals, thanks to the reduced thickness of just 0,5mm rather the 3mm of the traditional Speedplay adaptors. Made of nylon with a thin aluminum plate (it saves 8,5gr) it allows to respect the natural anatomy of the sole keeping minimized the distance between the foot and the pedal in any position. Without adding bulk and weight as it occurs in systems without the adaptor.
SBS: The micrometric system that guarantees you precision closure. You control how pressure on the instep strap is released step by step, even when racing.
Speed Lace Winch Closing System (S.L.W): A dial for quick, accurate closure, a side button gradually releases the fastening even when racing, and patented concealed embedded eyeloops. A compact, light and intuitive micrometric mechanism. A Northwave world exclusive.
Extreme Air Footbed: Ultralight, anallergic and antibacterial, it keeps your feet amazingly fresh with numerous vents that correspond with the vents on the sole.