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RCC Climber's Shoes

CAD$500.00 (incl. import duty)

RCC Climber's Shoes is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 68.
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Shoes to be seen in. Worn by Team Sky riders in the world’s greatest races, the Climber’s Shoes are now available in a highly reflective version with a contrast pink sole, exclusive to Rapha Cycling Club members.

  • RCC MEMBERS' KIT

    RCC products are available to Rapha Cycling Club members, subject to stock availability. To find out more about the benefits of membership and join the club follow the link below.

  • RCC_ROUNDEL

Be more visible when riding at night

The Reflective Climber's Shoes are made with low weight and ventilation as priorities, at the same time as providing high levels of visibility through fully reflective uppers.

The uppers are constructed with a reflective mesh-backed synthetic leather, chosen for its low weight and exceptional breathability. Retaining the tensile strength required to support a foot during intense efforts, the mesh lining also allows sweat to evaporate from inside of the shoe. The leather’s perforations enable fresh air to circulate, leaving the foot feeling cool. Reflective low-profile hook and loop fasteners are chosen for their simplicity and minimal bulk. The three straps allow the rider to easily adjust tension across the foot.

The EC90 SLXII sole is an evolution of that found on the Rapha GT Shoes. It keeps weight and stack height to a minimum, incorporates a replaceable heel protector, and is shaped to complement Giro’s SuperNatural Fit™ footbeds that allow riders to choose their preferred level of arch support. In contrast pink, the sole completes the RCC livery.

Please note: If you already own a pair of Climber’s Shoes, the reflective material used in the Reflective Climber’s Shoes is slightly stiffer, and will require a longer bedding-in period.

Worn by pros

Developed with experts in biomechanics and footwear design, the Rapha Climber's Shoes have been rigorously tested by the best riders in the world.

Team Sky riders have worn the Climber’s Shoes in all weather conditions, clocking up countless kilometres in the process. The result is a shoe that has become a staple item of Team Sky kit, providing exceptional performance and optimum power transfer in challenging mountainous terrain.

FEATURES

  • EC90 SLXII sole
  • ProLight™ SN footbeds
  • Fully reflective perforated synthetic leather uppers
  • Replaceable heel defenders
  • Lightweight and low-profile fasteners
  • Weight of size UK-9/US-9.5/EU-42.5: 215g

CARE INSTRUCTIONS

  • Wipe clean with a damp cloth
  • To dry, remove footbed and dry naturally
  • Do not expose to heat source
  • Do not fully immerse in water
  • Full care guide included with shoes

SIZE CONVERSION

EU UK US JAPAN
39 24
39.5 24¼
40 24¾
40.5 25
41 7 8 25¼
41.5 25¾
42 26
42.5 26¼
43 26¾
43.5 9 10 27
44 10½ 27¼
44.5 10¾ 27¾
45 10 11 28
45.5 10½ 11½ 28¼
46 11 12 28¾
46.5 11¼ 12¼ 29
47 11¾ 12¾ 29¼
48 12½ 13½ 30

BRAND SIZING:

Rapha/
Giro
Sidi Shimano Mavic Specialized Bont Fizik
39 38 38 38 37.5 38 37.5
39.5 38.5 38.5 38.5 38 38.5 38
40 39.5 39.25 39 38.5 39.5 38.5
40.5 40 39.5 39.5 39 40 39
41 40.5 40 40 39.5 40.25 39.5
41.5 41.5 40.5 41 40.5 40.5 40
42 42 41 41.25 41 41 40.5
42.5 42.5 41.5 41.5 41.25 42 41
43 43.5 42 42.5 41.75 42.5 41.5
43.5 44 42.5 43 42 42.75 42
44 44.5 43 43.25 43 43 42.5
44.5 45.5 43.5 44 43.25 44 43
45 46 44 44.5 43.5 44.25 43.5
45.5 46.5 44.5 45 44 44.5 44
46 47 45.25 45.5 44.75 45.5 44.5
46.5 48 45.5 46 45 46 45
47 49 46.5 47 46 46.5 45.75
48 50 47 47.5 46.5 47 46.5
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wicked shoes Not only do these look so cool, they fit like a glove, light, and just a pleasure to ride in!!
Date published: 2017-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Won't be missed in these I've been using the white climbers shoes for about 18 months now and getting on well with them. After I saw the reflective version I knew I would have to have them - I like to be visible while out on the bike in the dark! Like the white version before they arrive pretty stiff and they will take some wearing in/loosening up so don't buy them the week before you attempt your first century...
Date published: 2017-10-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Visually awesome Very comfortable on long rides, good fit and they look good too
Date published: 2017-10-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Shoes These are the lightest shoes that I have ever worn. The reflective nature of them means that you are very visible on the road. Very stylish, particulary when they catch rhe light.
Date published: 2017-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Light & Fast The leather is thicker than the GT shoes , so they fit different . I also notice that I had to go half an inch above my regular shoe size . I use shoe trees to keep the upper leather a bit flexible . Great looks & they feel great after the first ride.
Date published: 2017-09-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love the reflective finish Lovely pair of shoes . Very comfortable and great looking . The soles are very stiff too . Quality
Date published: 2017-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wow factor These shoes were part of the reason I got an RCC membership. They look awesome! Amazing breathability in the tropics and super comfortable. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2017-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A month in and the slipper fits! I often struggle to find shoes that fit comfortably, but these are great. Ordered 43.5 rather than 43 (normal size), but fit is perfect. Stiff as you like, but really comfortable. love the soles, but upper needs to be treated with care!
Date published: 2017-08-28
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Hi, I wear ladies size 39 specialised S Works shoes and the size chart says for Rapha 40.5 would that be correct? 

Asked by: LouW
Our size chart is accurate so the 40.5 should be the appropriate fit. If the size does not meet with your requirements then you will be able to return these to us under our 90 day returns policy.
Answered by: Rapha_MC
Date published: 2017-08-04

I am confused,my sidi wire carbon Venice size. 41 (not really very tight fit) my specialized s works 6 size 41 ( a little more looser than my sidi..both comfortable though I know it suppose to be very fitting.my question is 41.5 (rapha) is tat perfect?

Asked by: Diamond
A Climber's Shoe in 41 would be equivalent to the Sidi 41, so if you required a tighter fit, you would require a 40.5 rather than the 41.5
Answered by: Rapha_SC
Date published: 2017-07-28

Hi, I am wearing Specialized Sworks shoe size 43. What size should I wear for this? Same size as well?

Asked by: Nic Tlc
A size 44 would be the appropriate size based on this information. We have a sizing chart on the product page that highlights the sizes of most major brands against the Climbers Shoes to ensure you can select the correct pair
Answered by: Rapha_SC
Date published: 2017-07-25

How does the fit compare to Bont's? They look narrow.

Asked by: Joe Saroni
The Climber's Shoes are a slim fit. Each of our shoes has a size comparison guide for each manufacturer to give a more comprehensive idea of which shoe to select.
Answered by: Rapha_SC
Date published: 2017-07-24

Hi, Is this a grey color with black strap or silver with grey strap?

Asked by: Maxman
This shoes are a reflective grey colour with an also reflective but darker grey strap.
Answered by: sezr
Date published: 2017-05-12

Hi, do you know how these compare size wise to the Giro Trans with the EC70 sole, should I order my usual Giro size? 

Asked by: GeeCee
Hi, we recommend you order the same size as you wear in Giro shoes.
Answered by: Rapha_CD
Date published: 2016-10-31

Is the shoes waterproof ? how can i clean/maintenance after bike riding ? please advise. Best regards, Anne

Asked by: Ann Paweena
Hi, these shoes are not waterproof. Please follow the care instructions on the product page to ensure longevity of the shoes.
Answered by: Rapha_AW
Date published: 2016-09-01

Hi Rapha, these shoes are marked as NEW. What exactly is new about them comparing to the old ones? I bought the white wit grey velcro en black with pink velcro two years ago.

Asked by: BertJanss
Hi, the shoes are exactly the same as the previous model apart from the reflective treatment. The fit and sole are as the versions you mentioned.
Answered by: Rapha_CD
Date published: 2016-07-28
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