If you're looking for an Italian-made road shoe that's light, stiff, comfortable and well-ventilated, you have several choices. Prefer one that doesn't have an Italian-sounding name? Now you're talking Northwave. Their Fighter road shoe is packed with technical features that make it ideal for serious cyclists. Even better, you won't have to fork over a big pile of Euros to get your hands on the Fighter, because your amigos at Nashbar know how much you appreciate a great value.
NRG Carbon-Reinforced Sole utilizes fiberglass-reinforced nylon and carbon powder for excellent sole stiffness
Water-resistant PU upper with Air Mesh inserts enhance stability and breathability
Airflow System is the perfect ventilation system for feet: lower vent channels fresh air inside the sole and larger side vents with soft Air Mesh provide a constant supply of fresh air
Performance Advanced Footbed with ergonomic arch support guarantees comfort and an excellent position when pedaling
Omega Heel with a rigid profile offers excellent grip, protection and stabilizes the heel even during maximum propulsion