2013’s Ultimate Tri Gear

  • By Aaron Hersh
  • Published Sep 6, 2012
  • Updated Oct 31, 2014 at 4:39 PM UTC
Photo: Aaron Hersh

Shoes: Giro Empire
Progression: Brining back laces

Shoelaces on a road cycling shoe aren’t exactly new, but Giro’s lace-up shoes meet the performance needs of American cycling sensation Taylor Phinney, who raced in the Empire this summer. If they’re good enough for Phinney to race, they’re probably good enough for your Saturday group ride, and they look phenomenal. They’re sure to get attention and questions on group rides.

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Aaron Hersh

Aaron Hersh

Aaron Hersh is the Senior Tech Editor of Triathlete magazine. To submit a question, write Aaron at

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