2011 Gaerne G.Akira Winter Cycling Shoe for Road and Mountain Biking
New for 2011 is the Gaerne G.Akira (road) and G.Artix (mountain) winter cycling shoes for riding in extreme cold and wet conditions. Both road bike and mountain bike versions use the same upper, just different soles.
It features a completely waterproof outer covering and a double soft inner liner of Thinsulate and Pile. The closure system combines both laces and a triple Velcro strap. The insole is removable, anatomic, lined, and perforated to allow air circulation. These shoes are available now in sizes 39-48. MSRP is $289.99.
UPDATED: Jump past the break for photos of the lacing system and the Artix MTB version…