New Specialized 2FO Gravity Shoes and Slaughter DH Tire

New Specialized 2FO Gravity Shoes and Slaughter DH Tire

13/08/2014
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13/08/2014

During the Demo Carbon 2015 press launch, Specialized showed us the new 2FO shoes and a new DH tire.

2FO Flat

 

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– Slipnot™ rubber compound developed in our tire lab to optimize shoe to pedal connectivity

– Directional sharkskin tread profile grips pedals, with open rear hex pattern for traction

– Injection molded toe kick, anti-tear toe, and high side cuff for lightweight armoring

– Air mesh upper construction adds protection while quickly shedding water weight

– Smooth thermobonded upper for lightweight durability and a snag-free profile

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– Cushioned EVA midsole is sealed with a protective skin for support and tear resistance

– Body Geometry equipped to optimize comfort and performance

– Lacelock™ elastic keeps laces in place and clear of snags. Extra set of color laces included

– Relaxed-fit for a balance of pedal feel and off-bike comfort

– Approximately 395g (1/2 pair 9US/42EU)

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2FO Clip

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– Landing Strip cleat pocket is optimized for effortless foot-out riding style with platform clippedals. Dual durometer sole uses firm rubber to control clip-in, and softer rubber for toe and heel traction

– Stiff Lollipop™ 3/4 cycling plate for high performance pedaling sits in a bed of EVA to soften landings and keep off-bike traction high

– Injection molded toe kick, anti-tear toe, and high side cuff for lightweight armoring

– Air mesh upper construction adds protection while quickly shedding water weight

– Smooth thermobonded upper for lightweight durability and a snag-free profile

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– Cushioned EVA midsole is sealed with a protective skin for support and tear resistance

– Body Geometry equipped to optimize comfort and performance

– Lacelock™ elastic keeps laces in place and clear of snags. Extra set of color laces included

– Relaxed-fit for a balance of pedal feel and off-bike comfort

– 2-bolt cleat pattern for compatibility with all major pedals

– Approximately 450g (1/2 pair 9US/42EU)

Curtis Keene used the Clip model during the Whistler EWS last weekend:

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Slaughter DH

Again, Curtis Keene has been using this tire during the Whistler EWS:

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The Slaughter provides riders with a tire option that rolls fast and still offers confident cornering. A low-profile center tread ensures low-rolling resistance and secure braking, while tall side knobs provide the bite needed for cornering traction.

– Casing: 60 TPI, Dual Ply

– Compound: Base 70a / Top 42a

– Bead: wire

– Pinch Protection: Butyl Inserts at bead

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