A well-fitting, ventilated and comfy pair of bike shoes is essential for maximising power transfer from foot to pedal. Fit is the key here, so try before buying.
TR5 £109.99 Excellent comfort, very breathable, top value. Issue 354 madison.co.uk
T-4 Air Carbon £170 Impressive shoe, good price, but better fit on wider feet. Issue 354 saddleback.co.uk
Tri-400 £254.99 Tri-specific details and fast and efficient, but size up. Issue 354 garneau.com
Aria R3 £264.99 Not cheap but extremely comfy and beautifully made. Issue 354 extrauk.co.uk
RC Ultimate £349 Great comfort, energy transfer and fit – fantastic shoes. Issue 354 scott-sports.com