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Ride Concepts VICE Shoe – FIRST LOOK!

Ride Concepts VICE Shoe – FIRST LOOK!

Vice fills the void for a technical bike shoe with a modern, low profile aesthetic and lifestyle component at an affordable price point. Competitor offerings in this category have been stagnant, continuing to rely on outdated, old school designs, non-technical fits and minimal performance features.

Ride Concepts VICE shoes have been developed with dirt jump, slopestyle and BMX athletes who value pedal feel and compliance above all else. The Vice introduces the RC Fuzion outsole, an inverse, gradient diameter hexagon pattern designed to bring the pedal closer to the rider.

Sloped-angle inverse hexagons, varying in diameter from 9mm at the toe and heel to 7mm at the pedal contact area, allow the pedal to “inject” into the outsole for unrivalled sensitivity. Knowing your vices brings you closer to your obsession. Accepting them make you invincible.

ride concepts vice shoe review

RC Fuzion outsole sloped-angle inverse hexagons. That’s a mouthful!
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ride concepts vice shoe review

Rubber Kinetics DST 6.0 HIGH GRIP rubber outsole.
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ride concepts vice shoe review

Now is that a good looking shoe or what?
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Features

  • RC Fuzion outsole features sloped-angle inverse hexagons, varying in diameter from 9mm at the toe and heel to 7mm at the pedal contact area. 
  • Rubber Kinetics DST 6.0 HIGH GRIP rubber outsole.
  • Suede upper is durable and protective.
  • Cup outsole design features 3mm EVA for additional shock absorption and comfort.
  • Perforated ventilation for breathability.
  • Internal TPU toe protection.
  • Fully gusseted tongue prohibits the intake of dirt and debris.
  • D3O High Impact Zone Technology insole absorbs impact and reduces fatigue.
ride concepts vice shoe review

New shoe day, soon?
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Where to Buy / Price

The Ride Concepts VICE shoe will be available from 18th of June, online and in stores.

Men’s:                   $204.95 RRP

Women’s:             $204.95 RRP

Youth:                  $169.95 RRP


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