Warm, comfortable feet are essential for an enjoyable ride. Exposed to the elements and right in the line of fire of front wheel spray and mud, your feet are under constant attack throughout the off-season. With most cycling shoes designed to keep your feet cool and well ventilated, a good pair of overshoes is crucial to keep your toes toasty on those cold and often wet winter rides. With all that in mind, Scotland’s Endura has just launched an impressive line-up of overshoes to suit a variety of riding styles, climate, and weather. Here’s everything you need to know.
Pro Slick Road Overshoe
This is the star in Endura’s overshoe line-up when it comes to packing size. It’s the choice when you’re not sure about the weather, as you can easily slip the pair into your jersey pocket. Made from a waterproof and windproof high stretch PU body fabric with a taped center seam, this overshoe provides weather protection for mild to slightly chilly conditions. It opens at the heel with a YKK zip and a silicone gripper keeps it snug around the ankle. Available in high-vis green, white or black. MSRP $42.50. Sizes: S, M, L, XL
Road II Overshoe
This carryover has received a facelift and new graphics. The insulated Road Overshoe II is an all-arounder that can be worn from fall through spring in cold and/or wet weather. Waterproof neoprene fabric with a welded center seam provides warmth and an excellent fit, while the hardwearing base adds to the durability. The Neoprene meets and butts behind the heel zip to improve water-tightness. MSRP $50. Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL
Freezing Point Overshoe
As the name suggests, this brand new overshoe is designed to keep your foot temperature regulated when it gets really cold. The Freezing Point Overshoe is made from fleece-lined neoprene to trap warmth inside and leave water and wind outside. It closes at the rear with a super durable and easy to use zip and Velcro\ heel tab for a snug fit. The hardwearing Kevlar base and stitching add to the longevity of this winter weather beater. Reflective logos and rear zip tape are strategically positioned to maximize reflectivity when pedalling. MSRP $70. Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL
MT500 II MTB Overshoe
The overhauled MT500 Overshoe II features a Neoprene upper, hard wearing Kevlar sole and stitching, and a molded rubber toe cap with ridged underside to help when climbing steep and/or muddy slopes. The rear zip, often the Achilles heel of an overshoe, has been upgraded to a durable, molded Vislon version, for smoother action and longer lifespan for an overshoe that sees a lot of mud. MSRP $50. Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL
Gaiter Commuter Overshoe
The Gaiter Overshoe is geared toward commuters and is designed to keep water, wind, and grit out. The added length gives that invaluable bit of extra protection to stay comfortable during your commute. This gaiter-style bootie with lots of adjustment is suitable for a variety of footwear and cleats, so you are not limited to cycling shoes. It is made from durable waterproof 3 layer fabric and features a robust 3 layer nylon sole, full length Velcro closure at the rear, and elasticated stirrups. Reflective logos and panels enhance visibility for added safety on the road. MSRP $50. Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL
For more information visit www.endurasport.com.