SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giro’s new high-end road shoes — the men’s Factor Techlace and women’s Factress Techlace — each feature a new closure system that combines laces with a Boa dial closure.
The brand says the combination is lightweight and offers the fit advantages of laces with the on-the-fyl adjustment of the Boa dial. The company said a size 42.5 weighs 210 grams.
“Since we launched Giro footwear five years ago, riders have come to expect Giro to continually raise the bar,” said Simon Fisher, Giro’s senior product marketing manager. “From the original Factor, which set a new standard for fit and comfort, to the Empire, which has spawned countless imitations of its high-performance laced style, Giro has always been one step ahead of the competition. With the new Factor Techlace we’ve continued our tradition of innovation, replacing D-rings and other hardware with our patent-pending Techlace system with laces that are easily replaceable and provide a suppler feel across the forefoot.
“We’ve also partnered with Boa to achieve fast, intuitive adjustment at the top of the instep with their premium IP1 dial for loosening and tightening in 1mm increments. With classic Giro fit enabled by our adjustable …read more