Boost Performance, Comfort, and Ventilation With Shimano Indoor Cycling Shoes
Whether you’re just getting started with indoor cycling or looking to up your game at the next studio class, choosing the best cycling shoes for you can transform the experience. Shimano's indoor-specific cycling shoes help increase power transfer from your feet to the pedals, resulting in better speed and comfort. They also deliver extra ventilation and sweat-wicking materials to keep your feet cool and dry, even during the hardest, hottest studio efforts.
Shimano IC (Indoor Cycling) shoes are offered in a wide range of sizes for both men and women and deliver different performance features and budget considerations, so you can choose just the right pair of shoes that will maximize performance while keeping costs low.
IC5 and IC5 Women’s - Taking Indoor Cycling Performance to a New Level
Time is valuable. Whether at work or at play, you strive to get the most out of every day. And indoor cycling workouts are no exception. For those who take these intense sessions seriously, Shimano's top-of-the-line IC5 indoor cycling shoe features the revolutionary FUZE technology to help prevent odor build-up and keep you feeling fresh long into the ride.
No matter where you ride, efficient power transfer is critical to cycling success. Thanks to a stiff full-length, reinforced plate along the IC5 sole, you can rest assured there’s no wasted energy between you and your bike. The refined fit and solid pedaling platform of the IC5 helps you achieve that coveted maximum efficiency, getting the most watts out of every pedal stroke.
SHIMANO's IC5 indoor cycling shoes are the first shoe of its kind to incorporate innovative FUZE™ technology. This treatment contains biocide substances that permanently adhere to surfaces, offering protection against odors and helping extend the life of your shoe. FUZE™ is also proven to speed evaporation, further enhancing the cooling effect of these best-in-class indoor cycling shoes. So, ditch that funky locker room smell and instead clip in for every workout feeling fresh and ready to perform at your best.
Constructed with a soft and breathable mesh upper, the SHIMANO IC5 shoe wraps your foot for a comfortable and secure fit while also wicking away sweat and drawing air in. Reduced foot movement means less wasted energy, and along with the BOA L6K closure system and wide instep strap, your foot will stay glued in place even when you’re putting out maximum power.
With an easy twist of the dial, the BOA makes micro-adjustments that tighten or loosen the shoe to help you find the perfect fit every time. And when your cycling session is done, simply pull the BOA dial to release the shoe for a quick change, so you can get on with your day.
The IC5 inspires confidence off the bike, too. Developed specifically for indoor use and compatible with 2-hole SPD cleats, these shoes utilize a grippy, full-length rubber outsole and a recessed cleat that sits flush with the sole to make walking on slick, sweat-splattered fitness studio floors worry-free.
Mixed Last Design
The IC5 indoor cycling shoes utilize a mixed last construction designed for a wide range of foot shapes and sizes. They come in women's sizes 36-41 and men's 42-48 for a superior, custom-like fit.
IC2 and IC2 Women’s – Walkability and Ventilation for Everyday Workouts
Answering the indoor cycling community's call for increased stability on and off the bike, SHIMANO's IC2 shoe features a recesses 2-bolt cleat design and full-length rubber sole for improved walking stability. The lightweight IC2 shoe also features SHIMANO’s class-leading breathable surround upper design that offers impressive ventilation and comfort for a wide range of foot shapes and sizes. Designed for sweating it out in your home workout room, the $110 SHIMANO IC2 also delivers on the performance and durability needs of any indoor cyclist.
To improve stability off the bike and make walking across the studio or across your living room easier, SHIMANO’s IC2 shoe features a recesses cleat area that is compatible with 2-bolt SPD cleats. Not only is the SPD cleat smaller in profile, but the recessed mounting area tucks the cleat out of the way, so you feel like you're walking on normal ground.
For even more off-the-bike stability, the IC2 shoe features a full-length rubber sole that keeps you planted to the ground even on slick studio floors. The rubber is durable and won’t wear down easily, but it'll help keep you upright even if you're late to class and hustling to find your bike.
Slipper-Like Fit for the Hardest Workouts
The IC2's mesh upper construction provides exceptional breathability as well as a slipper-like fit that cradles the foot for optimized comfort and stability. Providing support and structure to this soft upper design is Shimano's Cross Strap Closure System which utilizes a single strap to control the shoe's volume so riders can dial in their perfect fit. The strap travels across the toe box and then reaches over the shoe's instep, delivering rigidity and structure to help hold the foot in place while maximizing comfort.
Mixed-Last Sizing for Men and Women
SHIMANO IC2 shoes utilize a mixed-last sizing design that is based on foot size rather than wholly focusing on gender. Smaller IC2 shoes (size 36-41) feature a narrower last similar to other Shimano women's specific fits, while larger shoes (42-48) offer a wider last closer to men’s or unisex designs.
Pumped Up Ventilation
Purpose-built for indoor cycling, where conditions quickly become sweltering with the heat and humidity of a packed studio class, the SHIMANO IC2 shoe delivers class-leading breathability. The mesh upper construction promotes airflow and ventilation across the top of the shoe and also offers quick-drying capabilities – an important feature for cycling studios or riders who routinely jump on the bike for their daily workouts.
Shimano delivers the mic-drop of affordable indoor shoes with the $100 IC1 shoe. A complete mesh upper construction delivers both unmatched ventilation and quick drying properties while Shimano's Cross Strap Closure and Adaptable Arch Support wrap the foot so riders can optimize personal fit and stability. Originally designed for studio use and the rental-shoe market, Shimano's budget-friendly IC1 shoes are as apt for the studio as they are in your own workout hub at home.
Adaptable Fit, Ultimate Comfort
The IC1’s mesh upper construction provides exceptional breathability as well as a sock-like fit that cradles the foot for optimized comfort and stability. Providing support and structure to this soft upper design is Shimano’s Cross Strap Closure System that utilizes a single strap to control the shoe’s volume so riders can dial in their perfect fit. The strap travels across the toe box and then reaches over the shoe’s instep, delivering rigidity and structure to help hold the foot in place while maximizing comfort.
Additional reinforcement comes with SHIMANO’s Adaptable Arch Support that works in coordination with the Cross Strap Closure System. Pulling the strap to tighten the shoe, the upper wraps around the foot and enhances the shoe’s arch support for a truly personalized fit.
Mixed-Last Sizing for Men and Women
SHIMANO IC1 shoes utilize a mixed-last sizing design for targeted fit based on foot size rather than gender. Smaller IC1 shoes (size 36-41) feature a narrower last similar to other Shimano women's specific fits, while larger shoes (42-50) offer a wider last closer to men's or unisex designs. It's also the only true indoor cycling shoe available up to size 50 (US size 14).
Pumped Up Ventilation
With trickle-down technology from the IC5 and IC2 shoes, the IC1 offers class-leading ventilation at an impressive price point. The shoe features intake ports at the front that channel air across the foot to keep things cool and comfortable, no matter how sweltering the studio gets. It also features a mesh upper construction with quick-dry capabilities, so your shoes will be dry and ready for tomorrow's workout.
More Pedal and Cleat Compatibility
The IC1 shoe delivers double the cleat compatibility with both 2- and 3-bolt (SPD and SPD-SL) cleat mounts. While SPD pedals remain standard across the industry, indoor studios and at-home bikes now offer both pedal options. With the IC1 shoes, riders can easily set up or switch their pedaling system to suit different studios or indoor bike compatibilities.
Whether using SPD or SPD-SL pedals, the IC1 shoes offer great walking stability. The wide, stable heel pad keeps riders planted on the ground when crossing the treacherous, slick studio floors pre-and post-workout. The snug, slipper-like fit also hugs your foot for added stability on and off the bike.
Having the right indoor cycling shoe for you makes a world of difference. It is an investment in yourself and your future rides, so invest in something that will make you feel comfortable and provide you with the performance benefits you deserve. Whatever type of indoor cyclist you are, there is a Shimano cycling shoe for you - so go ahead, get the right shoe, head to the studio, and hit those PRs.