The Road RC shoes are Scott’s newest premium road kicks In case you didn’t know, Scott makes literally (not really) everything. From motorbike backpacks, to ski goggles and running shoes, to cycling helmets and bikes, no matter what adventure you seek, it’s a safe bet you can find something from the Swiss outdoor juggernaut. Even within cycling, you can outfit yourself from head to toe in Scott equipment.
As far as cycling shoes go, Scott doesn’t command the same reputation as the likes of Specialized , Giro, or Sidi, though perhaps it should. The Road RC shoes are packed full of high tech features and made with premium materials – and they ride pretty well too.
As Scott’s flagship road shoe, the RCs feature a stiffness index of 10 – the highest on Scott’s scale. The stiffness is on par with my personal pair of Giro Empires (size EU 44) and noticeably stiffer than the Northwave Extreme Tech Plus (EU 44) though they’re roughly 30g heavier than both. At 534g, the RCs, also size 44, are middle of the road in weight, put into the shade by the feathery new 440g (size 43) S-Works 6 road shoe, but lighter than […]