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Fasterkatt
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BRING THE RAIN. BRING THE COLD. WE'LL BRING THE COMFORT.

Designed specifically for wet winter cycling and cyclocross athletes, the Fasterkatt is the ultimate solution for water resistance, moisture regulation, and comfort in a performance cycling shoe. Constructed with a waterproof membrane and rubberized textile shell that extends above the ankle, the Fasterkatt delivers unrivaled weather protection in the wettest and muddiest of conditions. Our proprietary insole is built with arch support and uses heat-reflective aluminum with wool felt to keep feet warm. The Fasterkatt is also the first cycling shoe to use microglass rubber technology to enhance surface traction while walking or running on slippery surfaces (2-bolt MTB version only). Say goodbye to shoe covers. Say hello to Fasterkatt.

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SPECIFICATIONS

FEATURES
Waterproof-breathable membrane for moisture control, above-ankle height for water splash protection, water-resistant zipper, available with 2-bolt MTB or 3-bolt road outsoles.
UPPER
Rubberized textile, stretch poly, fleece, suede microfiber, durable polyurethane mudguard
INSOLE
Waffled foam to trap heat, reflective aluminum, wool felt, sculpted for arch support
OUTSOLE
2-Bolt MTB Version: Real rubber, anti-slip micro-glass filament lugs, 2-bolt MTB cleat compatible; 3-Bolt ROAD Version: Fiberglass-injected, high-impact nylon outsole.
MIDSOLE
Fiberglass-injected nylon with high impact resistance
CLOSURE
Cord lace inner boot closure, durable #8 YKK Aquaguard coil zipper (new for 2015).
SIZES
Men’s Standard Width 36-50 (no size 49)
LAST
Performance last designed for rigorous training and competition positions the foot for optimal energy transfer, with a roomy forefoot that provides comfort for longer rides.
SUGGESTED TEMPERATURE RANGE
25°F (-3°C) – 45°F (7°C)

TECHNOLOGY

Waterproof-breathable Membrane
An ultra-thin sheet of microporous material behind our textile shells keeps you dry and warm in the harshest weather conditions. Liquid water molecules from outside of the garment are larger than vapor molecules created by body heat from the inside. The microscopic pores are smaller than liquid water molecules, but larger than vapor molecules. As a result, waterproof-breathable membranes stop liquid from the outside, but release vapor from the inside for thermal and moisture regulation.
Anti-Slip Microglass Rubber
Microscopic glass fibers are electrostatically aligned in the rubber compound to create abrasive protruding shards. These shards are the microglass filaments that create friction on slippery surfaces such as ice, wet wood, wet linoleum and wet metal found on many stairs and floors. This friction is achieved by breaking through the layer of surface liquid between your rubber sole and the ground.

SIZING

Foot Measurement

Step 1: Tape a sheet of paper flat to the floor. Trace the shape of your right foot on the paper and draw a line marking the furthest points between toe and heel as illustrated right (A and B).

Step 2: Measure the length between points A and B using a ruler.

Step 3: Repeat the above steps for your left foot and compare the measurements.

Step 4: Use the longest of the two measurements to determine your size on the Size Conversion Chart.

ATTENTION: for the most precise measurements it is important to use three-digit measurements. For example, 292mm or 29.2cm is recommended. 29cm is NOT recommended for reasons of fit and sizing accuracy.

Size Conversion Chart
mm Euro US Men’s US Women’s
224.5–227 36 5
227.5–234 37 6
234.5–240 38 4.5 7
240.5–246 39 5 8
246.5–253 40 6 9
253.5–260 41 7 10
260.5–266 42 8 11
266.5–273 43 9 12
273.5–280 44 10
280.5–286 45 11
286.5–293 46 12
293.5–300 47 13
300.5–306 48 13.5
306.5–316 50 15