Product Overview

Overall rating:

Score 9

Pros:

  • Light weight
  • Cheapest on test
  • Broad range of adjustment

Cons:

  • Not much

Product:

Gaerne G. Futura

Manufacturer:

Price as reviewed:

£139.99

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The least expensive shoe on test, but by no means the poor relation, the G. Futura in its light reflective ‘Reflex’ finish was initially something of an eye-catching novelty.



Aside from the option of black, white or the Reflex’s unusually stylish nod towards safety, Gaerne’s mid-range road shoe keeps things simple, practical and comfortable.



Wider feet may want to go up half a size, but with strong Velcro straps and a quality ratchet that offers a broad range of adjustment, getting a secure fit is easy, further helped by a relatively deep heel cup with generous ankle support.

Verdict

Lighter than the most expensive shoes and less costly than the lightest, Gaerne has proved that less can actually be more.
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