Pearl Izumi's Women's Elite MTB II Shoes provide outstanding comfort, durability and pedaling efficiency. They boast anatomically shaped nylon/composite soles with carbon Elite MTB 1:1 Power Plates for excellent support and stiffness. And, for comfort the uppers are lightweight and breathable, while the Elite 1:1 Heel Cups hold your feet in place for excellent power transfer. The 1:1 Anatomic Buckle Closures are designed around the form of your body to dial in a perfect fit. These sweet shoes sport toe caps for protection and durability, and grippy treads for maximum traction.