Northwave 2017 Flash Carbon


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Northwave 2017 Flash Carbon
  • Northwave 2017 Flash Carbon
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Description of Northwave Flash Carbon Road Shoe 

The Northwave Flash Carbon shoe has an ultra-snug fitting upper with BioMap Aero Overlap construction and micro perforations which reduces aerodynamic drag. It is equipped with a carbon sole with a stiffness index of 10.

It is compatible with the NW Speedplay adapter for the lowest stack height between foot and pedal. The adapter is not included in the scope of supply.

Speedplay Adaptor (not included in the delivery): The shortest distance between foot and pedal on the market. Northwave developed and patented, in collaboration with Speedplay, an exclusive adaptor that provides maximum power transmission on pedals, thanks to the reduced thickness of just 0,5mm rather the 3mm of the traditional Speedplay adaptors. Made of nylon with a thin aluminum plate (it saves 8,5gr) it allows to respect the natural anatomy of the sole keeping minimized the distance between the foot and the pedal in any position. Without adding bulk and weight as it occurs in systems without the adaptor.

Ultralight Carbon Sole: Carbon Light sole made of carbon and fibreglass with a stiffness index of 10.0 and 4 vents for constant airflow.

Integrated heel system: Integrated heel system containing directional fibre prevents any slipping.

Northwave created their BioMap products after extensive testing on famous athletes. In response to bio-mechanical analysis, they have developed products that work in perfect synergy with the body’s natural movement during athletic activity: The positioning of seams and the cut design guarantee an excellent fit, the best comfort, the best performance and the most efficient use of an athlete’s muscles. Materials are selected for comfort, transpiration and protection where necessary. The main goal of BioMap product line is to make your body work more efficiently so you can deliver your best performance. BioMap by Northwave, engineered and developed on cyclists.

Regular Fit: Tests on hundreds of feet and countless trials have created the perfect shape for transferring 100% of your power straight to the pedals. The toe is designed to be just the right size to prevent any numbness, while the slightly set-back instep and the special snug-fitting design of the heel hold the foot in place during every pedal stroke and prevent any slipping.

S.L.W. 2: Maximum precision and usability. The side button offers dual functionality: press the button for micrometric release, or lift the button to instantly undo the shoe completely. The ergonomic shape of the ratchet base matches the shape of the foot for added comfort, while the size and minimized weight plus the outer soft-touch covering make it easier and better to grip. It features wires that harness the best technologies used in sailing, and can be easily replaced using the spare parts kit.