Testing the Chrome Kursk Pro-SPD Shoes

We just received the Chrome Kursk Pro-SPD Shoes a few days ago and I’m looking forward to testing it. It’s a mix of street styled shoes with the functionality of SPD’s. I love the way they look, kinda matches our race team colors.
Chrome shoes

Specs:

Weight: 2.25 lb.

Fabric: 1,000 denier Cordura

Product Source: Guangzhou, China

Features:

  • 1,000 denier Cordura with back-padding
  • 100% vulcanized construction
  • Low profile design
  • Compatibility with most clipless pedal systems
  • Full-length nylon shank plate for added riding rigidity
  • Built-in foot rocker for added walking ease and comfort
  • Board lasted sole with Polyurethane slam pad to eliminate pedal hot spot
  • Skid resistant contact rubber on the sole
  • Durable rubber heel cup with reflective safety hit
  • Lace garage so laces don’t get caught in your chainring
  • Steel aglets to keep laces from fraying

From the way it looks, Chrome originally designed these for the urban commuter and bicycle messengers. I figured, what better way to test their durability than to test it through mountain biking!
Chrome shoes

Stay tuned for a full review of the Chrome Kursk Pro-SPD Shoes.

About the author

RL Policar is an avid mountain biker and the Editor In-Chief of MtnBikeRiders.com and BikeCommuters.com. Between the two sites, he's published well over 4,000 articles (and growing).