Pearl Izumi's X-Project 2.0 MTB Shoes: a whole new world of efficiency, speed, and comfort. Whether you're riding the trail, racing cyclocross or hiking and running, the 2.0s are ready for action with supportive and durable uppers with excellent ventilation, EVA foam heel pads for cushioning, seamless toe boxes that flex just right, and Pearl's 1:1 Anatomic P.R.O. triple strap closures for achieving the ultimate fit and feel. And, for top performance, there are unidirectional carbon plates inside the soles that maximize your pedaling power while flexing enough for comfortable walking and running, too. You also get grippy rubber treads laid over hollow lugs for exceptional traction with no weight penalty. And, Pearl's 1:1 Insole System with Total Tune Performance Inserts for added efficiency and comfort.