SOURCE: Trek Bicycles

February 17, 2006 07:00 ET

New Nike Shoes Debut in California -- High Steppin' With George & Tom

WATERLOO, WI -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 17, 2006 -- It had to happen sometime. Lance couldn't race forever. With his retirement comes the opportunity for new riders to step into his shoes and carry-on that winning American tradition. Those two riders are Discovery Channel team riders George Hincapie and Tom Danielson -- the undisputed heirs to Lance's throne.

Nike Lance Limited Edition 10//2

When they start the Tour of California this year, both George and Tom will be wearing the latest in high performance Nike cycling footwear, the Lance Limited Edition. This is the same shoe that was developed for Lance to win his seventh, and final, Tour de France.

* New design replicates the latest design features that Lance used to win the 2005 Tour de France.

* 656 grams

* New Nike V-Spine high modulus, full length carbon fiber outsole for increased power output.

* Lightweight nylon ratcheting buckle yields an unprecedented, tunable fit.

* Pebax Nylon Cage fully integrates the heel cup, strap and buckle insuring every movement goes directly into the pedal to maximize efficiency and power.

* Price: $ 320

Nike Poggio 4 UL

When it comes to performance cycling, every serious cyclist wants a shoe that's not only light, but one that transmits every ounce of pedaling energy into the drivetrain. However, long days in the saddle also make comfort as premium a feature as stiffness. Nike's new Poggio 4 UL is all of these things. From the beautifully constructed V-Spine carbon fiber sole to the highly breathable, one-piece upper made from advanced Nike Skin material, the Poggio is the lightweight leader in the Pro peloton.

Features:

* 460 grams per pair.

* New Nike Skin upper material combine the lightweight KNG100 with Technora aramid fiber for unequaled support and strength in a lighter weight material.

* New Nike V-Spine high modulus, full length carbon fiber outsole for increased power output.

* Dual density PE insole with increased arch support, a cupped heel, a Poron HD foam forefoot pad to absorb vibration.

* Available in either black or chrome.

* Price: $199

Contact Information

  • Contact: Lee Jones
    Nike Cycling Brand Manager
    (920) 478-2191
    Email Contact