Who should buy the Fizik Tempo Overcurve R5

The Fizik Tempo Overcurve R5 is designed and created to withstand all types of paved roads. It is a solid option if you:

  • Need a shoe that has Tempo technology which is mainly applied to top-tier road models.
  • Need a shoe that has developed to aid the wearer in having the most pleasant ride possible.
  • Need a shoe that has a lockdown governed by the combination of a BOA dial and a micro Velcro strap for on-the-fly adjustments.

Fizik Tempo Overcurve R5 Logo

R5 nylon composite outsole

Equipped with the R5 nylon composite outsole, it provides a supple and comfortable feel without compromising power transfer. This balance makes the shoe ideal for long rides.

Fizik Tempo Overcurve R5 R5 nylon composite outsole

Traditional three-bolt road system

The Fizik Tempo Overcurbe R5 road cycling shoe makes use of the traditional three-bolt road system. It is usually referred to as SPD-SL or Look pedals. Here are some of the best road pedals you can try with this shoe: Look Keo 2 Max Blade 12, Shimano Ultegra R8000, and Time Xpresso 15.

Fizik Tempo Overcurve R5 Traditional three-bolt road system

Comfortable and durable

This pair utilizes the Microtex material for its upper. It uses the finest microfiber fabric and is very comfortable and durable.

Fizik Tempo Overcurve R5 Comfortable

The Tempo Overcurve R5’s closure is powered by a combination of a micro-adjustable BOA IP1-B dial and a micro Velcro strap. The dial governs the mid and ankle areas of the foot. It can be tightened in increments while lifting it will instantly loosen the laces. Lastly, the micro Velcro strap cinches the forefoot region.

Fizik’s Overcurve technology

Employed with Fizik’s Overcurve technology, this shoe’s construction features a staggered collar that wraps around the ankle. It is built to trace the natural asymmetrical shape of the two bony protrusions in the ankle.

Fizik Tempo Overcurve R5 Fizik’s Overcurve technology

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 9oz
Use: Road
Cleat design: 3 holes
Closure: Velcro, BOA
Features: Look Delta
Material: Carbon composite sole

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Author
Rhys Smith
Rhys Smith

Rhys is an expert in all things cycling and bicycles who at a young age pursued the dream of becoming a professional cyclist by racing for a French and then Belgian road racing team at the Elite level. He is heavily involved in the cycling scene and runs one of Australia’s highest-rated online bicycle parts stores. He’s THE expert when it comes to testing cycling shoes.