Verdict from 53 user reviews

9 reasons to buy

  • The Merrell Roust Revel, according to a majority of the reviewers, is an extremely comfortable shoe.
  • Most reviewers said that the shoe is very light.
  • Some reviewers are highly-appreciative of the shoe’s design.
  • A reviewer said that the Merrell Roust Revel is by far the best-looking vegan sneakers he has seen.
  • The mesh lining of the shoe gives off a breathable feeling for the foot.
  • The M-Select FRESH anti-microbial agents of the shoe reduce the odor and provide a hygienic feel.
  • The M-Select GRIP feature of the shoe provides ground stability.
  • Multiple colorways of the shoe are available to choose from.
  • The shoe is budget-friendly.

4 reasons not to buy

  • A few reviewers complained about the sole of the shoe wearing out easily.
  • A reviewer claimed that the shoe is too narrow.
  • A buyer said that the shoe is too stiff for biking.
  • One reviewer said that the shoe is not really a good choice during wet weathers.

Bottom line

As a cycling shoe, the Merrell Roust Revel, manages to balance both comfort and performance for the wearer. The shoe is specialized with a bike-specific technology that provides pedalling efficiency. Rigidity, arch support, and flexibility are provided by the molded and contoured lasting board of the shoe. The thin comfort tongue and the slightly padded collar give off an additional comfort and breathable feeling for the foot.

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The lace-up closure of the Merrell Roust Revel provides an optimal fit for the foot. The shoe is sold in men’s size from size 7 to size 15. It can run a bit bigger on some so going down a size is a good option.

The Merrell Roust Revel represents the combination of a casual sneaker and a cycling shoe. Though designed as a cycling sneaker, one can never deny the multiple functions of the shoe. One can pair it up with casual attire and use it as day-to-day footwear. It can also complement gym attire when one goes for their usual training routine. With its sleek appearance, the shoe can go well with a pair of jeans or an athletic get-up.

The over-all design of the Merrell Roust Revel is what has received the most praises from the buyers. The wearers highly appreciate the simple yet stylish design in different colorway choices of the shoe. The comfort provided by the shoe has also been what the buyers loved about the shoe. They loved how they can stay comfortable all-day wearing the shoe.

Merrell yet designed another cycling-inspired shoe in the form of the Merrell Roust Revel. The shoe is basically created to provide long-lasting comfort and provide the needs of a commuter during cycling activities. The shoe is another iteration of the Merrell Roust shoe along with the Merrell Roust Fury, Merrell Roust Fume, and Merrell Roust Frenzy.

  • A vegan-friendly sneaker.
  • The shoe has an EVA removable footbed.
  • Weight of the shoe: 7.8oz
  • A woven fabric upper with thin minimal synthetic overlays are observed.
  • Traditional lace closure is provided.
Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny McLoughlin is a researcher for RunRepeat covering football, sneakers and running. After graduating with a degree in computer science from The University of Strathclyde, Danny makes sure never to miss a game of his beloved Glasgow Rangers or the Scotland national football team. He has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.