Summary

We spent 6.9 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what cyclers think:

7 reasons to buy

  • Most reviewers find the Nike SuperRep Cycle to be very comfortable.
  • According to numerous consumers, this indoor cycling shoe's style is captivating and appealing.
  • Several users love the shoe's lightweight feel.
  • The SuperRep Cycle's breathability astounds a handful of cyclists.
  • Some owners laud the pair's high-quality materials and design.
  • A couple of enthusiasts say the footwear's sole is responsive.
  • A wearer delights at the compliments she receives from strangers.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Some users claim they can feel the cleats as the ride progresses.
  • A user finds the tongue placed a little too high on the top of her foot.

Bottom line

The Nike SuperRep Cycle is an indoor bike shoe engineered to deliver comfort and breathability. Its modern style and compatibility with major cleat systems captured enthusiasts' attention.

The level of power transfer won't satisfy elite cyclists, but this clientele isn't the target market of the shoe. Despite a few minor misfires, the pair's wide toe box, excellent airflow, comfort and versatility might be a good addition to your collection.

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Who is it for? The Nike SuperRep Cycle is a bike shoe recommended to cyclists who value the following things:

  • Stylishly unique indoor bike shoes
  • Versatile cleat design
  • Excellent airflow and comfort
  • If you've been waiting to wear Nikes on a bike
  • New outdoor cyclists who want to switch to a cleated pedal

What is it for? These cycling shoes are designed for indoor cycling. It can be used for either Peloton or Zwift indoor bike design. But it can also be used for outdoor recovery rides.

Traction. Rubber pads are strategically placed on the heel and toe areas to provide grip while walking on studio floors.

Breathable. The outsole also features air ventilation pockets that work in conjunction with the mesh upper to allow excellent airflow.

Power transfer. An external plate is placed in the cleat area to govern pedaling efficiency. The level of power transfer is enough for indoor cycling and casual rides.

The Nike SuperRep Cycle employs both two- and three-bolt cleat systems. It is compatible with both Look Delta and SPD pedals. If you choose to use the three-bolt design, these are the pedals you can try: Shimano Ultegra PD-R8000, Time Xpro 12 and Garmin Vector 3 Power Meter.

If you choose to use the two-bolt design, the pedals you can try are Shimano XTR M9020, Crank Brothers Mallet E and Nukeproof Horizon CS CrMo.

Allover ventilation. This breathable bike shoe keeps the top of the foot feeling cool via its lightweight mesh upper material. It works together with the vent pockets in the outsole.

Lockdown. The foot is kept in place by two hook-and-loop straps. One strap governs the forefoot area while the second one tightens the opening of the shoe. These straps can be easily adjusted even while on the saddle.

This closure system also allows easy on and off as the entrance can be opened wide and a heel pull tab is also provided.

Seamless support. Reinforcements are applied with no seams to offer support sans the rubbing and hot spots.

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