Verdict from 85 user reviews

5 reasons to buy

  • Multiple reviews about the Pearl Izumi Quest Road tell of the shoe's impeccable comfort.
  • When it comes to looks, this road cycling shoe is deemed to be stylish, according to numerous purchasers.
  • This pair's 2- and 3-bolt cleat design makes for a versatile bike shoe, say several cyclists. Some users add that they use it for indoor cycling.
  • The Quest Road's triple Velcro strap closure allows for easy putting on and take off, which many commenters appreciate.
  • A couple of cyclists love the reflective elements of this Pearl Izumi shoe.

1 reasons not to buy

  • A reviewer claims that the cleat markings are not super clear, which she also says just takes time to get used to.

Bottom line

If you value a sleek and minimal design yet require efficient performance in your road shoe, the Quest Road should be in your options. This offering employs only the essential features needed for leisurely road rides. Its comfort, efficient energy transfer, and versatility make it a recommended shoe for most.

That said, a single misfire has been reported, albeit not significant enough to overpower this model's good attributes.

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How Quest Road compares

This shoe: 77
All shoes average: 81
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This shoe: $100
All shoes average: $247
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