Verdict from 1 expert and 7 user reviews

6 reasons to buy

  • According to many owners, their feet feel very comfortable in the Mavic Crossmax Elite CM.
  • An expert and other reviewers claim that this pair of mountain cycling shoes are great for all types of weather.
  • The lugs on this model provide excellent traction on both wet and dry terrain, says plenty of cyclists.
  • Many users appreciate the ease of adjustability afforded by the dial closure.
  • Several people like the construction of the collar because it allows their ankles to freely move.
  • This product has been described as good looking by multiple shoppers.

3 reasons not to buy

  • Several critics pointed out that the Crossmax Elite CM did not stay dry during extremely wet conditions.
  • A few cyclists mention that a short break-in period relieves the overall stiffness.
  • An individual notes that the cable is too short, which made it tricky to get his foot in.

Bottom line

This cycling trainer from Mavic is built to withstand the varying conditions of cycling in the mountains. The fitted collar keeps the foot dry and warm even in the biting cold. Quickly fine-tuning the fit is made possible by the dial closure.

Meanwhile, the rigid outsole ensures efficient pedaling power. It is also equipped with wet and dry studs for traction. The features mentioned above, plus its style, make the Mavic Crossmax Elite CM commendable.

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