This is my first pair of Bont's. I found Bont due to searching for wide fit shoes. I am normally a 10.5 (4E) for a comfortable fit. I ordered the Wide 46 and they were a bit snug initially. But after 2 heat moldings they fit great. Much more stiff than my old pair. I will definitely buy again when needed. I will probably invest in a higher grade pair because I now know they fit and are a great built shoe.
The Bont Cycling Riot+, the world's first carbon composite and heat moldable cycling shoe designed for road cycling and priced for the masses, now available with proven BOA Performance Fit System.
The Riot+ combines Bont Cycling's professional-series technical features including anatomical power transfer platform for greater efficiency, replaceable sole guards, unique carbon composite shaping, competition grade materials and BOA Performance Fit System to create the most technically-advanced entry-level road shoe available.
- Material - Carbon composite construction with anti-stretch Microfiber upper and Bont Cycling's proprietary Epoxy Thermoset Fiberglass heat molding technology.
- 4.8mm stack height for improved stability and injury prevention.
- Frontal Air Vents for breathability in all-weather conditions.
- Innersole - Comfort.
- Sole Guards - Replaceable heel and toe guards.
- Cleat t-nuts are not replaceable in the Riot+ series.
- Cleat Mounting - Standard 3-hole road pedal configuration with alignment grid.
- Closure System - Single-dial BOA L6 Performance Fit System and Z-Form Velcro strap.
- Weight - 280 grams (approximate weight based on size 42 shoe).
These shoes are the most comfortable I have ever owned. The wide fit and the way the shoes wraps up the side keeps your foot in place without pressure points. I would have given these five stars, but there is a slight flex in the sole. I think is acceptable at this price point.
It's winter here in the States and so far I've only been able to use these Riot+ indoors. The wide fit works for my wide feet. They're comfortable. They look great and the construction seems solid. I like that I can get replacement parts for much of the shoe if needed. I can't wait to get them outside and put some miles on them! The only thing I wish Bont would do is include an instructional flyer about how to work the BOA retention system. There was nothing in or on the shoe box to tell me how to work the thing and, with one of the shoes stuck on my foot, I had to go to YouTube to learn how not to break it and operate it correctly to get my foot out. And trust me, I came awful close to breaking it! Please, Bont, don't assume your customers naturally know how to operate their BOA's! My previous Bonts did not have that system.
I thought they were comfortable out of the box, but they did need a fit rides to break in. The sole is stiff and allows me to drive power to the pedals. The wide fit works for me... about to buy another pair.
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Be advised all measurements shown in the size charts above are listed in millimetres and refer to all current models purchased after 2015.
NEW SIZING METHOD
To find your Bont Cycling shoe size, download and print our all-new sizing page in A4 or Letter and follow the instructions exactly as listed. Mark with a straight edge your longest toe and widest part of your foot. Double check the length and width with a ruler to confirm your measurements. Be advised, this is a newly developed sizing page so please send any feedback to our team by clicking the red 'speech bubble' in the corner of the page.
To find your size, place a piece of paper on a flat surface and place it directly up against a wall. Stand on the paper and ensure you have a 1mm gap between your heel and the wall. Plant your foot firmly on the ground and slowly roll your weight forward and onto the forefoot. For the most effective longest toe measurement, your heel should lift off the ground slight. Look down and take the measurement from the wall edge of the paper to your longest toe. Record the length. With your foot still in place, mark the widest points of the inner and outer edges of your feet. Measure the width across the widest part of your foot and record the number in millimeters. Repeat this step for both feet.
Once the measurements have been taken, use the Foot Length Range on the size chart to find your size. The Last Length measurements shown on the chart are the exact length of the last that we use to build the shoes. This correlates to the precise internal measurement of the shoe.
Following selection of your size in EU or USA, move downward to select the most appropriate width. We recommend adding 1mm to find the most appropriate width. For example, you are looking at a Vaypor S and have determined your best shoe size is 45 and your feet measure 105mm (left) and 107mm (right) wide, with an additional 1mm added, you would still fit within the Standard Range. If your feet measure wide than 109/110mm (size 45/10.5) you should consider Wide fit.
NOTE: The stated size width range does not reflect the actual width of the shoe. Bont Cycling shoes are designed with structural support throughout the entire length including the forefoot and as such, the measured shoe width is designed to appropriately support the foot within the shoe. The width of the shoe will almost always be narrower than your foot which is intentional in order to provide the necessary support.
Please also keep in mind Bont Cycling shoes are designed around an anatomically correct last suitable for cycling however, this does not mean they are built in the 'bare foot' running shoe style.
For sizes that fall outside of our size chart, please get in touch HERE.