Sidi have unveiled the Dragon 3 mountain bike shoe, which boasts an updated heel retention device and improved protection from the addition of a rubber toe guard.
The Dragon 3 is an updated version of the Dragon 2, and combines the brand’s signature flamboyant Italian styling with improved design.
The patented adjustable heel retention device reinforces the top of the heel cup and looks to improve fit by closing the back more securely around the rider’s ankle, aiming to increase comfort during steep climbs or sprints. The new rubber toe guard provides increased protection at the front of the shoe.
The MTB SRS sole has a pure carbon insert from the heel to the toe which, together with the SRS tread, is attached to a nylon frame. This combination helps to improve stiffness and rigidity without compromising blood flow to the foot, which Sidi say offers maximum comfort and prolonged performance.
The new model also features Sidi’s soft instep closure system; a soft, padded strap that moulds around the foot and distributes pressure evenly, while the Tecno II ratchet can be carefully adjusted to provide even pressure distribution.
Four colours are available – red, black, white and silver – and sizes range from 39 to 48. Retail price is £329.99.