BODY GEOMETRY SHOES
Become one with your bike.
Shoes convert your power into work. They should excel even when you don’t. With exclusive Body Geometry technologies like the Longitudinal Arch, Varus Wedge, and Metatarsal Button on your personalized insoles, Specialized’s shoes keep you comfortable, injury-free, and ready to put down power no matter the road ahead or the miles behind.
Body Geometry shoes are the brainchild of Boulder Center for Sports Medicine founder Dr. Andy Pruitt. While at Boulder, Dr. Pruitt pioneered biomechanical alignment protocols to fit cyclists to their bicycles. He is widely credited as one of the first people to consider bike fitting from both a front-on, and side-on, approach. By adding medial and lateral measurements to standard fore and aft calculations, Dr. Pruitt discovered the importance of correct arch support and foot positioning for a healthy and powerful pedal stroke. Working with Specialized’s engineers and athletes since 1999, Dr. Pruitt applied his observations into the design of every Body Geometry shoe in the form of the Longitudinal Arch, Varus Wedge, and Metatarsal Button. This triad of shoe technologies combine to align the hip, foot, and knee, while limiting lateral knee movement and promoting good circulation from hip to toe, thereby reducing the need for knee surgeries among cyclists to “nearly zero.” That’s good news for everybody, from the college commuter to the weekend warrior to the podium chaser.
The Body Geometry Difference
Specialized is the only manufacturer in the world with Body Geometry. Put their shoes on your feet, throw your leg over the saddle, and feel the difference.
A patented, molded arch built into the outsole which is paired with one of three standard footbed shapes personalized to your arch height to prevent your arches from collapsing and wasting power.
A 1.5mm built-in wedge stabilizes your forefoot’s movement and improve your knee alignment to increase power output, lengthen your time to exhaustion, and minimize overuse injuries.
A gentle rising and lifting of your forefoot separates the bones to reduce pressure on nearby nerves and arteries. Better blood flow, better feeling, no matter the temperature outside.
Which shoe is for you?
How can you tell which Body Geometry shoe is right for you?
Don’t worry, Performance Bicycle is here to help.
Specialized’s top-flight S-Works line offers all of the Body Geometry innovation, ultimate performance without sacrificing comfort. Each shoe is built for a specific purpose.Shop All S-Works Shoes
Built for sweltering climbs and hot afternoons; a mesh upper and Vented Mouthport for evaporative cooling.Shop The S-Works Vent
The lightest cycling shoes to ever come with a Boa dial; 140 grams per shoe (size 42), titanium and carbon construction.Shop The S-Works Exos
The perfect all-around cycling shoe; exceptional power transfer, superior comfort, and undeniable style. As they say, “Every watt is sacred.”Shop The S-Works 7
Triathletes rejoice! Designed for your fastest transitions, flying starts, and maximum power transfer on the road.Shop The S-Works Tri-Vent
Lightweight, focused XC performance both on and off the saddle; carbon-soled, water-shedding, mud-wrestling perfection.Shop The S-Works Recon
Specialized’s performance offering at a palatable price, their Torch line features two BOA snap dials for a precise fit, a FACT carbon fiber sole, and a supple upper welded from TPU, mesh, and synthetic leather. Three-bolt cleats for all of your road cycling needs.Shop Specialized Torch
2FO - Foot Out, Flat Out. Designed for a full day’s comfort working the trails, and a full evening’s libation working the mico-brewery. The 2FO comes in clipless and flat varieties, both with a burly, sticky rubber sole and a captured foam forefoot for protection when the trails turn downhill and you turn sideways.Shop Specialized Torch
All the Body Geometry technology, none of the overhead. Specialized Sport shoes for road and mountain are the best value in the industry for new riders and veterans alike. Commuting to work or killing trail, Sport will get you there.Shop Specialized Sport
Body Geometry Footbeds
No matter which shoe is right for you, don’t forget to check your insoles to optimize your biomechanical alignment. Every rider is unique, feet included. Increase your power, reduce your fatigue, and minimize chance of injury with Body Geometry.Learn More