Olympic International launches new cycling range

State-of-the-art cycling gear at affordable prices

Arguably the fastest-growing sport in South Africa, cycling has taken the nation by storm over the past few years with the estimated year-on-year growth of this industry believed to be in double-digit figures. Following this trend, leading South African footwear brand, Olympic International, has launched its new range of cycling gear to the public.

The company, which dates back to 1973, has released six new cycling shoe styles as well as cycling shirts, shorts and bibs to the active, out-going, adventure seeking individual. The technical and functional footwear offers the ideal combination of lightweight, waterproof fabrics and high-grip soles designed with your cycling adventures in mind. Designed for riders who are likely to spend lots of time on the bike, the range provides your feet with the optimum all-day cycling comfort.

The Crank is a flashy entry-level shoe for the MTB rider who is just starting out. This shoe has all the necessary features and good looks to get you going. Weighing in at only 445g, the shoe features a triple Velcro closure system to ensure a snug and comfortable fit. The reinforced toe box offers toe protection and the reinforced head offers support and has portals for aeration.

The breathable mesh/PU upper ensures a quick drying, light-weight and easy to clean shoe. A padded collar enhances comfort and ankle protection, and the inner sock is removable for easy replacement. A rigid rubber sole with mud clearing design offers excellent lateral support and is both SPD and flat pedal compatible. The sole is made in non-marking materials. Available in sizes 3 to 13.

The Traction weighs only 427g and is a rugged MTB shoe with the stylish good looks of a road shoe for the serious rider. In all black with silver trim, this shoe has all the technology you will ever need for a comfortable ride. The fastening system boasts two Velcro straps and an easy to replace moulded ratchet strap which can be removed for cleaning. The reinforced toe box and moulded back reinforcement offer excellent toe protection and heel support. The anti-slip lining in the heel area ensures less foot movement and a snugger fit. The breathable mesh/PU upper ensures a quick drying, light-weight and easy to clean shoe. A padded collar enhances comfort and ankle protection and the inner sock is removable for easy replacement. A rigid nylon rubber sole with mud clearing design offers excellent lateral support and has room to add two studs in the fore part. It is SPD compatible and will fit most other pedals. Available in sizes 3 to 13.

Tried and tested in all conditions, the Tread (406g) MTB shoe, with its futuristic look and technical features will not let you down. The GINIA – TECH KPU injection frame offers a seamless and light-weight upper, consisting of breathable mesh and easy to clean PU. The ATOP dial speed lacing system offers superior pressure distribution along the foot. The anti-slip lining in the heel area ensures less foot movement and a snugger fit. The toe box has a reinforcing cape for added toe protection and the inner sock is removable for easy replacement. A rigid nylon rubber sole with mud clearing design offers excellent lateral support and has room to add two studs in the fore part. It is SPD compatible and will fit most other pedals. Available in sizes 3 to 13.

The Racing Road shoe at 292g offers futuristic design lines and is begging to get on the road to perform at top level. The GINIA – TECH KPU injection frame offers a seamless and light-weight upper, consisting of breathable mesh and easy to clean PU. The ATOP dial speed lacing system offers superior pressure distribution along the foot. The anti-slip lining in the heel area ensures less foot movement and a snugger fit. The toe box has a reinforcing cape for added toe protection and the inner sock is removable for easy replacement. The rigid nylon rubber sole offers lateral support and has aeration holes with mesh technology to assist in moisture release. It is SPD compatible and will fit most other pedals. Available in sizes 3 to 12.

The 298g Shifter Road shoe is a stylish and light-weight mesh shoe with all the features you need to perform at your peak. The triple Velcro frontal closure system ensures a snug and comfortable fit. The breathable mesh/PU upper ensures a quick drying, light-weight and easy to clean shoe. The moulded heel guard with aeration portal offers both heel protection and breathability and the inner sock is removable for easy replacement. The rigid nylon rubber sole offer lateral support and has aeration holes with mesh technology to assist in moisture release. It is SPD compatible and will fit most other pedals. Available in sizes 3 to 12.

The Spin Indoor shoe at 448g is designed specifically for indoor training. This unisex shoe not only looks good, but will also help you to perform at your peak. The dual Velcro frontal closure system ensures a snug and comfortable fit. The breathable mesh/PU upper ensures a quick drying, light-weight and easy to clean shoe. The inner sock is removable for easy replacement. A padded collar enhances comfort and ankle protection. The rigid rubber sole offers excellent lateral support and is both SPD and flat pedal compatible. This sole is also made in on-marking materials. Available in sizes 3 to 12.

The range also includes state-of-the-art cycling clothing including cycling shirts, cycling shorts and cycling bibs.

The range is available at leading retailers countrywide.

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