"Entry-level" is no longer synonymous with "cheap". The Torch 1.0 is the most feature-packed entry-level road shoe on the market. Specialized threw out the rule-book on entry shoes and equipped this shoe with an L6 Boa® for precise fit. Pair that with their Body Geometry ergonomics and you have the most-comfortable, supportive, and high-performance entry-level shoe in history.
Body Geometry sole construction and footbeds are ergonomically designed and scientifically tested to boost power, increase efficiency, and reduce chance of injury by optimizing hip, knee, and foot alignment.
With a 6.0 Stiffness index, the injection-molded nylon composite sole is engineered to be moderately stiff and plenty light.
Lightweight L6 Boa® Fit System for on-the-fly micro-adjustment, backed by the Boa Guarantee.
Synthetic upper with for supple feel over the foot.
Three-bolt cleat pattern fits all major road pedals.