Northwave Sparta MTB Shoe Details Battle through the toughest terrain with the Northwave Sparta, designed with Jaws Carbon Reinforced Sole for a stiff pedalling platform and grippy tread pattern. Intelligence, Creativity, Dynamism, Italian Passion. Well known for their revolutionary designs and eccentric publicity campaigns, Northwave strive to design the perfect cycling shoes for improving your ride. Features: Jaws Carbon Reinforced Sole is made with thermoplastic material enriched with carbon powder and a natural rubber tread: get the lightest and the fastest with maximum grip even on descents. 3-strap closure system is quick and easy to use. AirFlow System has large vents that lets your feet breathe: the lower vent channels air inside the sole, while the side vents guarantee a supply of fresh air. Omega Heel offers more ventilation, grip and heel protection even with full-power downstrokes. The rigid profile offers stability combined with an ultralight design. Performance Advanced Footbed has an ergonomic design, because you need to keep the perfect position when pedalling and you want comfort too.