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It seems everyone is talking about the incredible artwork on Bradley Wiggins’ custom designed Giro Empire SLX shoes; and who can blame them?

With a stunning colour combination, graphic novel style illustration all combined with the classy look of laced up leather these shoes are eye catching to say the very least.

These aren’t the first pair of Giro Empires for Wiggins. In fact he was wearing a Empires when he set his hour record. Wiggins revealed his latest Giro funky footwear ahead of the Tour of California. The design is inspired by multiple artistsĀ and you can find out all of the details behind the design from Cycling Weekly.

But here at Speeds we’re just going to sit in and appreciate the beautiful view that the shoes have to offer!

Fancy a pair of Giro Empires?

If Brad’s shoes have inspired you to treat yourself to something new for the summer then be sure to pop into our Bromsgrove store where we stock Giro shoes, helmets and accessories. We have stock of the Empire SLXs for you to try, and they really have to be seen (and picked up!) to be believed.

Classically stylish, ridiculously lightweight and super stiff, these are shoes that will surely be the envy of your riding buddies! And while we can’t help you get custom designed shoes like Wiggins, we can help you with various lace colours and lengths, helping you to make your Giro Empires your own!

Each pair of Giro Empire shoes comes with a shoe bag, soles and arch inserts helping to maximise the comfort and support offered by the shoe.


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