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Specialized Recon 3.0 Mountain Bike Shoes

Specialized Recon 3.0 Mountain Bike Shoes
  • Color: Black
  • Color: Aqua
  • Color: CA White Sage/Tropical Teal
  • Color: Cast Battleship/Cast Umber
  • Color: Cast Blue Metallic
  • Color: Oak Green
  • Color: Rocket Red
$149.95 - $230.00
$225.00 - $230.00
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The Recon 3.0 is all about putting the legendary performance of our S-Works Recon - power transfer, comfort, light weight, style - in a package perfect for the XC and gravel rider. Starting with Body Geometry, Recon 3.0 delivers comfort and efficiency, with features that stand-out off the beaten path.

Looking for in the saddle speed as well as off-bike performance? Recon 3.0 mates a carbon outsole with a Pave-inspired glass fiber forefoot to create Carbon STRIDE toe-flex, which lets your foot function naturally off the bike, yet still provides incredible power transfer with a stiffness index of 10.0. Whether you're flying up a run-up on the 'cross course or strolling into the brewhouse post ride, STRIDE toe-flex is a game changer.

We know venturing off-road means venturing into the unknown, so we've given the Recon 3.0 XPEL Mesh to create a comfortable fit that sheds water, keeping the shoe light and making it dry as fast as it rides. Our SlipNot compound provides full rubber coverage of the outsole for off bike traction on any surface, with open treads to eject mud.

Dual L6-Snap Boas and a Velcro forefoot closure ensure micro adjustable comfort with a secure fit designed for all day comfort and performance, whether your ride calls for open gravel, twisting single track, and more than your fair share of hike-a-bike.

- Body Geometry sole and footbed are built with purpose and backed by science to boost power, increase efficiency, and reduce the chance of injury by optimizing hip, knee, and foot alignment.
- Carbon STRIDE toe-flex technology allows for natural toe movement off-bike but remains stiff for pedaling: Stiffness Index 10.0)
- Fully-welded upper reduces seams for superior step-in comfort.
- Independent BOA L6-Snap dials for on-the-fly micro-adjustment.
- SlipNot rubber tread for confident traction on all terrain with removable toe studs.
- Two-bolt cleat pattern fits all major MTB pedals.
- Approximate weight: 355g (1/2 pair, Size 42)

Clipless pedals, shoes, and cleats come in many varieties, some specific to one brand or another. If you have a favorite, you may already know what you're looking for, and what is compatible.

Want some help choosing the right pedals and/or shoes? Interested in trying something new? Contact us to ensure your shoes are compatible with your pedals, and all of it's compatible with you.


Intended Use Mountain
Cleat Compatibility 2-bolt or SPD
Closure and Fit Adjustment BOA L6
Upper Synthetic
Midsole TPU
Outsole Specialized SLIPNOT
Stiffness Index: Value/Range 10/15
Weight 355g (1/2 pair, size 42)

* Subject to change without notice.

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN Store SKU
Black / 36 888818584697 61520-2236 REC146879736
Black / 37 888818584895 61520-2237 REC14378877
Black / 38 888818584567 61520-2238 REC148332488
Black / 38.5 888818586752 61520-22385 REC159585865
Black / 39 888818586585 61520-2239 REC143702379
Black / 40 888818585410 61520-2240 REC143662140
Black / 40.5 888818586288 61520-22405 REC154428615
Black / 41 888818585953 61520-2241 REC145978731
Black / 43.5 888818585823 61520-22435 REC153513335
Rocket Red / 36 888818584802 61520-2336 REC18488566
Rocket Red / 37 888818585359 61520-2337 REC185019027
Rocket Red / 38 888818585021 61520-2338 REC182458568
Rocket Red / 39 888818586219 61520-2339 REC184961599
Rocket Red / 40 888818586615 61520-2340 REC188311990
CA White Sage/Tropical Teal / 40 888818790739 61522-2040 REC324928990
Cast Battleship/Cast Umber / 36 888818793310 61522-2136 REC325248246
Cast Battleship/Cast Umber / 49 888818793365 61522-2149 REC32910889