When you look outside and see a feet of fresh snow on the ground, riding is still an option with Northwave's Extreme Winter GTX R Shoes. After laughing at the elements, you'll immediately appreciate the impermeable Gore-Tex Sierra uppers with their double-layered construction. Wind? No problem. Water? Not to worry. Want to crank out some speed? The stiff Carbon Light soles are lightweight and efficient. For ease of use even with gloves on, the Speed Lace Winch dials provide a simple twist mechanism to pull the laces taut, and a quick press of a lever releases your feet when you get back home. You also get a Velcro strap across the ankle to snugly keep the warmth in. Northwave's Extreme Winter GTX are ready for anything. Are you?