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Specialized S-Works Ares Road Shoes

Specialized S-Works Ares Road Shoes
  • Color: Black
  • Color: White
  • Color: Team White
  • Color: Red
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When the moment comes for an attack in the hills, a long solo move, or a full-gas sprint for the line, every watt counts, which is why we designed the S-Works Ares to be the most efficient and powerful performance shoe ever made. We combined decades of Body Geometry development with obsessive innovation working with the world's best athletes to completely reimagine the race shoe. An entirely new, patent-pending closure system, Dyneema-reinforced tongueless sock, and ultra-stiff FACT Powerline carbon outsole eliminate foot roll, reduce pressure on tendons, and transfer every ounce of power to the pedals for unprecedented performance and comfort. It's 1% faster than any shoe we've ever made, and at the finish line, that's all that matters.

- The key to more comfort, fewer injuries, and higher power output comes from our ergonomically designed, scientifically tested Body Geometry features: Longitudinal Arch, Varus Wedge, and personalized insoles with a Metatarsal Button. When used in harmony, these three features align the hip, foot, and knee, while also limiting medial/lateral knee movement and maintaining good circulation down to your toes.
- Patent-pending closure design secures the foot for extreme, out-of-saddle efforts, locking the metatarsals and preventing lateral roll.
- Dyneema is sandwiched between layers of synthetic mesh and TPU to create no-stretch zones for the ultimate connection and comfort.
- Our stiffest and lightest FACT Powerline carbon plate maximizes power transfer: Stiffness Index 15.
- Independent BOA Li2 Fit System for on-the-fly micro-adjustment, backed by the Boa Guarantee.
- PadLock heel construction cradles the heel and is proven to improve acceleration.
- Non-slip, replaceable heel tread with internally recessed screws for security.
- Form Fit last with a roomy toe box for the ultimate in connectivity and comfort.
- Titanium alloy cleat nuts can rotate to position cleats 5mm rearward and fits all major 3-hole road pedals.
- Approximate weight: 220g (1/2 pair, Size 42)


Intended Use Road Racing
Cleat Compatibility 3-Bolt/Look/SPD-SL
Closure and Fit Adjustment BOA Li2
Upper Synthetic/Dyneema/TPU
Outsole Carbon
Stiffness Index: Value/Range 15/15
Weight 220g (1/2 pair, Size 42)

* Subject to change without notice.


Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN Store SKU
Black / 42 888818692019 61021-4042 SWA196447922
Black / 42.5 888818692026 61021-40425 SWA205137045
Black / 43 888818692033 61021-4043 SWA196081153
Black / 44 888818692057 61021-4044 SWA196671394
Black / 45.5 888818692088 61021-40455 SWA205138955
Black / 46 888818692095 61021-4046 SWA199178856
White / 39 888818691494 61021-4339 SWA192874789
White / 40 888818691517 61021-4340 SWA199718620
White / 43 888818691579 61021-4343 SWA194916493
White / 43.5 888818691586 61021-43435 SWA203613045
White / 44 888818691593 61021-4344 SWA198189774
White / 44.5 888818691609 61021-43445 SWA204477415
White / 45 888818691616 61021-4345 SWA195285855
Team White / 44 888818730957 61021-4544 SWA233794364
Red / 39 888818692415 61021-4239 SWA179553229
Red / 43 888818692491 61021-4243 SWA177977173