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Shimano SH-RX800 Gravel Racing Shoe Shimano SH-RX800 Gravel Racing Shoe
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Shimano SH-RX800 Gravel Racing Shoe Shimano SH-RX800 Gravel Racing Shoe

SH-RX800 Gravel Racing Shoe

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Lightweight Rigidity for the Gravel Cyclist

Shimano has a long history of providing innovative, high-tech, and robust components for the unique needs of the gravel and cyclocross scenes.

With the new RX800, Shimano now extends the same attention to their apparel line. Think of the RX800 as the perfect mid-point; the medium in a world of large and small. Stiff and lightweight for superior power transfer like a road shoe, yet durable, abrasion-resistant, and sure-footed off the bike like a mountain shoe.

Carbon fiber outsoles provide the shoe with lightweight rigidity while a one-piece, synthetic leather mesh upper provides protection and comfort. These supple yet durable shoes will stay comfortable long after you get lost meandering the back roads and byways of your favorite new gravel route. With Shimano's Boa retention system, you can be confident that the RX800 will also get you home in both comfort and style.

Features & Specs:

  • Stiff and light weight carbon composite sole
  • Works with traditional 2-bolt SPD style cleats
  • Durable, abrasion-resistent one-piece upper
  • Comfortable and secure Boa closure
  • ~265g (size 42)
  • Shimano Dynalast optimized shoe last

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B-Stock - This product has one or more B-Stock units available. These units can be purchased at a discount (see option select). B-Stock units were returned from other customers and may have missing or damaged packaging materials. Cleats may have been mounted leaving minor marks on the soles. These units are otherwise as new. The full manufacturer warranty applies. Click Here for more information.

Shimano SH-RX800 Gravel Racing Shoe
Other styles of this product are available.

Width: Regular 


Cleat Compatibility: 2 Hole 

Black - 42

Mfg PartNum: ESHRX800MCL01S42000 

Black - 43

Mfg PartNum: ESHRX800MCL01S43000 

Black - 44

Mfg PartNum: ESHRX800MCL01S44000 

Black - 45

Mfg PartNum: ESHRX800MCL01S45000 

Black - 46

Mfg PartNum: ESHRX800MCL01S46000 

Black - 47

Mfg PartNum: ESHRX800MCL01S47000 

Black - 48

Mfg PartNum: ESHRX800MCL01S48000 

Silver - 42

Mfg PartNum: ESHRX800MCS01S42000 

Silver - 43

Mfg PartNum: ESHRX800MCS01S43000 

Silver - 44

Mfg PartNum: ESHRX800MCS01S44000 

Silver - 45

Mfg PartNum: ESHRX800MCS01S45000 

Silver - 46

Mfg PartNum: ESHRX800MCS01S46000 

Silver - 47

Mfg PartNum: ESHRX800MCS01S47000 

Silver - 48

Mfg PartNum: ESHRX800MCS01S48000 

Purple Green - 43

Mfg PartNum: ESHRX800MCP13S43000 

Purple Green - 45

Mfg PartNum: ESHRX800MCP13S45000 

Purple Green - 46

Mfg PartNum: ESHRX800MCP13S46000 

Bronze - 42

Mfg PartNum: ESHRX800MCM07S42000 

Bronze - 43

Mfg PartNum: ESHRX800MCM07S43000 

Bronze - 44

Mfg PartNum: ESHRX800MCM07S44000 

Bronze - 45

Mfg PartNum: ESHRX800MCM07S45000 

Bronze - 46

Mfg PartNum: ESHRX800MCM07S46000 

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OK, once you get your foot in
by epbob
Cycling Enthusiast
El Paso, TX

I've done only 6 or so rides in these so far but am not blown away by these shoes. As stated in other reviews, the elastic which holds the inside flap drives me nuts. Get cramps in my foot trying to get it inside the shoe. Like the Boa system for ease of tightening and removal. The velcro strap seems sort of superfluous. Power transfer to the pedal is decent. Not the most comfortable shoe yet but maybe it will break in better with more rides which won't come until cooler weather.

Reviewed 7/20/2021
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Just the best gravel shoe
by Nick North
Competitive Racer
Northeast Montana

I love these shoes so much, I have 2 pairs. One in black, and I just purchased a second white pair for indoor use only. I always use gravel or XC shoes for all my riding, whether it's road/gravel/CX/XC. I like the stability of having lugs next to my cleat for improved walking/running function, especially since I use a leg length shim under my left cleat. These shoes are lightweight, comfortable, stiff, and super functional. Plus, I keep getting them on sale, which increases their value. Plus the subtle camo shimmer looks super polished. Shimano broke the mold with this model.

Reviewed 7/6/2021
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Excellent All-Road Shoes, single-BOA simplicity. My go-to all-road shoe now too.
by GorgeRoadie
Cycling Enthusiast
White Salmon, WA
8 of 8 customers found this review helpful.

I needed a new pair of road shoes. These are very well built and well designed. The single BOA works without over-binding on my foot. I am an in-between size usually a 12 (11 34) so I end up in 46.5 or 47's . Many don't come in 12 sizes so on this me and my narrow feet went up to 47, and got the silver camo a fun color pattern option (black bike shoes are so bleh). The fit for my tween-size gives a tiny 14 extra room length-wise and width is roomy, but I have narrow feet, some may not like that room. It works well to be able to layer a 2nd pair of mid-weight wool socks for winter under shoe covers. The binding is super gradual and magically hugs your foot more toward the upper half, but foot shape like plays in here. I have found there is a slight break-in occurring and I'm comfortable increasing tension to very snughammer-time tension. I have a medium arch so stock insoles work perfect without the added high-arch ones needed. The BOA binding then snugs you into the nicely padded heal cup and damn, they fit so good. The sole is super stiff, walk-able when you need to. I am now riding these for everything, road, dirt, gravel. They are flat out the best bike shoes I've ever owned riding 35yrs. The one feature a little non-functional is the toe velcro adjust, I would like to narrow things up a bit more but the adjust-ability there is minimal then the small strap doesn't really have much velcro to grab hold with, but I got a 14 maybe so enough, but a little more would be nice. Also I've had some warm days recently and can confirm these breath nicely with my slightly roomy fit. I saw a review where someone claimed they didn't breath, but could be a case of too snug a fit or a fatwide foot blocking all the vent holes. Get fit for a little toe-box room and not too small and you're in business. I ride a big mix of roads and have pavedgravel all-road options all day long in the Col. R. Gorge (WA side). I also ride lone-ranger 99.9% of the time, and shoes I can walk in without sub-par pontoons adapted for SPD was a must-have, you could need a long-walk to cell signal or to get found somewhere paved or not. With 3 all-road bikes and 1 road bike I shifted to SPD pedalscleats after 30yrs on Look pedals for a decent all-road option. I have some decent Shimano Torbal's that are great low-price shoes and other mid-range shoes over the years, even SIDI, Diadora. These shoes I scored on a killer Christmas sale for more than 2x less than some SIDI's I wouldn't trade them for, not for overpriced $400-$500 shoes. I did not like the SIDIs I had years ago, not enough bang for the buck. When Shimano pops out some new colors, I'm coming back for another pair ) ..... Outstanding shoes, road shoes you can walk in. I'm a total SPD convert

Reviewed 4/24/2020
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Stiff, light and the boa works great
by Sean V
Cycling Enthusiast

I got these to use on my new gravel bike and so far, so good. The interior is nice and plush, the sole feels very stiff, which is great because I have a plate in my foot and I'm sensitive to flexy bike shoes. I thought a single boa might be a negative but it works really well and is very simple to adjust while riding. I can't figure out what's doing it but I do seem to have a pressure spot on the top instep of the foot with the plate (so likely not an issue for people with normal shaped feet) It doesn't seem like it should cause problems but it does for me (sometimes) on very long rides. Since I assume that it's specific to my foot issue and not a shoe design problem, I'm going to give it 5 stars.

Reviewed 6/17/2021
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Comfortable and Stylish
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
West Chester, PA

Nice compromise between stiffness and comfort. A big plus when you have to dismount. Funky purple fade color is definitely unique.

Reviewed 8/7/2021
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Comfortable, easy on/off
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
Bay Area, CA
4 of 4 customers found this review helpful.

I admit I wasn't too sure about the comfort when I first received them since there is an elastic strip that keeps the inner tongue pulled in and with my very high-instep feet it took a while to get used to slipping them on. But now that I've worn them for riding >1000 miles I really like the comfort and figured out how to get them on with little effort. Soles are stiff enough for me. The pop-in/out feature of the Boa clasp is terrific. They run about true to size, if anything err on ordering a larger size. I haven't yet had the need to do a lot of walking or hike-a-biking in them, so jury is still out on that question.

Reviewed 3/1/2021
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A light, stiff, and comfortable gravel shoe
by Anonymous
Competitive Racer
Topeka, Ks
5 of 5 customers found this review helpful.

I updgraded to this shoe from a cheaper, plastic sole velcro strap gravel shoe the Shimano XC1 . The fit provides good arch support and I didn't need the provided inserts. I bought a 43. I'm a US 10, and I usually go one notch lower in shoe size for my cycling shoes. 43 is a happy medium between too tight for thick wool socks, and too lose during summer grinders. The single boa is plenty on my top-foot to cinch it down. The bottom velcro piece, is pretty much cosmetic as it does little to tighten the forefoot. All around I'm happy with this shoe after 400 miles.

Reviewed 2/15/2021
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Still getting used to these gravel shoes
by rdrerdge1215
Cycling Enthusiast

I've got the Shimano RC7 Road racing shoes and love them, so I expected a similar experience and feel with these shoes. The build quality feels top notch, but they just aren't as comfortable as the RC7's and I'm still getting used to them. Hopefully as I break them in more, the feel will improve.

Reviewed 7/19/2021
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Best bang for the buck
by jarofclay
Piedmont of SC

The shoes are just what you expect from Shimano. Excellent quality and features, that seem consistent across the products offered by Shimano. They are as advertised, light weight and stiff. Sizing is consistent with the other Shimano shoes that I have owned. I have greatly enjoyed riding in these shoes.

Reviewed 7/12/2021
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Excellent lightweight walkable shoes!
by Bamboozle
Cycling Enthusiast
San Francisco
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

I use these on my fixed gear and road bike on SPD pedals. I often get off and walk around with my shoes and these make it much easier to do so than traditional road-oriented shoes. I upgraded from old heavy MTB shoes and what a positive difference to power delivery and efficiency with the stiff sole and lightweight package (half the weight of my previous shoes)! The BOA system works really well and can't imagine going back to full velcro straps.

Excellent product by Shimano!

Reviewed 1/4/2021
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Great shoes
by sjh
Competitive Racer
KC Missouri
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

Shoes fit like glove and are very comfortable, light weight, and stiff. I wear a 46 in Bonts and Lakes and the 46 in Shimano fit well. I have narrow heel and relatively wide forefoot. The heel fits well and doesn't slip around. I like the closure as it provides an even pressure across the top of my foot and I can snug it up without causing any numbness or hot spots on my feet. Adequate room around my toes. Would recommend going up a half size if you need to wear winter socks. For me the tread is just right for gravel.

Reviewed 12/28/2020
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Great light shoe
by Jbcc
Competitive Racer
South tx
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

I really like these shoes. Great fit , lightweight and look good. Here are the cons: hard to get on, the boa straps are not real smooth when releasing and a little hard to get off. The cons are all about their convenience but once they are on and you are riding they are a great shoe. I have a pair of s-phire road shoe and they have a similar fit but not quite the quality, but hey they are half the price. Performance wise they are on the level of the s-phire.

Reviewed 11/13/2020
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Excellent shoe
by motorhead
Cycling Enthusiast
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

Very comfortable. The single boa works well and produces even pressure. Weight of my size 45 is 604g for the pair without cleats. The stiff sole doesn't cause an issue when walking; it seems about the same as my previous shoes. The shape of the rubber pads on the shoe match the shape of my Shimano M8020 XT pedals.

Reviewed 11/12/2020
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Things you didn't know you needed
by Alexis K
San Francisco, CA
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

These shoes definitely fit the category. I mean I didn't realize I needed a gravel bike until a year ago, let alone that using road pedals off road was not a thing.

Now that I've upped my gravel game, I get it and having these shoes is one more reminder that I can evolve right alongside the sport.

Great fit, great quality, light but sturdy. Love shoes without tongues. Feels like second skin.

Reviewed 5/24/2021
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Great show for all day gravel grinds
by Matt Edler
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

As more of a roadie, I like a stiff shoe that transfers power efficiently and doesn�t feel clunky and overbuilt like many mtb shoes. These are plenty stiff, not great for walking, but split the difference well between road and mtb shoes.

Fit was good out of the box, although a bit roomy over the arch. Tow box is ample, arch support good but upgraded to a higher end insole. Boa�s closures are nice, Velcro strap over forefoot seems dated, never gets adjusted. Slick design overall.

Reviewed 10/17/2020
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Amazing shoe, light and comfortable
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

Love these shoes. Super lightweight and extremely stiff. I use them for both road riding and gravel. I have generally wide feet and these fit way more comfortable compared to Fizik and Giro for me. The velcro is a little useless and I wish it had two boas, but honestly these fit down snug fine.

Reviewed 10/1/2020
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Great look, feel and performance
by Anonymous
Competitive Racer
6 of 6 customers found this review helpful.

Looks great, fits very well. I've been wearing Shimano's higher end MTB shoes in size 44 for decades and it's sizing for me has always been spot on.

Very stiff sole for power transfer. The outsole lugs are narrower than those of a MTB shoe so they felt a little wabbly when you first walk in them, but you get used to it and it's no longer noticeable. It doesn't matter much though since you'll likely be pedaling way more than walking.

The fit was a bit snug at first but ended up breaking in nicely. Also getting in them at first was also a bit of a pain, but now that they are broken in it's pretty easy (just undo the BOA all the way). The BOA adjustment is awesome, very snug. I have yet to retighten mid-ride.

I use these for MTB and road (yes, I use MTB pedals on my road bikes). "Gravel" seems like a gimmicky trend to me, but I'm sure these are more than fine for whatever "gravel" riding really means. Liked these so much that I bought a second pair when they went on sale.

Reviewed 8/14/2020
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This was a great upgrade from my previous pair of MTB specific shoes.
by Gary Suttles
Western NC

I ride gravel primarily and these shoes are lighter and more gravel friendly than my old MTB shoes.

Reviewed 7/12/2021
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Excellent Gravel Shoe - Lightweight
by Az Champ Car Fan
Competitive Racer
Marana AZ

Like all my Shimano Shoes these fit excellent. All closure systems work flawlessly. Lightweight with a great finish as well.

Reviewed 7/15/2021
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Great gravel and dirt road shoe
by Duckberry
Cycling Enthusiast
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

Stiff, comfortable, and light. This is more like a high end road shoe than a MTB shoe. The full carbon sole puts the power down, and the single boa dial makes it easy to tighten the shoe. The velcro strap is fairly worthless, imo, but otherwise the shoe is prefect. My favorite road shoes was a pair of R220 shoes with wht cat tongue heel. They were perfect, and size 46.5 fit great. I usually wear a size 12 US shoe, and got these in 47 thinking I needed extra room in the winter with heavier wool socks. In retrospect I probably could have gotten a 46.5 and been fine....what a great deal.

Reviewed 6/5/2020
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