The Piloti Apex driving shoe
This is the Piloti Apex, it’s a modern driving shoe designed to look like regular streetwear, but it hides a number of features that were developed specifically for automotive use.
Piloti was founded in 1999, initially focusing on the development of boots for racing pilots. Over the years they have created a wider shoe line to include shoes for casual weekend drivers, track enthusiasts and Mulholland Drive heroes.
The Piloti Apex uses the company’s Roll Control 2.0™ heel technology, it’s essentially a curved, cushioned heel that allows for smooth movement in the pedals and an even distribution of force downwards for added comfort. .
Anyone who has spent a lot of time driving while wearing regular shoes will likely have experienced heel discomfort, as their shoes are not designed to support weight that way. Piloti has developed a new type of shoe to solve the problem.
The Piloti Apex has an Italian suede leather upper, OnSTeam® antimicrobial lining and a molded cork and EVA footbed for added comfort.
The shoes also have a slightly thinner and more malleable forefoot area to ensure a good pedal feel, and they have rounded sole edges to prevent getting caught when transitioning between pedals and when changing gears. heel and toe.
Each pair is handcrafted in Portugal and orders are fulfilled from the company’s US warehouse to ensure fast deliveries.
Sizes range from US 7-14, and colorways offered include Asphalt (shown above and below), Black, Charcoal, and Cognac.
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