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The longer the race, the more the details matter. Getting the little things right doesn't necessarily mean adding bells and whistles, though; sometimes it's simplicity that makes the difference. For proof, just take a peep at the Shimano SH-TR32 Men's Tri Shoes. From the soles to the upper to the closure, Shimano did away with extraneous bits and focused on comfort, simplicity, and efficiency, so you'll be able to speed through T1 and cruise through the ride without worry about your feet. The TR32 is a pretty sleek shoe. Shimano opted to make the upper from light and stretch-resistant synthetic leather, but integrated plenty of 3D mesh panels for cooling and moisture management, so your feet won't stay wet after you jump out of the water. A seamless synthetic lining makes for comfortable sockless pedaling, and the single hook-and-loop strap makes it easy to slide the shoe on when it's already clipped in and allows for simple adjustment when you're on the go. There's also a heel pull loop to help you cruise through T1 that much faster.Underneath, the sole balances flexibility and stiffness to provide plenty of pedaling power without crushing your feet. Shimano constructed the platform from relatively forgiving polyamide and reinforced it with fiberglass, so the shoe won't wilt under pressure but won't be unmanageably uncomfortably on a long ride, either.