The Five Ten Maltese Falcon is a durable biking shoe that provides great traction. It’s also comfortable and pedals well, especially if you’ve got wide feet.
If you’re looking for a pair of bike shoes for exploring, bush-whacking, extended hike-a-bikes, trail work, or commuting, you ought to consider the Mavic Alpine XL.
Teva hit the nail on the head with their Pivot clipless AM shoe. It has some novel design features that had us asking, “Why hasn’t anybody thought of that before?”
The fit and power transfer of the Giro Code are definitely worth the price tag, but durability might be a concern IF your rides typically involve much hiking/walking.
The Specialized Rime mountain bike shoe was designed with more than just riding in mind, with a Vibram sole and stable foot platform for easier walking. All-mountain/enduro riders, take note.