INTRODUCING SHIMANO
CUSTOM-FIT TECHNOLOGY

HOW DOES IT WORK?
FOLLOW THIS STEP-BY-STEP PROCEDURE

Procedure applies to SH-R321, R260, XC90, and XC70 Shimano's Custom-Fit models only.
Caution: please only use devices supplied by Shimano for both molding procedures.
Always wear the special gloves delivered with the molding package. Always perform the molding process without cleats attached.
WARNING!
The Shimano Custom-Fit insoles can be used as they are without heat molding, but any heat molding must be done by an authorized Shimano footwear dealer. If it is done incorrectly, warping of the insole or serious injury may result.

MOLDING THE INSOLE

Pre-heat the oven for approximately 10 minutes.
The temperature inside the oven will reach around 100°C (210°F).

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STEP 1

Choose a high-mid or mid low arch pad and insert into insole.

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STEP 2

Put the insole into shoe and confirm arch fitting.

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STEP 3

Put the insole into the oven for 1minute.


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STEP 4

Put the insole back into the shoe.
Place foot into the shoe. Close the straps and buckle to the intended fit preferred by the user.

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STEP 5

Ask the customer to stand still for approximately 5 minutes with his/her full weight applied to both inner soles for their imprints. At this time, apply the weight on the front of the shoes.

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FINISH

After five minutes, inner soles should cool down to almost body temperature and conform to the rider’s feet.


MOLDING THE SHOE & INSOLE

Pre-heat the oven for approximately 10 minutes.
The temperature inside the oven will reach around 100°C (210°F).

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STEP 1

Choose a high-mid or mid low arch pad and insert into insole. Put the insole into the shoe to confirm arch fitting and insole selection.

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STEP 2

Place the protective toe cap on the nose of the shoe. Prepare the shoe by removing the insole and fully opening the straps and the buckles.

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STEP 3

When the oven has reached its temperature of around 100 degrees Celsius, place the shoe and the insole into the oven for 1 minute. Be sure that the toe of the shoe faces towards you.


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STEP 3

Take the shoe and insole out of the oven. Place the insole back into shoe.

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Put the shoe (now with insole in place) back into the oven for 2 more minutes. Then remove the shoe from the oven.

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STEP 4

Have the rider insert their feet into the shoe. Place their heels into the heel-cups firmly.Close and adjust the straps to the intended fit preferred by the user.


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STEP 5

Enter foot in the bag with nose cap. Adjust position of hose connection to the heel of the foot. Close and seal the bag using the special ankle strap.

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STEP 6

Ask the user stand up and apply their weight on the front of the shoes (around the thenar) equally on both sides. Switch on the vacuum pump and apply vacuum force for 2 minutes.

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FINISH

After two minutes of applied vacuum pressure, remove the bag and the toe cap from the customer's foot. But keep the shoe on until it is fully cooled down to about body temperature for another 5 minutes to set the fit.


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