Pearl Izumi ELITE IV Road Shoes. Pearl Izumi's ELITE IV Road shoes will conform to your unique, individual foot shape at a price that will conform to your budget. In order to bring you super rigidity at a revolutionary light weight, the ELITE 1:1 Power Plate is made with ELITE grade uni directional carbon. In addition to the impressive power transfer gained from the ultra stiff sole, the built in longitudinal arch support ensures you'll make the most efficient use of your pedaling power. Thanks to the bi directional closure system ensuring even foot retention with a micro adjustable Boa reel, you'll get a close to custom fit while the fully bonded upper and 1:1 technology eliminates hotspots and optimizes comfort.