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  • 87 / 100 | Trail to Peak

    If you’re looking for a low cut trail shoe that rides liking a hiking boot, the Swift R2 is for you. The upper on the Swift R2 runs a bit hot and doesn’t drain very well, but the bombproof midsole and super aggressive outsole help make up for it.

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Updates to Adidas Terrex Swift R2

  • The Adidas Terrex Swift R2 is a low-cut shoe for hikers who place a priority on comfort and mobility. It has a lightweight Ripstop mesh upper which promotes breathability.
  • Support and cushioning are supplied by the footgear’s ethylene-vinyl acetate midsole. Unlike its predecessor, this version doesn’t come with the brand’s patented Adiprene technology in its midsole component.
  • This Adidas product is equipped with Traxion outsole to render slip resistance on most types of surfaces. It’s made of Continental rubber which performs even in wet conditions.

Adidas Terrex Swift R2 size and fit

The Adidas Terrex Swift R2 is a fairly true-to-size shoe for male hikers. It comes in whole and half sizes. This footgear is offered in standard width. Moreover, its speed lacing system permits a personalized fit.


The Traxion outsole is filled with L-shaped lugs that bite down into various terrain types. The outsole is made of Continental rubber, a material used in manufacturing car and motorcycle tires. This rubber compound is durable and delivers grip on various types of terrain, especially on wet surfaces.


This hiker’s lightweight EVA midsole is mainly responsible for its cushioning and stability. This component is paired with a textile footbed that provides underfoot comfort and arch support.


The Adidas Terrex Swift R2 features an upper made of breathable Ripstop fabric. This lightweight material is woven using a reinforcing method to make it resistant to tearing.

Thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) overlays that form the three stripes provide keeps the structure of the shoe while delivering support. A molded TPU toe cap provides extra protection against stubbing.

This low-cut hiking shoe from Adidas is fitted with a speed lacing system. It has a series of eyelets and a cord with toggle for adjustment. A lace bungee is placed on the tongue to keep the extra lace from getting tangled. A heel pull loop grants an easy on and off to the wearer. The shoe’s tongue and collar are padded to address comfort.

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