Who should buy the Giro Apeckx II

The Giro Apeckx II is one of the many road cycling shoes offered by the brand. It is a solid option if you: 

  • Need a shoe that is incorporated innovative use of materials and structural techniques from higher-end Giro models.
  • Need a shoe that features a welded mesh upper with a rigid nylon sole.
  • Need a shoe that offers a lightweight, breathable fit with good power transfer.

Giro Apeckx II Giro logo

DuPont Zytel nylon

The perfect balance of stiffness and comfort. Constructed from DuPont Zytel nylon, the shoe is stiff enough to ensure efficient power transfer and comfort for off-bike use. This sole technology provides high strength as well as abrasion and impact resistance.

Giro Apeckx II Outsole

A universal cleat design

The Apeckx II employs a universal cleat design. This means that the shoe can accommodate both 2- and 3-bolt cleat pedals. Try it with the following pedal designs: Shimano 6800 Ultegra, Shimano 105 PD-5800, Look Keo, Time ATAC, and many more.

Giro Apeckx II cleat design

Prevents hotspots and irritation

The welded and bonded one-piece upper is designed to be supple yet durable. The reduced number of seams prevents friction and blistering.

Giro Apeckx II  Prevents hotspots and irritation

Comfortable and secure fit

This pair’s closure system consists of 2 hook-and-loop straps that go in tandem with a ratcheting top buckle. The middle strap essentially turns itself into an extension of the upper’s midfoot section. It helps eliminate pressure on the foot’s metatarsal bones. The bottom strap secures the fit around the toes. Lastly, the adjustable N-1 buckle’s 3mm increments and quick release secure the top of the foot.

Giro Apeckx II Comfortable and secure fit

Replaceable buckle

The buckle is designed to be replaceable, which adds to the shoe’s lifespan.

Giro Apeckx II Replaceable buckle

Facts / Specs

Weight: 9.7oz
Use: Road
Cleat design: 2 holes, 3 holes
Closure: Velcro, Ratchet
Features: SPD, Look Delta
BRAND Brand: Giro
Rigidity: Stiff

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