Profile of the Giro Solara II

Who is it for? The Giro Solara R II is an excellent choice for women road cyclists who fall under the following categories:

  • Enthusiasts or recreational road riders
  • Ladies who are new to the sport
  • Cyclists who are looking for an efficient pair
  • Individuals on a budget


Adequate power transfer. This pair employs DuPont Zytel nylon outsoles. It is made from proprietary nylon that is known for its versatile performance. It is durable, light and very resilient. It yields efficient transfer of energy to the pedals.

Grip. Rubber pads provide traction to keep the cyclist upright in slippery surfaces.

Breathable. A ventilation pocket is placed in the toe area for enhanced airflow to keep the foot from overheating.

Cleat System

The Solara II employs the traditional 3-bolt road cleat system. Some of the pedals that go with this model are: Time Xpresso 15, Shimano PD-M520 and Look Keo Classic 3.

Markings are provided for precise cleat positioning.


Comfort. The Giro Solara II is built with a supple microfiber upper. All layers of this section are either welded to bonded to prevent rubbing and chafing. The overall construction yields improved comfort and a snug fit.

Lockdown. Precise fit adjustment is governed by an N-1 ratchet buckle and double Velcro strap at the midfoot and forefoot areas. The N-1 buckle is adjustable in 3mm increments and can be quickly released in an instant. The buckle's design is engineered to clear of grit and gunk easily to prevent malfunctioning.


This road bike shoe is built on a proprietary cycling-specific last called the Precision Fit. This type of footwear shape is hand-crafted precisely for cycling. It provides a fit that hugs the foot without discomfort.


The Giro Solara II features supportive EVA footbeds with Aegis anti-microbial treatment. It provides enhanced cushioning and keeps odor at bay, keeping the foot feeling fresh and comfortable for a long time.

Facts / Specs

Weight: 9.5oz
Use: Road
Cleat design: 3 holes
Closure: Velcro, Ratchet
Features: Look Delta
Material: Synthetic upper, Nylon composite sole
BRAND Brand: Giro

Compare popularity Interactive

Compare the popularity of another shoe to Giro Solara II:

Giro Solara II video reviews