Verdict from 4 experts and 21 user reviews

5 reasons to buy

  • Most people who review the Northwave Spider Plus 2 are delighted by how comfortable the shoe feels.
  • Its quality and durability convince several cyclists who have used this MTB shoe for quite some time.
  • It is a lightweight bike shoe, according to a handful of wearers.
  • The Spider Plus 2 has sufficiently grippy soles, say some reviewers.
  • A number of bikers appreciate the shoe's responsive ride.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Some riders who are used to uber stiff soles find this shoe a bit lacking in rigidity.
  • An expert says some might not like the pair's aesthetic.

Bottom line

A rugged Northwave bike shoe, the Spider Plus 2 gets high remarks for its comfort and quality construction. It is recommended to mountain riders looking for relatively light footgear with a technical closure system.

Despite its subjective flaws, the shoe's performance on the bike renders it an excellent piece for mountain biking.

Tip: see the best mountain cycling shoes.


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