Who should buy the Giro Terraduro

The Giro Terraduro is a cycling shoe recommended for enduro racing and all-mountain riding. It is a solid option if you:

  • Need a shoe that is efficient on and off the bike.
  • Need a shoe that is constructed with a sturdy nylon shank for excellent pedaling.
  • Prefer a shoe that features a grippy Vibram rubber outsole for confidence on rocky and muddy trails.

Giro Terraduro Logo

Excellent traction

The Terraduro features a full Vibram lugged outsole. This outsole design ensures a superior grip on slippery and rocky terrains. It also provides a durable and stable walking experience when the wearer dismounts.

Giro Terraduro Excellent traction

Comfortable on and off the bike

Apart from the high-traction outsole, another factor that significantly contributes to a pleasant walking experience is the shoe’s flexible forefoot. This pliable area is specifically designated for walking and does not affect cycling efficiency.

Giro Terraduro Comfortable on and off the bike

For excellent power transfer, a cycling shoe requires a level of rigidity, and the Terraduro is equipped with this. The shoe incorporates a rigid nylon shank located under the cleat zone for the most efficient pedaling and energy transfer.

2-bolt mountain bike cleat system

This model employs the conventional 2-bolt mountain bike cleat system. Most mountain bikers favor this cleat design because of its relatively easier clip on and off. Reviews have claimed that this shoe works well with large, small, and no platform clipless pedals. 

Giro Terraduro 2-bolt mountain bike cleat system

Giro Terraduro is water-resistant

The shoe’s upper is crafted from a synthetic Evofiber Microupper material. It is comfortable and can resist water penetration to some degree.

Giro Terraduro Water

Secure fit

This pair’s closure system consists of a single N-1 ratcheting buckle with an N-2 strap and two Velcro straps. The N-1 buckle and N-2 strap are replaceable and highly adjustable. The ratchet system could be tightened in 3-mm increments with a quick release feature for easy on and off.

Giro Terraduro Secure

The Velcro straps are strategically placed on the midfoot and forefoot to secure these areas without causing pressure and hotspots.

Protective rubber toe cap

This feature is essential for cycling in mountainous trails. Due to the rugged and rocky nature of this terrain type, the reinforced toe cap helps protect the wearer’s toes against impact and scuffs.

Comfortable cushioning of the Terraduro

The Giro Terraduro cycling shoe is equipped with a molded EVA footbed for added protection and cushioning. It is also designed to provide medium arch support for a comfortable fit.

Giro Terraduro Insole

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 420g
Use: Mountain
Cleat design: 2 holes
Closure: Velcro, Ratchet
Features: SPD
Material: Synthetic
Technology: Vibram

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Rhys Smith
Rhys Smith

Rhys is an expert in all things cycling and bicycles who at a young age pursued the dream of becoming a professional cyclist by racing for a French and then Belgian road racing team at the Elite level. He is heavily involved in the cycling scene and runs one of Australia’s highest-rated online bicycle parts stores. He’s THE expert when it comes to testing cycling shoes.