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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.