Who should buyy the Giro Ventana

The Ventana by Giro was designed around a stout nylon shank placed in the midsole. It is a solid option if you:

  • Need a shoe that works together with the EVA midsole and its combination has been established to administer pedaling efficiency for the Downhill (DH) World Cup.
  • Need a shoe that is secured by a BOA dial, steel lace, and forefoot hook-and-look strap.
  • Need a shoe that has a retention system that aims to provide a lockdown fit without hotspots.

Giro Ventana Logo

Excellent traction and durable

The Ventana’s outsole is made from the Sensor rubber compound. It is engineered to provide essential MTB shoe traction, inspiring confidence every time trekking over rocks and logs is needed.

Giro Ventana Excellent traction and durable

Equipped with a stout nylon shank in the cleat area, this pair allows an adequate transfer of power with every pedal.

Two-bolt cleat design

This footwear is suitable for MTB pedal systems, which employ a two-bolt cleat design. Some of the pedal types that match this shoe are any of Shimano’s SPD pedals, Time’s ATAC pedals, Crank Brothers Race, Look MTB, Ritchey MTB, and many more. It is also compatible with most indoor cycling gyms.

Giro Ventana Two-bolt cleat design

Breathable and comfortable upper

The shoe’s one-piece Synchwire upper design is engineered to hug the foot to aid in optimal power transmission while retaining comfort. It features PU-bonded mesh inserts for excellent aeration.

Giro Ventana Breathable and comfortable upper

Impact protection

The heel and toe sections are reinforced with rubber to keep the foot protected from bumps and lengthen the shoe’s lifespan as well.

Giro Ventana Impact protection

Secure fit

The Ventana features a BOA dial and strap combination to govern the closure. The BOA L6 dial could be tightened in 1 mm increments and loosened instantly via its macro release function. The Velcro strap is mainly responsible for the snug fit of the forefoot area.

Giro Ventana Secure fit

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 417g / Women 360g
Use: Mountain
Cleat design: 2 holes
Closure: Velcro, BOA
Features: SPD, Recessed cleats
Material: Synthetic/Mesh upper
BRAND Brand: Giro

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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.