Verdict from 6 user reviews

6 reasons to buy

  • Comfort: The majority of reviews affirm the Mavic XA GTX's impeccable comfort.
  • Good looks: A lot of consumers find it to be attractive.
  • Well-balanced stiffness: According to several users, the shoe provides an adequate amount of power transfer.
  • Walking comfort: It walks comfortably during hike-a-bike sections, says a handful of cyclists.
  • Quality: The shoe has excellent craftsmanship, according to some owners.
  • Light: A few commenters appreciate the XA GTX's relatively lighter weight than other MTB shoes.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Not really waterproof: A reviewer says that his feet got soaked once the rain really poured.
  • Quicklace buckle design: One user claims that the buckle loosens while riding.

Bottom line

Design-wise, the XA GTX displays a sleek and minimal aesthetic deemed uncommon in MTB shoes. It is also praised for its comfort and performance on and off the bike during casual mountain cycling.

As with any other waterproof shoe, this Mavic bike shoe should be partnered with cycling waterproof pants to prevent the elements from entering the shoe. Overall, the Mavic XA GTX ticks all the essential elements for trail shredding and alpine adventures.

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How XA GTX compares

This shoe: 59
All shoes average: 80
59 95
This shoe: £150
All shoes average: £180
£80 £520
This shoe: 370g
All shoes average: 407g
280g 720g