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Giro Ventana Fastlace Cycling Shoe

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Ventana Fastlace Cycling Shoe

Built for all-day all-mountain adventures, the Ventana Fastlace brings durability and comfort to all of your trail escapades. The one-piece Synchwire uppers are designed to withstand the toughest trails, and come equipped with Giro’s Fastlace system which makes it easy to find the perfect fit. The bottom of the shoe uses Giro's proprietary Sensor rubber, ensuring you have plenty of grip when the grade turns too steep to pedal and a little hike-a-bike is required.

  • Versatile shoes for endless hours on the trail
  • Stout nylon shank is stiff enough for rowdy riding
  • Keep sure-footed off the bike with grippy Sensor rubber outsole
  • EVA footbed provides support through the arch and forefoot
  • Fastlace system is quick to adjust and fine-tune your fit
  • Reinforced heel and toe box offer protection from impacts
  • Two-bolt cleat mount with plenty of adjustment room for ideal placement
  • Item #GIRZ31P

Upper Material
Synchwire with PU bonded mesh
Closure
Fastlace, hook-and-loop strap
Footbed
molded EVA
Midsole
EVA
Sole
Sensor Rubber
Cleat Compatibility
2-bolt
Claimed Weight
[single, 42.5] 408g
Recommended Use
cross-country, trail
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year

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>Rating: 4

Pretty good but not the best Giro shoe

Familiarity:
I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
Fit:
True to size
Size Bought
43

I’ve had Giro Gauges for years and I’ve tried a few other models from them as well. These are definitely a comfortable and a quality shoe. The soles are somewhat stiff but not as stout as the carbon soled models. I would say these are geared more for a casual trail and cross country mtb shoe. For competitive cyclocross and race ready mtb riding I would want something a bit stiffer. However these are perfect for those weekend trail days where you may get off the bike and walk back up the jump line or have a few hike-a-bike moments. These are also good off the bike to walk up and order coffee or grab a long lunch and beer after the ride. The quicklace feature is nice as well. Seems like a good alternative to the BOA system with much less opportunity for trail failure or maintenance. The lace up is snug and quick to engage. I do feel like the long lace is a bit awkward to tuck away afterwords and the Velcro strap over the top may be unneeded as the tension at the top of the lace is already very tight. I think maybe the Velcro could have been a more clever storage pocket for the extra lace material instead. They run pretty true to size and the materials are high quality and a nice lightweight and breathable construction. The soles are for sure more grippy than my gauges were. Stoked to put more miles on these.

>Rating: 5

Great shoes

Familiarity:
I've used it several times
Fit:
True to size
Size Bought
45
Height
6` 2"
Weight
185 lbs

I ordered these and the Giro Gauges (both 45). The Gauges were way too low volume and uncomfortable on my toes. A gearhead let me know that the Ventana uses a different Giro shoe last more like their flat shoes and it was way more comfortable. The bungee stays put in the little hook and the velcro is exactly what you need to make sure your heel doesn't slip. I've worn these on 4 rides so far and they are holding up great - comfortable to ride in, stiff to climb in, and make me feel more confident on the trails.

>Rating: 4

Giro Fastlace

Fit:
True to size
Size Bought
Size 10
Height
5` 9"
Weight
175 lbs

Great shoe. Stiff sole, very comfortable and fit true to size..