When you think of Shimano, it’s common to think of their drivetrains and components seeing as they’re one of the two big brands suppliers. They’re big investors and title sponsors of world-class race events and humongous in the fishing industry – yep, fishing.
However, Shimano has long been a respectable player in the MTB shoe field and with a growing line of products, including women’s, we’ve been getting familiar with the new Shimano GR7W women’s MTB shoes.
They’ve been constructed from a MICHELIN® rubber outsole for improved pedal grip whilst remaining practical off the bike too. The upper side of the shoe is crafted from a perforated synthetic material with mesh design to help with temperature control. Overall, the lightweight design and chosen materials offer quick-drying capabilities by absorbing less water.
The toe area has been carefully moulded for additional protection, while the stretchy mesh ankle collar helps prevent debris from getting into the shoe itself.
There’s a handy elasticated loop on the front of the shoe to help keep your laces tucked away so they don’t run the risk of coming undone or getting caught.
These shoes are available in sizes EU 36 to EU 44 and come with a spare set of colour laces.