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Giro Empire VR70 Knit

Giro Empire VR70 Knit

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The Giro Empire™ VR70 Knit is unlike any mountain bike shoe you've ever seen. It features Giro's new engineered Xnetic™ Knit upper, which offers unparalleled comfort and breathability, with a bonded TPU exoskeletal system to provide support where it's needed most. The upper is DWR-treated for water repellency and easy cleaning, while a rubber toe guard and bonded TPU heel increase durability and abrasion resistance. A closed stretch-knit ankle cuff provides superior comfort, additional support and protection from scree out on the trail. All of this is built on top of a stout Easton® EC70 carbon fiber sole that offers pro-level stiffness, and a tough, molded Vibram® rubber outsole that provides protection and grip when you're off the bike.

The Giro Empire VR70 Knit is compatible with 2-bolt cleats.


  • DWR-treated Xnetic™ Knit upper offers unparalleled comfort, breathability, and water resistance.
  • Closed stretch-knit ankle cuff keeps trail debris out.
  • Traditional lace-up closure with Empire laces.
  • Easton® EC70 carbon fiber sole with molded Vibram® rubber outsole for optimal stiffness and traction.
  • Claimed weight: 380 grams.

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This size chart provides our best estimate for which European shoe size to choose based on your US shoe size. This will not necessarily match the US size shown on the product, but it is the best guidance we can provide for this particular brand.

If we've noticed that any particular model deviates from the standardized chart, we will list this information in the product description.

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Black/Charcoal - 42

Mfg PartNum: 7089765 

Black/Charcoal - 42.5

Mfg PartNum: 7089766 

Black/Charcoal - 43

Mfg PartNum: 7089767 

Black/Charcoal - 43.5

Mfg PartNum: 7089768 

Black/Charcoal - 44

Mfg PartNum: 7089769 

Black/Charcoal - 44.5

Mfg PartNum: 7089770 

Black/Charcoal - 45

Mfg PartNum: 7089771 

Black/Charcoal - 45.5

Mfg PartNum: 7089772 

Black/Charcoal - 46

Mfg PartNum: 7089773 

Black/Charcoal - 47

Mfg PartNum: 7089775 

Lime/Black - 42

Mfg PartNum: 7089785 

Lime/Black - 43

Mfg PartNum: 7089787 

Lime/Black - 44

Mfg PartNum: 7089789 

Lime/Black - 45

Mfg PartNum: 7089791 

Lime/Black - 46

Mfg PartNum: 7089793 

Midnight/Blue - 42

Mfg PartNum: 7089803 

Midnight/Blue - 43

Mfg PartNum: 7089805 

Midnight/Blue - 44

Mfg PartNum: 7089807 

Midnight/Blue - 45

Mfg PartNum: 7089809 

Midnight/Blue - 46

Mfg PartNum: 7089811 

Midnight/Blue - 47

Mfg PartNum: 7089813 

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Reviewed 5/6/2019
by Johann
Los Angeles
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1 of 5 customers found this review helpful.
Decent product

Shoes are great overall haven't had the opportunity to take them out in the rain yet so can't add on water resistance. Mine did not come with arch support so i don't know how those are like had them for about 3 months haven't ripped or torn. I have only been in one accident where i flipped over my bars they barely scratched and i switch from road to fixed

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