We’ve seen them on Simon Yates as he won the final stage at this year’s Paris-Nice and under the Team BikeExchange-Jayco team in the classics; now they finally hit the stores. Giant’s updated Surge Pro shoe boasts upgrades that are functional and aesthetic, resulting in a powerful look and power to the pedals. Yates Simon Philip (GBR) of Team BikeExchange Photo: Nico Vereecken/PN/Cor Vos © 2022 Giant Surge Pro road shoe — What’s new?
The next-generation Surge Pro features a redesigned ExoBeam dual-beam carbon construction outsole and Exowrap 360-degree wrap-around foot closure. The combination of the two offers a better fit and power transfer that surpasses previous models — and looks better too.
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Yates and other riders from Team BikeExchange-Jayco began riding prototype versions of the new Surge Pro at early-season training camps.
Simon Yates (GBR) of Team BikeExchange – Photo: Nico Vereecken/PN/Cor Vos © 2022
“We were excited to start testing and riding the new Surge Pro shoes at our first winter camps this year,” said Yates, the leading general classification rider for Team BikeExchange-Jayco. “It was immediately clear how lightweight, efficient and comfortable they felt, and I’ve been training and racing with them ever since.” What are ExoBeam and Exowrap?
The most significant updates to the Surge Pro shoe are the new ExoBeam outsole plate and the Exowrap 360-fit. Both play a crucial role in making the shoe more comfortable.The ExoBeam outsole features a dual-beam design crafted from carbon fiber to offer a stiff pedaling platform […]