Bontrager release dedicated GR2 Gravel Shoe

A dedicated gravel shoe that tackles all types of terrains with classic styling

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Bontrager release dedicated GR2 Gravel Shoe

A durable synthetic leather upper cradles your foot in comfort and stands up to the daily abuse of even the toughest trails.

Bontrager releases an all-new shoe that’s purpose-built for gravel but perfect for a multitude of off-road surfaces. GR2 is the ideal choice for the modern-day gravel rider, perfect for lengthy off-road adventures, endurance events, and the occasional cyclocross race. It features easily adjustable laces, a grippy Foray outsole for added stability on rough terrain, and durable synthetic leather upper with GnarGuard abrasion resistance to combat dust and debris.

Bontrager employees Tachyon rubber outsole to achieve a better grip on all terrains.

“Gravel riding is getting more and more popular, and people want a shoe that’s built to explore. The GR2 Gravel Shoe ticks all the boxes. It’s comfortable, durable, and walkable, so you can have bigger, bolder adventures.” – April Beard, Bontrager Director of Product for Helmets and Shoes. 

The GR2 gravel shoe looks the part of an off-road adventure shoe, fits great, and is the optimal choice for anyone who prefers the gravel road less traveled.

Bontrager GR2 Gravel Shoe Highlights

  • A durable, traditional lace closure system with a convenient elastic lace keeper allows for infinite adjustability and quick replacements if needed. 
  • A 2-bolt SBD-compatible Tachyon rubber outsole gives you a better grip on all terrains.
  • GnarGuard rubberized coating on the toe and heel add durability and protects against abrasions and debris.
  • Like all Bontrager products, the new GR2 gravel shoe is backed by the Unconditional Bontrager Guarantee, which gives riders 30 days to love their purchase.
  • inForm Race last offers a slightly roomier, high-performance fit for long days on and off the bike.
  • A nylon composite Bronze Series sole provides stiff-yet-walkable performance with a stiffness index of 6 of 14.

inForm Race last offers a slightly roomier, high-performance fit for long days on and off the bike.

Sizes, Pricing and Availability

Bontrager’s new GR2 Gravel shoes are available in:

  • Men’s sizes: 3.5/EU36- 14.5/EU48
  • Women’s sizing: 5 – 16 * Both men and women are available in 1/2 size increments 

Price: The New Bontrager GR2 Gravel Shoe ($139.99 MSRP) is available exclusively online at and through Trek’s global network of retailers.

About the author: Jordan Villella

Jordan comes from the steep streets of Pittsburgh PA, where he learned to dodge cars and rip single track. He has been involved in nearly every aspect of the cycling industry: from turning wrenches, store design, clothing production and bike park creation. Jordan spends his free time racing cross country and cyclocross around North America, though he has been know to enduro every now and then. His love of cycling is only second to his love of his family and punk rock.

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