Adidas Terrex Fast R GTX Review Facts
The Terrex Fast R GTX by Adidas are a pair of rugged shoes. If you are looking for lightweight minimalist shoes to run low mileage on a flat road, these shoes may not be for you. If you like to run in nature, love a nice hike, or would like to do either in the inclimate weather, these are the right shoes for you.
The outsole is made primarily of Traxion rubber, a rubber known for its great traction among hiking communities. Its grooves are very aggressive, meant to help traction while providing great support. The outsole on this shoe is also very durable.
The midsole contains adiprene+, which helps absorb shocks and provide comfort on your heel and forefoot. Adidas boasts its midsole, saying it provides enhanced motion control and downhill
comfort. These claims ring true, with excellent comfort, even with constant strikes on the ground. The midsole is also very excellently engineered.
The quick-lacing on these shoes are very helpful, saving time and effort that would normally be spent tying shoes. The lining is part of the title, Gore-Tex. This lining is what provides these shoe’s their remarkable waterproof
nature while also retaining breathability. The Adidas’ Terrex Fast R GTX also feature a removable ortholite sole, which is very comfortable, even on long hikes.
When compared to many other running shoes, these are relatively heavy. Compared to other hiking shoes, they are light. They do not feel cumbersome or awkward, but the ruggedness is obvious.
These shoes are very breathable. It is nearly unnoticeable that they are waterproof. 100°F temperatures
are no sweat for these shoes, which is particularly useful on long hikes.
These shoes are remarkably comfortable. Being trail shoes, these are built for all-day wear while still being comfortable. They are snug, but not tight. Rugged, but not heavy. Waterproof, but breathable. Provide traction, but not ugly. They are a hiker’s dream shoe.
The Adidas Fast R GTX comes in many different color combinations, many of them bright and colorful. These shoes may not be what you wear to prom, but you also wouldn’t be embarrassed to wear them on a hike or a long run. These shoes are not high-fashion. They are high-function. The Adidas Terrex Fast R GTX are pair of shoes stylish when compared to other trail shoes
These shoes are durable. Many users report thousands of miles with these shoes while still being very functional. It is safe to say these will last you many years, even if you hike very rough terrain.
The thick rubber sole combined with its waterproof nature make this shoe very protective. No amount of rain, snow, or other hazardous terrain will get in your way while wearing these shoes. Your feet are in good hands with Adidas’ Terrex Fast R GTX.
This shoe actually has a part built in the midsole to help with responsiveness, adripene+. It does its job very well, these shoes respond well with every step. The large lugs help account for any missteps onto a stray rock or limb, and the shoes being snug, but not tight, helps you control every step better.
These shoes have great support, being built for all-day comfort. Adidas boasts its ortholite inlay as being very comfortable. Testers agree, the support on these shoes is outstanding. These shoes also have great arches
, helping to prevent bad foot posture, which leads to pain.
These shoes are meant for rough terrain, no doubt. Mountains without trails, hiking trails, and snowy conditions are all handled easily by these rugged shoes. The large lugs and waterproofing are key features that assist in achieving this great all-terrain
These shoes are relatively expensive when compared to walking shoes, but they will last you thousands of miles more. Per mile, these shoes are the best deal you can get.
Traction is one thing every user comments about on this shoe. Even under crumbling rocks, you will be able to stand confidently, knowing your shoes will never fail you. Even in rain and snow, these shoes are somehow able to grab traction, something many shoes fail to do.
These shoes are flexible, but certainly not as much as a road running shoe such as Nike’s Free Runners. Being trail shoes, this is a design feature. Too much flexibility could lead to broken ankles
The snug fit and large lugs make these shoes very stable without sacrificing comfort. It is safe to say these shoes will keep you on your feet and prevent slips and falls.
The heel-to-toe drop is 8mm, which is a little bit higher than average for most shoes. This helps with stability.
•Full forefoot adiprene+ for forefoot propulsion and efficiency
•Quick Lacing with a simple pull system
•Large lugs for great traction control
•Gore-Tex waterproof lining, which provides waterproofing without sacrificing breathability
•Molded Ortholite sockliner for good foot climate and comfort
•Outdoor specific Formotion unit for enhanced motion control and downhill comfort
These shoes are ideal for any person who wants to walk or run on trails. They are durable, breathable, waterproof, and provide awesome traction. They are sturdy, rugged, and a great addition to any trail runners collection.