New Giro Formula MTB shoes, Ethos commuter helmet with turn signals and more!

Giro’s new products for Fall 2022 ranged from MTB gloves and shoes to aero road gloves to casual MTB-friendly commuter footwear. And a dedicated commuter bike helmet with front and rear lights, plus a Bluetooth remote to control its turn signals.

Giro Formula & Formula Pro trail shoes

Designed as a high-performance “Fun Country” trail shoe, the new Formula Pro is as much about pedaling as it is descending, and comfortable doing both all day long.

It gets a new Sensor rubber compound which they claim is durable yet grippy with a medium durometer that performs well in wet and dry conditions. This material is co-molded with a carbon composite outsole that is shaped like smaller lugs below gum.

This design puts a thinner layer of rubber on top, so the lugs provide better support and there is less overall weight, but also eliminates adhesive and any risk of delamination. The Formula Pro gets two BOA dials and will retail for $300/pair.

giro formula pro trail mtb shoe

The Formula essentially gets the exact same construction, just with one less BOA dial. There is also a women’s version. MSRP is $250.

Giro Tracker & Tracker Fastlace MTB/Commuter Shoes

The giro tracker fast lace flat pedal shoes are perfect for beginner mountain bikers and commuters

If you’re looking for a casual MTB shoe that’s great for beginners or a serious commuter shoe that has the technical look and feel you’re used to on your performance bike, the new Trackers are for you. Pricing is $110 for the Fastlace version and $130 for the BOA-equipped model.

giro tracker flat pedal shoes

They’re built the same way as Giro’s more aggressive flat-pedal MTB shoes, but with a thinner profile and lighter materials. The Tack rubber outsole provides good grip on the pins, with a stiff enough sole for good foot hold on singletrack, but something you can still walk around in the store. Coming soon.

Giro Gnar Glove MTB Gloves

Giro Gnar MTB glove with D30 impact protection

The new Giro Gnar mountain bike glove features D3O impact protection materials on the knuckles and fingers. The back of the hand is a lightweight, breathable Airprene material which, along with the Bravo microfiber palm, is part of their Renew series of recycled materials. MSRP is $50.

Giro Supernatural Light Road Gloves

giro supernatural light road bike glove with seamless palm padding

Giro was the first to use Elastic Interface’s seamless padding on a glove, and now they’re streamlining it even further by using a sleek slip-on design with no closure. Als0$50, these stretched well when we tried them on so may be worth downsizing a size or (ideally) trying at your local bike shop.

Giro Ethos commuter helmet with turn signals

giro ethos commuter bike helmet with turn signals

The Giro Ethos is a new deep-coverage urban bike helmet that incorporates not only front and rear lights, but also turn signals. With standard white front lights and red taillights, they turn amber when you indicate a turn using the included Bluetooth handlebar remote.

giro ethos commuter bike helmet with integrated light

The lights provide 360º visibility and can be switched between steady and flashing modes during normal use.

Bluetooth turn signal remote control for giro ethos bicycle helmet

The remote allows you to change modes and indicate that you are turning. Once you click L or R to signal a turn, it will emit a soft beep, much like your car’s turn signals click to remind you that they’re on. And if you don’t hear it or disconnect, they will automatically turn off after 120 seconds and return to your normal front and back light output.

MSRP is $250 for the standard version and $280 with a clear face shield that protects your eyes from wind and rain.

Other than the Tracker shoes, everything else featured here starts shipping in late fall 2022.

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