Adidas Men's Terrex Fast R Mid GTX
Athletic, light shoe for moving fast on the mountain. Continental rubber and FORMOTION® grip and control. Forefoot plate and adiprene protect and cushion. Gore-Tex® keeps you dry.
Lining: Gore-Tex® extended comfort footwear. Inlay: molded Ortholite® sock liner. Midsole: full forefoot adiPRENE® for forefoot propulsion & efficiency. Midsole: outdoor specific FORMOTION™ unit for enhanced motion control and downhill comfort. Outsole: Traxion® - featuring continental rubber for extraordinary grip.
|Inlay:||Molded Ortholite sockliner for best foot climate and comfort|
|Lining:||Gore-Tex Extended Comfort Footwear|
|Midsole:||Outdoor specific Formotion unit for enhanced motion control and downhill comfort|
|Outsole:||Traxion-featuring Continental Rubber for extraordinary grip|
|Weight:||14 oz / 395 g|
|Adidas Terrex Fast R GTX||$179.95|
|Adidas Terrex Fast X Mid GTX||$119.99 - $184.95|
|Adidas Terrex Fast R||$99.99 - $160.00|
|Adidas Terrex Swift R GTX||$79.99 - $135.00|
Here we go for the Terrex FAST R GTX, as I have had them for three months now, with several hikes in rain, some heat and various terrain.
-Fit is true to size. I am a 10 1/2, with a mid volume foot. They fit like, well, glove for you foot.
-Lacing system is similar to lots of other brands. They use a little slider thingy so you can dial in the lacing from the toe box to the top. The little button that depresses in order to slide the "laces" does not work very well on mine. A minor annoyance overall.
-Amazing traction, in nearly any condition or surface. It's like magic. Down hill braking is excellent, the sides grip well during class 3/4 scrambling, almost like an approach shoe with randing. Excellent on scree, rock, water rock, you name it. Yes, on really rugged trails, you will feel sharp-edged rocks; but these are basically sneakers on steroids and NOT a mountaineering boot, so that is to be expected. But even though I could feel the sharp rocks and stuff, they didn't bother me at all...even after long days, no bruising or sore feet.
-When I took them out of the box and saw the construction and light weight, I thought they would wear down quickly like my Inov8 360 Para's did. Not so! These are WAY tougher and much better on your feet than those overpriced hunks of junk.
-Ankle support is good for how light this hybrid hiker is. I found myself not worrying about rolling my ankles...they will hold up, even under a load.
Overall, I love this "boot", or super sneaker, whatever it is. I find that I go faster and harder for longer wearing the Terrex. No, this is not a Viagra review, but these Adidas do make me feel younger in that 'special way'. I love them. The start of a beautiful relationship...
I am delighted with this boot. They are extremely light, but provide excellent ankle support and cushion. I am 6-1 and weigh 220 lbs. The soles have incredible grip. It took a while for me to to get used to the wire lacing system, but now I find it far superior to traditional laces. My only concern is what happens if they break? I had to replace the insoles with Super Feet(orange) insoles because I need additional support for heel problems. I have to do this with every shoe/boot I wear. I've had numerous comments too about their appearance: Very cool looking.
This is a great light hiker. This is my shoe for my fast early morning 14ers with my boys!!! Love 'em!!!
Not a dialed in fit as I had hoped. Also the waterproof specs did not meet my expectations. I have trudged through some streams in these hikers and have come out with wet feet, even just hiking in the rain my feet end up wet every time. They are fairly comfortable but they tend to rub the outside of my foot near my pinky toe. Also, the lacing system if convenient and quick but it doesn't dial in the fit as you could do with normal laces. Maybe my feet have the wrong shape for these hikers. I've thought about it and am convinced that I could not go a half size up or down. My foot also moves from side to side on uneven terrain while hiking.
I hoped for a bit more in this hiker but was let down unfortunately.
the mid GTX had a very rigid tongue and as i wore it around the house it was very uncomfortable.
i did purchase the same model but in the low version and it is awesome.