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Pros Stable, protective, wider fit, technical terrainWonderful traction, balance of sensitive and protection, durable outsole and upper, unisex designVersatile use, aggressive outsole, fits most, comfortable, protective, all terrain use, good price.Excellent traction, great balance of foot protection and sensitivity, specific fit, durable outsoleSuper stable, protective, sensitive in the forefoot, traction over all surfaces, durable
Cons Expensive, doesn't bode well on slippery surfacesLaces are short and stupid, expensive, potential midsole durability issues, zero drop may not be for everybodyNo water drainage system.Higher heel is less stable, lugs wear down on pavementHeavy, no rock plate, rigidity isn't for everybody
Bottom Line A technical train runner designed with stability and protection in mind.Conquer all types of trails with this all-around performer.Comfortable and aggressive, this shoe is built for any trail for any distance.Built for steep and sloppy surfaces, its the best option for the gnarliest of terrain.Stable and rigid, this trail shoe is for those looking to put on the miles.
Rating Categories Spin Ultra Inov-8 TerraUltra G260 Peregrine 10 Speedcross 5 Akyra
Foot Protection (20%)
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Sensitivity (20%)
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Traction (15%)
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Specs Spin Ultra Inov-8 TerraUltra... Peregrine 10 Speedcross 5 Akyra
Measured Weight 9.7 oz 8.45 oz 9.80 oz 10.7 oz 11.6 oz
Recommended Terrain All trails All trails All trails All trails & soft surfaces All trails
Width Options Regular Regular Regular and wide Regular and Wide Regular
Heel-to-Toe Drop 6 mm 0 mm 4 mm 10 mm 9 mm
Stack Height from toe to heel (mm) Not available 9/9 17/21 10/20 16/25
Upper Mesh, micro nubuck, TPU toe cap Kevlar Mesh Engineered mesh with 3D print overlays Nylon mesh, sythetic overlays AirMesh, TPU MicroLite Skeleton
Midsole 2D EVA-CM EXTERFLOW PWRRUN Injected EVA MEMlex EVA
Outsole Vibram Megagrip Graphene Grip PWRTRAC Contragrip FriXion Trail Rocker2
Rock Plate? Yes Yes Yes Yes None
Sizes Available 40 - 46 4 - 15 5 - 12 5 - 12 36 - 43
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