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Pros Excellent value, protective, lightweight, superior stability, cushioning for the long haulStable, 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 priceInexpensive, excellent traction, stable, wide forefoot, protective upper
Cons Short lacesExpensive, 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 systemHuge fit needs sizing up, 10mm drop is not for everybody
Bottom Line Perfectly balanced across all the metrics, this top dog has a little bit of something for everybodyA technical train runner designed with stability and protection in mindConquer all types of trails with this all-around performerComfortable and aggressive, this shoe is built for any trail for any distanceAn aggressive and affordable trail runner that needs to be sized down
Rating Categories MTL Long Sky Spin Ultra Inov-8 TerraUltra G260 Peregrine 10 Supercross
Foot Protection (20%)
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Sensitivity (20%)
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Traction (15%)
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Stability (15%)
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Comfort And Fit (15%)
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Weight (15%)
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Specs MTL Long Sky Spin Ultra Inov-8 TerraUltra... Peregrine 10 Supercross
Measured Weight 8.90 oz 9.7 oz 8.45 oz 9.80 oz 10.35 oz
Recommended Terrain All trails All trails All trails All trails All trails & soft surfaces
Width Options Regular Regular Regular Regular and wide Regular
Heel-to-Toe Drop 8 mm 6 mm 0 mm 4 mm 10 mm
Stack Height from toe to heel (mm) 27.5/19.5 n/a 9/9 17/21 n/a
Upper Mesh & TPU Mesh, micro nubuck, TPU toe cap Kevlar Mesh Engineered mesh with 3D print overlays Ripstop textile
Midsole EVA 2D EVA-CM EXTERFLOW PWRRUN EnergyCell EVA
Outsole Vibram MegaGrip Vibram Megagrip Graphene Grip PWRTRAC Contragrip TD
Rock Plate? Yes Yes Yes Yes None
Sizes Available 5 - 11 40 - 46 4 - 15 5 - 12 6 - 11
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