Product Preview/Ride Report
Introducing Ride Concepts Footwear (Plus Livewire Review)
New shoe brands in MTB are rare - but Ride Concepts has come prepared with a surprisingly good flat pedal shoe - with clipless to come later...
Scott MTB Comp Shoes AND Time Speciale Pedals
Time's new Enduro focussed shoe, with screw-in pins and a large platform are a nice pairing for Scott's versatile, high-value trail shoe...
Shimano's Michelin-Clad GR9 Shoes
Can Shimano's use of Michelin rubber put the GR9 in contention with Five Ten for flat pedal traction...
3 Even Fresher Products For Spring 2018
A Wolf Tooth Headset with lots of colour, some full-featured lace-up clip in shoes from Scott, and a floor pump for the end of times from Crankbrothers...
Pearl Izumi X-Alp Launch Flat Pedal Shoes
Pearl Izumi has always made footwear popular with the XC and road crowds - but what about a flat pedal shoe...
2018 Pearl Izumi X-Alp Elevate Shoes
A Boa closure and some carbon say race but the comfort, look and fit of these shoes say freeride (and apres ride)
Winter Shoe Review
45NRTH Japanther Winter Shoes
These clipless pedal boots with the funny name were broken in with a 16 hour ride on the shortest day of the year...
Northwave X-Arctic GTX winter shoes: Reviewed
With a gore-tex membrane and truly excellent fit and waterproofness, the X-Arctics are not just a good winter shoe, they could be the one you wear for three seasons.
2 Minute Reviews
Shimano GR7 Flat Pedal Shoes
This is a collaboration between Shimano and Michelin and the product is worthy of these two quality brands...
Shimano MW5 Winter Shoes: Reviewed
Shimano's mid-priced winter boots will keep your feet dry and warm.
Specialized Defroster Trail Winter Shoes
Specialized's Defroster - redesigned for 2018 - is a winter shoe built for aggressive trail riding in frigid conditions or in a deluge...
Weatherproof Shoe Review
Mavic XA PRO H2O GTX Shoes
"Take a durable trail shoe, hollow it out enough for a winter weight sock and add a GoreTex membrane..."
Year in Review
Best Of 2017 - Andrew's List
The gear that caught Andrew's attention and continues to surpass expectations to this day, and some classic memories that haunt him on the trails still.
Five Ten Kestrel Lace Clipless Shoes
A Five Ten for the clip-less (SPD) crowd that is stiff, well made that won't make you look like a tap dancer...
Lake MX 332 - Shoes For Wide Feet
If you have trouble finding SPD shoes that fit your feet Lake might have what you are looking for...
3 New Products For Spring
These are products that aren't yet fully reviewed, but Andrew Major thinks some of you should know about them before summer...
Shimano ME7 Shoes
Shimano's successor to the popular M200 adds an excellent new outsole as well as further design refinements. Is it the shoe for you?
Mavic Deemax Pro Shoes
The Mavic Deemax Pro are indeed 'enduro-specific' but do you need to be an enduro racer to appreciate these yellow slippers?
OWN FR-01 Shoe Review
“…if you do finish a ride with super wet shoes, you can just slide off the outer shoes and drive home in the liners.”
Giro Head to Toe
When the Truant jersey is in the laundry, it makes me do laundry more often. That’s a lie – I just wear it, even if it smells.
Giro Alpineduro Winter Shoes
“…most of the features that make them a solid winter riding shoe are concealed in a package that asks to be paired with flaid plannel.”
Giro Terraduro Shoes: Reviewed
“shoulder your bike and cross that 100′ log with moss on it and not feel like calling loved ones on the other side.”
Five Ten Impact VXi
“How do you improve on the shoe that made you the go-to for flat pedal lovers the world over?”
Five Ten Impact VXi Clipless
Each of the size 10.5 shoes I was testing weighed in at 421 grams, and Five Ten says they are the lightest DH-specific clipless shoes on the market