With a shock-absorbing forefoot, a cushioned insole and a waterproof yet breathable upper, this trail running shoe manages to deliver a comfortable and secure ride in a variety of off-road conditions. Its deep-lugged treads provide excellent grip, while reflective panels in the toe and heel will help to keep you safe in the dark.
Orange Five S
The versatile Five S MTB is equally at home on epic climbs and tricky downhill runs, with its excellent suspension, lightweight frame and neutral ride position. It has quality parts throughout, including Avid Elixir disc brakes and a RockShox Sektor Solo suspension fork that packs an impressive 140mm of travel.
Salomon Cosmic 4D GTX
Combining deep, angled Contagrip lugs and a sole that mirrors the shape of your foot for improved mobility, this is an ideal boot to help you tackle any terrain. The Gore-Tex upper keeps water out, the insoles wick away moisture, and ventilation keeps the foot cool and comfortable. The firm, moulded EVA midsole is best for uneven ground and the rubber toe and heel provide protection without making it too heavy.
The North Face Better Than Naked
This jacket is so light and comfortable you’ll barely notice you’re wearing it. It combines a water-resistant nylon body with elastane stretch panels and mesh inserts to provide improved mobility and ventilation. A laminated pocket on the arm is perfect for storing small essentials, while reflective logos on the front and back will help to keep you safe in low light.
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