Free riders from Five ten are their most versatile shoe. Designed for all mountain use this shoe is like having glue on the soles of your feet. The sole is made from their S1 rubber compound. Its high friction but abrasion resistance making it a firm favorite in the world of MTB shoes.
The Freerider Elements Shoe is designed for all-day comfort all year long. They make a great choice of UK trail shoe as the upper helps to repel water and the foam padding is quick to dry. This is a mid-flex shoe and sits below the Impact (the DH model) in terms of stiffness more:
Five Ten has designed the Spitfire to perhaps spend more time on your feet walking around rather than on a bike so this influences their selection of sole compound, we all love the sticky S1™ found on the Freerider but that doesn’t have the durability needed for day to day use which is why Five Ten selected their super durable non-marking Marathon™more:
Five Ten’s resident downhill champs and flat pedal specialists Sam Hill and Brook Macdonald has more than a hand in developing the Five Ten® Impact VXi with its revolutionary STEALTH® Mi6™ rubber outer which is not only incredibly sticky but as up to 50% more shock absorption.more:
If you want to stand out from the crowd and be stuck to your pedals like three year old’s tongue to a slightly too cold ice lolly, then you need a pair of Five Ten Freerider ELC shoes in your life. Whether you pick the red/blue graphics or the neon yellow splatter, everyone will see you coming down the slope. more:
Fiveten freerider size 9 unworn still in box.
What can you say about Five Ten Footwear? It’s honestly like gluing your feet to your bike. We at UK Mountain Bike wear freeriders. Super soft sole and soo comfortable. When we are browsing through EBay and we find a deal or an unusual style that we haven’t seen out on the trails we will share it with you. Remember that none of the deals we post are ours and you should ask questions directly to the sellers. Have fun.