Faster with more control. Combining the light weight and pedaling effectiveness of a XC shoe with the durability, grip and armor aggressive trail riders require. UPPER: Reinforced low profile amour provides great protection, excellent durability. Asymmetrical collar design for ankle protection. Multi-layered moisture control mesh toe vents. Speed lacing system adapts to wide range of foot shapes with a secure fit. Super low-profile micro-adjust buckle securely holds foot. INSOLE: Dual density extra-cushion insole stabilizes pedaling moment and enhances shock absorbing cushioningLAST: Volume+ last for a more accommodating toe box. SOLE: TORBAL Torsional midsole allows natural rider "flow" motion during downhill. TORBAL Balanced carbon reinforced midsole for optimal pedaling rigidity. Expanded SPD cleat adjustment range to accommodate race or trail minded riding styles.