Tecnica Tricon - Trail-Running Shoes: Reviews

Why They're CoolWhy They're Cool: They're high-performance, but not so overdesigned that you're afraid to get them dirty. » Tecnica named these 26-ouncers after their three-part midsole: You get swaths of shock-absorbing rubber for the heel strike, denser EVA to keep you from rolling inward, and a mid-density EVA layer to transfer force forward for toe-off. A nylon plate protects the forefoot. » Enough deconstruction—how do they perform? On a divoted singletrack that begged to turn an ankle, I never thought I might strain to correct a gap in lateral protection. Verdict: They're superstable on uncertain surfaces.

Hmmm . . .The red-and-orange pattern will say hi to oncoming runners 20 feet before you do.

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