Reviewed: 21 November 2006
AS PREVIOUSLY STATED IDEAL FIRST XC SHOE.
Mesh soon wears through and holes appear above toes. Tendency for sole to come away from upper. (Even after stuffing them with newspaper when wet and then allowed to dry out naturally). Your friendly cobbler will glue them back for you but when this occurs after low mileage one questions either the design or the manufacturing quality.
Mud builds up under arch with some types of soil and only a quick diversion through a handy stream seems to resolve this.
I had two pairs now. Unless there are some significant changes I can't see me buying another pair. I will consider the many alternatives now on offer in future