Who should buy the Five Ten Impact Sam Hill

The Impact Sam Hill enduro shoe is an updated take on the classic Impact Low model. It is a solid option if you:

  • Need a shoe that has an enhanced comfort and quicker drying time.
  • Need a shoe that is engineered for stability and traction even on the most aggressive enduro rides.
  • Need a shoe that has superior grip is provided by Five Ten’s famous Stealth S1 rubber, while the rigidity comes from stiff PU midsoles.

Five Ten Impact Sam Hill Logo

Stealth S1 rubber compound

The Five Ten Impact Sam Hill features the brand’s well-known Stealth S1 rubber compound. It is considered as 5.10’s most versatile rubber. It was designed to stick to all types of surfaces whether it’s wet or dry. Expect high-traction, durability and cushioning from this technology.

Five Ten Impact Sam Hill Stealth S1 rubber compound

Employing a Polyutherane midsole that’s created with extra rigidity, this shoe delivers efficient power transfer with every pedal.

Five Ten Impact Sam Hill's cleat system

Just like most enduro/gravity/downhill bike shoe, the Impact Sam Hill also features a flat outsole design. This gives the rider the freedom and spontaneity to plant their foot whenever needed. Try the following high-rated flat MTB pedals to pair with this shoe: Crank Brothers 5050 xx, Shimano Saint MX80, and Race Face Aeffect.

Five Ten Impact Sam Hill Cleat system

Fast drying and comfortable

Synthetic leather covers the majority of the shoe’s upper. It offers efficient protection against the elements in the trails and dries quickly as well. The well-cushioned tongue is crafted from mesh, which enhances breathability and comfort.

Five Ten Impact Sam Hill Fast drying and comfortable

An additional layer of stitched reinforcements graces the toe part of the shoe. This is crucial for downhill cycling activities to keep the wearer’s foot safe and injury-free against impact and bumps.

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 18.2oz
Use: Mountain
Cleat design: Flat
Closure: Lace
Collection: Five Ten Stealth Rubber
Material: Synthetic/Mesh upper, Leather
BRAND Brand: Five Ten

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Author
Rhys Smith
Rhys Smith

Rhys is an expert in all things cycling and bicycles who at a young age pursued the dream of becoming a professional cyclist by racing for a French and then Belgian road racing team at the Elite level. He is heavily involved in the cycling scene and runs one of Australia’s highest-rated online bicycle parts stores. He’s THE expert when it comes to testing cycling shoes.