Verdict from 19 user reviews

7 reasons to buy

  • Breathability: Based on some user reviews, the upper of the Inov-8 Roadclaw 275 Knit delivers a well-ventilated coverage.
  • Traction: Some runners praise the grippy outsole of the shoe that works efficiently even on wet, slightly muddy surfaces.
  • Weight: Weighing 275g, the majority of the users consider the shoe very light.
  • Durability: A few testers mention that the shoe has a durable, quality build from top to bottom.
  • Comfort: Many buyers find the Roadclaw 275 Knit comfortable because of its midsole and smooth upper coverage.
  • Cushioning: According to a few users, the midsole feels a bit firm but still remains responsive.
  • Toebox: Wide-footed runners appreciate the roomy toebox because it gives enough room for their swelling toes.

1 reasons not to buy

  • Inward rolling: Those who tried the Roadclaw 275 Knit notice that on slow-paced runs the foot rolls inward and causes a little discomfort. 

Bottom line

The Inov-8 Roadclaw 275 Knit is a lightweight and responsive road running shoe ideal for everyday training and long-distance runs. It has a durable outsole with 4mm lugs that makes the shoe grip well on wet and soft surfaces. Having a rating of 5 in Inov-8's fit scale, the Roadclaw 275 Knit is suitable for wide-footed runners looking for extra toebox space.

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How Inov-8 Roadclaw 275 Knit ranks compared to all other shoes
Bottom 13% road running shoes
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Bottom 8% Inov-8 running shoes
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Bottom 14% neutral running shoes
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