|Weight:||Men: 9.9oz | Women: 8.7oz|
|Heel to toe drop:||Men: 9mm | Women: 9mm|
|Arch type:||High arch|
|Strike Pattern:||Midfoot strike|
|Distance:||Daily running | Long distance | Marathon|
|Heel height:||Men: 25mm | Women: 25mm|
|Forefoot height:||Men: 16mm | Women: 16mm|
|Width:||Normal | Normal|
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87 / 100 based on 3 expert reviews
Substantial and fairly deep lugs offer grip for both drive and camber, side-to-side, control.
This shoe is basically awesome. It is super comfortable and very stylish. It is also great quality, as I would expect from Inov-8.
The Inov-8 Roclite 282 GTX are probably the best shoes which you can get if you look for the lightest weight and a good sole.
…a sticky rubber outsole compound, which has been specially developed using climbing rubber technology. This rubber optimizes grip in wet conditions.
- The Inov-8 Roclite 282 GTX features the Gore-Tex membrane that is use in its upper. The Gore-Tex membrane is waterproof, keeping water out. It keeps the foot drier without affecting the shoe’s breathability features.
The Roclite 282 GTX is available in standard running shoe length and width. The heel area has a close-fitting and the forefoot is a bit wider. It comfortably accommodates those with wider forefoot. The toe box is roomy for toe splay.
The outer unit of the Roclite 282 GTX uses the sticky rubber that is designed to give impressive grip on wet conditions while giving additional durability on high wear areas. The full length lugged pattern gives reliable grip on grass, snow and muddy surfaces.
The Meta-Flex groove encourages natural forefoot flex. The outsole of the shoe is as durable and flexible as the Speedcross 5 from Salomon.
The shoe uses the EVA foam that delivers moderate amount of cushioning and flexibility. It works perfectly with the brand’s 3-Arrow Shoc-Zone cushioning system that deliver average amount of underfoot cushioning. It also uses the Fascia Band from the heel to the metatarsal region. It acts as the rigid lever arm for efficient ride. Lastly, the Meta Shank is designed to provide flexible underfoot impact protection.
The upper of the Inov-8 Roclite 282 GTX features the Gore-Tex material which is designed to be waterproof, keeping the foot drier without affecting breathability. The Met-Cradle gives forefoot support and a secure fit through the synthetic upper webbing. The shoe also comes with a TPU lacing support that securely holds the foot for an enhanced running experience.