Who should buy the Inov-8 Roclite 325 GTX
- For novice and experienced trail runners (with neutral pronation) who look for a reliable trail running shoe that can handle technical terrains.
- For trail enthusiasts who are looking for a trail running partner that offers a solid combination of comfort, durability and protection from debris and bruising on the trails.
Reliable grip on various terrains
The outsole of the Inov-8 Roclite 325 GTX utilizes the Tri-C sticky rubber compound. It is engineered from three different outsole rubbers to provide durability in high-wear areas. It also provides reliable grip on various terrains.
The shoe has a moderately aggressive lug pattern that provides enhanced traction while running on hard-packed trails and varied surfaces.
Roclite 325 GTX provides high-energy return
The Roclite 325 GTX uses the two-piece PowerFlow midsole technology, which provides high-energy return and reliable shock absorption for an improved running experience.
Compared to the standard foam units that are placed in most running shoes on the market, the PowerFlow delivers 15% energy return and 10% better shock absorption.
Integrated into the midsole is the Second-Generation Meta-Shank that is strategically placed from the midfoot to the forefoot. It follows the natural shape of the foot and offers flexibility while giving added underfoot protection.
More comfortable, breathable and adaptive fit
The Inov-8 Roclite 325 GTX has a cleat-cut construction that provides ankle support for uneven terrain. The upper of the shoe features is the durable Gore-Tex membrane.
It is a lightweight and breathable material that provides the foot a waterproof coverage, keeping the foot dry while running on wet surfaces.
For a more comfortable and adaptive fit, the shoe utilizes the AdapterWeb Met-Cradle that adapts to the natural shape and movement of the foot.
Inov-8 Roclite 325 GTX keeps the toes well-protected
The shoe also utilizes the reliable X-LOCK System that holds the heel securely for an enhanced fit and added support. The presence of the rubber toe cap gives added durability while keeping the toes well-protected from bruising on trails.
Lastly, the Inov-8 Roclite 325 GTX has a lace-up closure and gusseted tongue that offers an enhanced fit and overall comfort. The integrated gusseted tongue is also designed to keep the debris out of the shoe.