|Base model:||Salomon S-Lab Sense 7|
|Weight:||Men: 7.2oz | Women: 7.2oz|
|Heel to toe drop:||Men: 4mm | Women: 4mm|
|Arch type:||High arch|
|Strike Pattern:||Forefoot strike|
|Heel height:||Men: 22mm | Women: 22mm|
|Forefoot height:||Men: 18mm | Women: 18mm|
|Width:||Men: Normal | Women: Normal|
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98 / 100 based on 2 expert reviews
lready a great shoe, the 7th version is impossibly light, super responsive and fit is very secure, though simultaneously a bit more generous in the toe box.
Salomon has achieved something special here. Incredibly light with superb upper hold and comfort with a lively and responsive ride this trail racer represents the state of the art in trail shoe design superbly executed for its purpose.
- Most of the features of the Salomon S-Lab Sense 6 SG was retained. The ground feel, as well as the precise fit, remained but the weight was further reduced from 225g to 205g. This reduction was achieved by optimizing the lugs, making the heel counter more minimalistic, and updating the upper with a thinner single mesh layer.
The Salomon S-Lab Sense 7 SG is a unisex running shoe. Despite this, the main measurement it follows is the men’s sizes in length and width. It comes in D-medium. Female runner should take note of this when ordering their pair. Furthermore, according to the website, the biomechanical fit of the shoe was designed to encourage forefoot striking.
Same as in the popular Salomon Sense Ride 2, the outsole equipped on the Salomon S-Lab Sense 7 SG is called Premium Wet Traction Contagrip. This is a rubber material that provides superior grip on different surfaces, including ones that are wet. Without slipping, it delivers reliability to the runner on technical terrain.
The tread is composed of multi-directional, sparsely-placed lugs that are of a different sizes. The tread works together with the Premium Wet Traction Contagrip outsole material to deliver sufficient adhesion even on the most challenging surfaces.
On the midsole is the EnergyCell+ which delivers enough energy return. Runners will be able to feel a spring with every stride. The midsole delivers this benefit without compromising the cushioning and durability it provides.
Salomon’s ProFeel Film chassis is also found on the midsole. The film on the Salomon S-Lab Sense 7 SG serves as a layer of protection as it supports the foot and improves its transition from one phase of the running cycle to the next. All of these benefits are delivered without losing ground feel.
An integrated sockliner was added to enhance the comfort and feel from within the shoe. Because it has been integrated, this sockliner moves together with the runner, encouraging movement that feels optimal and natural.
The upper is made up of breathable mesh that’s quick drying. Because this material easily allows air to pass through its gaps, runners don’t have to worry about hotspot forming. Also, because it is quick drying, it easily eliminates water, keeping the foot dry through the run.
Also on the upper is Salomon’s Endofit technology. It is a sock-like construction that hugs the foot in precisely the right areas. This feature improves the feel and comfort from within, delivering a fit that feels premium and customized.
The Sensifit technology was added to the upper to enhance the function of the laces. They look like lines that connect to the lacing system, mimicking a shoe cage. It cradles the foot from the midsole to the lacing system, providing an even more secure fit.
The lacing system that’s on the Salomon S-Lab Sense 7 is the Quicklace kind. With one tug or pull, runners can tighten or loosen the laces easily. This makes lacing quicker and more convenient. The laces can, then, be tucked away inside a lace pocket so they won’t be cumbersome while the runner is moving.
Toes bumping into different objects during trail runs is common. To remedy this, Salomon added an extra feature in the form of a rubber toe cap. This cap does the job in protecting the toes and preventing accidental stubbing during runs.