Who should buy the Five Ten Hellcat

Regardless if you’re a casual trail rider or an enduro enthusiast, this MTB shoe supports activities on and off the bike. It is a solid option if you:

  • Need a shoe that ensures a snug fit and prevents power loss.
  • Need a shoe that has a tough fabrics so it won’t easily get scratched.
  • Need a shoe that is constructed to be stiff to support pedaling even on the trickiest of trails.

Five Ten Hellcat Logo

Stealth C4 rubber

The bottom of the Hellcat is lined with the Stealth C4 rubber. This compound does not quickly wear out. It is naturally grippy, but the use of the Dotty tread pattern increases its traction on various surfaces.

Five Ten Hellcat Stealth C4 rubber

Inside the sole unit is a dual-density shank. It decreases the vibrations or impact felt by the foot. It also stiffens the cleat area for pedaling but still offers flexibility for a smooth heel-to-toe transition while walking.

2-hole cleats system

The Five Ten Hellcat works with clipless pedals. It is fitted with 2-hole cleats that are compatible with the following pedals: Crankbothers Mallet 3, Funn Ripper, Shimano XT M8020 Trail, DMR V-Twin, Nukeproof Horizon CS, to name some.

Five Ten Hellcat 2-hole cleats system

DWR-treated leather 

The Hellcat employs DWR-treated leather and synthetic components. The materials prevent water from seeping inside the shoe, keeping the interior dry. They are also able to withstand abrasive elements on the trails.

Five Ten Hellcat DWR-treated leather

Excellent ventilation

The top has micro-perforations that help with ventilation. However, the pores are so tiny that they won’t take away from the water-resistant property of the upper.

Five Ten Hellcat Excellent ventilation

The shoe uses an ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) foam for the tongue that is covered in mesh. It prevents discomfort on the instep caused by tight lacing. It also adds to the overall breathability of the trainer.

Secure fit

A traditional lacing system adorns the midfoot on this pair of Five Ten cycling shoes. It has a single Velcro strap on top, and it amplifies heel security and improves power transfer. The strap can also be used to tuck the laces.

Five Ten Hellcat Secure fit

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 16.4oz / Women 14.6oz
Use: Mountain
Cleat design: 2 holes
Closure: Lace, Velcro
Features: Water-resistant, Lace Tucks, SPD, Recessed cleats
Collection: Five Ten Stealth Rubber
Material: Synthetic, Leather

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