Who should buy the Five Ten Impact Sam Hill
The Impact Sam Hill enduro shoe is an updated take on the classic Impact Low model. It is a solid option if you:
- Need a shoe that has an enhanced comfort and quicker drying time.
- Need a shoe that is engineered for stability and traction even on the most aggressive enduro rides.
- Need a shoe that has superior grip is provided by Five Ten’s famous Stealth S1 rubber, while the rigidity comes from stiff PU midsoles.
Stealth S1 rubber compound
The Five Ten Impact Sam Hill features the brand’s well-known Stealth S1 rubber compound. It is considered as 5.10’s most versatile rubber. It was designed to stick to all types of surfaces whether it’s wet or dry. Expect high-traction, durability and cushioning from this technology.
Employing a Polyutherane midsole that’s created with extra rigidity, this shoe delivers efficient power transfer with every pedal.
Five Ten Impact Sam Hill's cleat system
Just like most enduro/gravity/downhill bike shoe, the Impact Sam Hill also features a flat outsole design. This gives the rider the freedom and spontaneity to plant their foot whenever needed. Try the following high-rated flat MTB pedals to pair with this shoe: Crank Brothers 5050 xx, Shimano Saint MX80, and Race Face Aeffect.
Fast drying and comfortable
Synthetic leather covers the majority of the shoe’s upper. It offers efficient protection against the elements in the trails and dries quickly as well. The well-cushioned tongue is crafted from mesh, which enhances breathability and comfort.
An additional layer of stitched reinforcements graces the toe part of the shoe. This is crucial for downhill cycling activities to keep the wearer’s foot safe and injury-free against impact and bumps.