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Terrain
Road

Road

Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.

Trail

Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

Good to know

As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.

Arch support
Neutral

Neutral / cushion / high arch

Shoes for runners who does not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.

Stability / overpronation / normal arch

Shoes for runners who needs arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a normal arch. See the best stability shoes.

Motion control / severe overproanation / flat feet

Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.

Good to know

- Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
- More about arch support in this video.
- Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

Use
Competition

Daily running

Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.

Competition

Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.

Good to know

If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.

Minimalist
Waterproof
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Road

Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.

Trail

Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

Good to know

As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.

Neutral / cushion / high arch

Shoes for runners who does not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.

Stability / overpronation / normal arch

Shoes for runners who needs arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a normal arch. See the best stability shoes.

Motion control / severe overproanation / flat feet

Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.

Good to know

- Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
- More about arch support in this video.
- Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

Daily running

Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.

Competition

Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.

Good to know

If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.

The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.

There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.

Summary

We spent 5.8 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

6 reasons to buy

  • The Bikila Evo WP is completely waterproof.
  • It has nubby texture to prevent slippage.
  • It has an extra grip when use on ice.
  • It provides two fastening mechanisms which are the zipper and the lace.
  • Testers prefer the quality of Bikila Evo WP than the previous years.
  • It keeps your feet dry even if you wear thick toe socks.

5 reasons not to buy

  • The shoe has tighter toe pockets.
  • Bikila Evo WP is less flexible compared to the previous version.
  • Testers experience cold toes when wearing the shoe.
  • Some users complain that their middle toes were being slammed on the tips.
  • There are users who are disappointed with the zipper of the shoe.

Bottom line

The Bikila Evo WP is the right shoe for different seasons and conditions. It is flexible and waterproof from the toes up to the collar. You can have the maximum grip on ice and snow and runners are also amazed at the design of the shoe.


Rankings

Best rated Vibram FiveFingers running shoes:

Ratings

3.9 / 5 based on 24 ratings

5 star
58%
4 star
4%
3 star
13%
2 star
21%
1 star
4%

My Rating

Expert Reviews

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80 / 100 based on 4 expert reviews

  • 81 / 100 by Primal Lifestyle • Primal Lifestyle • Level 2 expert

    The grip on the sole is about as good as any as I have used in a Vibram.

  • 75 / 100 by Aaron Olson • Aaron Olson • Level 2 expert

    Really sticky rubber, but experienced fit issues and some rubbing.

  • 88 / 100 by Birthday Shoes • Justin • Level 1 expert

    Overall, the Bikila EVO WP is a great addition to the Vibram lineup and is a wonderful shoe for wintery conditions.

  • 80 / 100 by Gilbertus • Gilbertus • Level 1 expert

    They are really, really nice and good looking.

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Updates to Vibram FiveFingers Bikila Evo WP

  • The Vibram FiveFingers Bikila EVO WP features a superior waterproof construction. It is really designed for winter running. The upper is made up of comfortable waterproof fabric that keeps foot dry on snowy conditions. The seams and gaiter are also waterproof.
  • Added to the waterproof construction of the upper is the insole that is also made from waterproof fabric. It is a thin layer fabric that gives added cushioning while keeping the foot drier all throughout the run.
  • Specifically designed for snowy and icy condition, the Bikila EVO WP features a reliable outsole unit that delivers durable grip on icy surfaces. It utilizes the Vibram ICETREK rubber pods that provides the necessary grip while running on snow or ice.

Vibram FiveFingers Bikila Evo WP size and fit

The Bikila EVO WP is available in standard running shoe length. The fit is just right. It is not too tight but it delivers a snug fit for a comfortable running experience.


Outsole

The outer sole of the Bikila EVO WP features the Vibram ICETREK rubber pods that are designed to deliver superior grip on wet and icy conditions. It is specifically designed for low temperature, perfect for winter running. The rubber compound is versatile enough for indoor and outdoor use.


Midsole

The midsole of the shoe is made with EVA foam that delivers reasonable amount of cushioning for protection and comfortable running experience. There is also a 2mm waterproof fabric serves as an insole that gives added cushioning and water-resistant capacity.


Upper

The upper of the Vibram FiveFingers Bikila EVO WP features the Tri-Layer Stretch Waterproof Fabric that is engineered to keep the foot dry while running on rainy or snowy conditions. The seams are taped and the gaiter is also waterproof, delivering an overall dry environment for the foot for an enhanced running performance.