Who should buy the Vivobarefoot Primus Trail FG

  • For trail runners (with neutral pronation) who are looking for a lightweight, minimal trail shoe for the dry summer months.
  • An overall excellent shoe for those who are interested in minimalist trail running.

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Grippy outsole on various terrains

The Firm Ground outsole is known for its excellent abrasion-resistant properties and enhanced grip on various terrains. The sticky rubber provides the needed traction while running and prevents slippage on wet or slanting surfaces.

Vivobarefoot Primus Trail FG outsole

Because the sole unit has an extremely low-profile construction, flexibility is easy to attain.

Primus Trail FG caters to minimalist runners

The Primus Trail FG doesn’t have a traditional midsole construction. The inner portion of the rubber outsole serves as the main underfoot platform.

Vivobarefoot Primus Trail FG no midsole

It’s designed to deliver an experience that is as close to the ground as possible. It caters to minimalist runners and people who have a neutral gait.

Keep your foot cool and dry on the road

The Vivobarefoot Primus Trail FG features a breathable mesh material for a healthy inflow and outflow of air through the foot-chamber. The mesh assists in maintaining a properly ventilated environment inside the shoe.

Vivobarefoot Primus Trail FG breathable shoes

This mechanism keeps the user’s foot cool and dry throughout the running session. The shoe houses the Quick Drain Zones which further improve the drainage system.

Vivobarefoot Primus Trail FG offers glove-like fit

These prominent pores prevent pooling when the runner is tackling wet surfaces and conditions. For a seamless feel against the skin, the shoe utilizes the Fused Upper Material. The minimal construction enhances the experience of comfort for the user.

Vivobarefoot Primus Trail FG glove-like fit

The Cable Lace and Toggle allows for quick and efficient lacing. Also, it effectively maintains the snug fit throughout the run, thereby preventing uncomfortable sliding of the foot inside the shoe while also providing a glove-like fit.

Facts / Specs

Terrain: Trail
Weight: 7oz
Drop: 0mm
Arch support: Neutral
Pronation: Neutral Pronation / Supination / Underpronation
Arch type: High arch

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