Review: 5TEN Freerider Contact

In the world of All-Mountain, Freeride and Enduro the flatpadel is a favouriet. It gives you the freedom to do things that you normally do with clipless pedals might not dare. However, the bouncing over many roots, brake bumps or rock gardens makes you want the clipless pedal back, then you simply do not bounce off! Good flatpadels and proper technique can prevent, but the right shoe is really indispensable. FiveTen have been making the perfect shoe for every disipline. Now they have made the Freerider Contact an even better with the perfect shoe sole. So perfect that it will feel like you're stuck on to your pedals again!

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The new profile on the part where you stand on your pedals, or rather the lack of profile in combination with the special compound in the middle of the shoe makes it a perfect marriage between you and your pedals.

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Not only the soles are dramatically improved they have improved the composition of the substances used, where you previously guaranteed got wet feet by a splash of water, the new line give a little more protection. Still, they are not waterproof ...

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Are you a starting all-mountain rider, an enduro racer or the real freerider? Then this shoe for you!

FiveTen Freeride Contact 139,95