Interesting, These are now on the list for my next pair. The D30 insoles and protection seem like a great idea.
I think it is helpful to say more "pretty much everything as "pretty much everything" might well be one man's "raw denim, chinos, dress pants, and suits" and "converse sneaker shoes, sweatpants, distressed jeans and shorts."I used Five-Ten impacts for years. But recently had durability issues after they were bought by Adidas or whoever. I couldn't get a full season out of them. A few seasons ago I bought a pair of Giro Jackets Mids and they have been holding up great. The Jackets are also easier to don and dof. The soles also seem stiffer than the Impacts and while not as tacky, they do seem more durable. They are also not as warm as the Impacts and seem better for summer riding. JMHO..
Pretty much any shoe will not suit for actual mountain biking. Running shoes just aren't comparable as a mtb focused shoe at staying on the pedal.I think any comfortable shoes will suit. I wear an adidas ultraboost 19. Of course they are expensive but I often buy shoes in online stores with a good discount. Most often I use one store. I think you should buy some shoes with a boost because it's very cool and very comfortable
many brands that make flat pedal specific shoes. Most cycling shoe brands also make flat pedal specific shoes. A few brands specialized in flat pedal shoes. Five-Ten used to be the benchmark, but they've changed ownership so IDK now. The main characteristics that are important besides fitting your foot well are appropriate degree of stiffness and flex of the sole and good grip of the soles on the pedals.
Plagiarism!!!Many brands make flat pedal-specific shoes if you're interested in a good performance for more aggressive moving. Most cycling shoe brands also make flat pedal-specific shoes. A few brands specialized in flat pedal shoes. Five-Ten used to be the benchmark, but they've changed ownership, so IDK how. Besides fitting your footwell, the main essential characteristics are the appropriate degree of stiffness and flex of the sole and good grip of the soles on the pedals.