Echo what @Caversham said.I'm after a bit of advice on a decent pair of trail runners that dont cost a bomb?
Trail running shoes often have a different tread pattern to shoes which will more often be used on roads or paths. Both shoes in your links have the classic trail shoe 'nuggets' which presumably grip wet, muddy surfaces and also shed the mud.Now I’m not sure but never thought anything of it or even questioned it but is using trail running trainers on just a normal flat grass field or a road not what there ment for!?
Cheer for that detailed response!Trail running shoes often have a different tread pattern to shoes which will more often be used on roads or paths. Both shoes in your links have the classic trail shoe 'nuggets' which presumably grip wet, muddy surfaces and also shed the mud.
In winter wet weather a 'trail pattern tread' might offer more than a marginal improvement in traction off road. In current dry weather where trails are as compacted and hard as a road the difference is possibly difficult to notice.
I wear standard 'road pattern tread' running shoes for just about every running terrain. Sometimes I fall over or trip over my own feet.
Just my viewpoint. Hopefully others will chip in with their own experience and opinions.
That’s makes sense didn’t think of it like that guess that’s probably why mine don’t feel to comfortable (spongy) as there trail trainers and on a hard service!Trail shoes take into account that the ground you are running on will be forgiving and therefore the cushioning will be less, whereas road shoes are made exactly for that and have plenty of cushioning, but less tread. I found that if I was on a long run across somewhere like Dartmoor and had to use a tarmac road or lane for a period, my feet became incredibly sore and I felt everyone of the studs in trail shoes. Think about where you will be running and choose wisely.
Pricewise I have never paid more that £70 for a pair of Nike Air Pegasus. Always last year's colours as my days of making fashion statements have long passed!
Yeah, I've seen similar in cycling shoes.I just came across these...
Yeah your right there I think the cost doesn’t really make that much difference think it’s just down to your own training and effort you put in urself.Yeah, I've seen similar in cycling shoes.
It's easy to get into a vortex of indecision about 'optimum' shoes for every possible, variable climate and underfoot situation. I'd suggest focusing on a well-fitting shoe; accepting that everything in life (including love) requires compromise and adaptability; and just belting out the miles.