As the most popular shoe in Inov 8's off road line, the Men's X Talon 212 Standard Fit Trail Running Shoe offers outstanding grip and flexibility. Equally at home on speedy trail runs, long hauls on rough mountain terrain, or obstacle course races, the X Talon is the choice of top athletes everywhere. The synthetic and TPU upper's DWR treatment helps to repel moisture so your feet have a chance of staying dry on muddy terrain, while a mesh lining allows for breathability. The injection molded midsole offers supportive cushioning for comfortable and stable workouts, and Inov 8's signature Rope Tec technology allows the X Talon to excel in cross training situations. The 6mm drop allows you to find the balance between lateral stability and running technique. The X Talon's sticky rubber outsole offers supreme grip on a wide variety of surfaces.