The Shimano Men's SH M200 Mountain Bike Shoes combine the low weight and efficiency of XC shoes with the sturdy construction of AM shoes to protect your feet while you charge whatever trail you please. Focused on the needs of all mountain riders, the M200s use a blend of tough synthetic leather and multi layered, breathable polyester mesh for a durable and breathable outer skin. Speed lacing closures cover up with hook and loop panels for extra shielding on the top of your feet, helping to keep the dirt out. Each shoe's collar has an ankle guard that protects from accidental crank arm contact and collisions from unseen obstacles. The Torbal carbon reinforced midsoles allow for natural foot motion on the downhill and still provide enough sole stiffness eight on Shimano's 1 10 scale for XC pedaling efficiency. Relatively high volume toe boxes provide forefoot comfort, and variable density rubber outsoles are lugged for aggressive traction.