Finding a good pair of MTB shoes can be quite tricky as we all have different needs from them; soft, firm, grippy, high-ankle, weatherproof, clipless or flats… the list goes on. So it’s no wonder why there aren’t more brands developing MTB specific shoes.
However, one brand to boldly venture out from apparel and into footwear is ION Sports. Now, ION Sports has woo’d and impressed us at TWC with their rather attractive and brilliantly functional mountain bike attire. Keeping you covered throughout winter with their Collision Pants and Shell Jacket, all the way through to summer with their fair-weather gear.
Earlier this year, ION Sports launched their first flat and clipless model MTB shoes having already secured innovative design awards, these shoes have been years in the making. So did they hit the mark? We got our feet into a fresh pair of blue ION Rascal clipless shoes and have been giving them a good break-in on the trails.
ION Rascal Shoes: The Tech