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Fox Racing has entered the footwear market for the first time, today releasing the Fox Union Clipless and Flat Pedal Mountain Bike Shoes. Athletes Greg Minnaar, Laurie Greenland, Jackson Goldstone, Nina Hoffmann and Steve Peat have all provided feedback on various iterations of these shoes throughout what has been a two-year development process.
There are three options to choose from; the $249.95 USD Union BOA, the $179.95 Union, and the $149.95 Union Flat. Here’s an overview of the range. Play Fox Racing Union Mountain Bike Shoes
Jackson Goldstone pairing Fox Union Shoes with Crankbrothers Mallet Clipless Pedals All three models of the Fox Union mountain bike shoes share a one-piece welded upper construction, with a reinforced toe box to protect against rock strikes and some perforations aft thereof to allow the wearer’s toes to breathe. A glass-filled nylon shank stiffens the mid-sole to what Jackson Goldstone reckons offers “the perfect stiffness and support”. The Fox Union BOA MTB Shoes offer the fastest closure thanks to the Li2 BOA Dials that cinch down incrementally The Fox Union Clipless MTB Shoes get a combination of laces with a velcro strap The outsole is made up of Fox’s proprietary Ultratac rubber compound, arranged into hexagonal lugs with chamfered edges. These are said to grip the pins of flat pedals to deliver control, while the broader hexagonal lugs positioned toward the heel are said to be better suited […]
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