Endura is now kitting out mountain bikers from head-to-toe following the launch of three models of mountain bike shoe. We detailed all the technology that went into the creation of the Endura MT500 Burner Flat Pedal Shoe, Clipless Shoe, as well as the more casual skate-styled Hummvee flats in our launch coverage with our first impressions there, too. Here, we review the MT500 Burner Flats, getting down to business with the burning questions on durability, fit, comfort and of course, grip! Credit: Blair Kemp Review: Endura MT500 Burner Flats
The Endura MT500 Burner Clipless MTB Shoes look very similar to the flat pedal ones we tested here – you can read Cory Benson’s first ride impressions on those here .
I have to admit, when I attended Endura’s virtual launch of its debut range of MTB Shoes, I was a little disappointed not to see a full-on waterproof option from the Scottish brand. Given the almost year-round winter conditions, I feel Endura are very well-placed to carry out expedited testing of such an offering. The MT500 Burner Flats I tested aren’t meant to be entirely waterproof, only weatherproof with a PU upper that sheds water and mud with ease. The Endura MT500 Burner Flats get a high ankle area with padding for extra protection With that out of the way, I won’t hold it against them. It would be silly/insane to start winging about a non-waterproof shoe that was never meant to be waterproof in the first place, wouldn’t it? […]