New Five Ten Spring ’12 Shoes
Five Ten is shipping two new shoes for flat pedal fan boys. If you’re not familiar with the brand, the shoes have long set the gold standard for durability, comfort, and stickiness on and off the trail.
You may have seen their shoes on Tom Cruise in Mission Impossible, Ghost Protocol, or in the award-winning wingsuit stunts in Transformers 3. This summer, Twilight Breaking Dawn will be the next Hollywood vehicle for Five Ten. Teaser alert: If you’re planning on attending any concerts this summer, keep an eye out for Five Ten to hit the stage in a big way.
This model is inspired by Danny MacAskill, a member of the legendary Five Ten Elite Team (fiveten.com). Danny became a YouTube sensation via his rad bike riding—up walls, over phone booths (they still have a few near his home in Scotland), across railings and off loading docks. For mere Mortals, the Danny MacAskill simply means the best flat pedal bike shoe around. Stealth rubber soles stick to pedals like duct tape—no need for awkward toe clips or locking your foot to the pedals via SPD clips. The MacAskill sports TPU toecaps, TPR external heel cups, durable but light leather uppers and stiff soles. Premium features include custom insoles, dense foam cushioning and our award-winning Stealth Rubber outsoles.
Five Ten never enters a category unless we can bring significant innovation to the table. The Dirtbag Lace looks and feels like the most comfortable shoe you’ve worn. The upper is a soft split grain leather with strategic stitching and patch reinforcement for structure and support. The gusseted tongue keeps out trail debris and pads the sensitive forefoot. Underneath its innocuous Clark Kent disguise is the real secret—Stealth rubber soles that ensure you’re ready for any adventure where friction is a plus.