Salomon XA Comp 3
Use: trail to rough trail runs
Break-in Period: none
Weight: 28 oz. pair (size 13)
Price Paid: $20 at Marshall's
Lightweight and fast, with a high level of security in the fit. Salomon's asymmetrical lacing system is the best I've ever had. There are no pressure points when lashed up tight...just a comfortable, customized, supportive fit. The stash pocket for the lacing is too easy! So smart. Lots of toe protection, and even though the toebox is expansive, the shoe stays put on your feet.
Cushioning is excellent. With all of that room in the toebox and the torsional stability, I can descend a tough trail faster in these shoes than any others I've owned. I have only been on two long runs in these so far, but I can't wait to do more. Far exceeded my expectations. The XA's breathe well too, a key feature here in hot SoCal. I called two other stores to see if they had any more of these babies.
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Salomon XA Comp 3 Detroit/Autobahn (Men's)Pull, lock and go -- it's as easy as one, two, three with Salomon's XA Comp 3 train running shoes, featuring a secure, continuous lacing system and secure cord lock. Waterproof breathable Gore-Tex(R) membrane locks out water, and a sturdy toe cap protects toes.SpecificationsSynthetic upperPadded collar and gusseted tongueRemovable OrthoLite(R) cushioned insoleEVA midsoleContagrip(R) outsoleWeight: 1 lb. 9 oz. pr.Medium widthMade in China
- River Sports Outfitters refers to the men's version
The classic adventure running shoe. Outstanding traction and comfort for competitive and recreational adventure runners. Salomon XA Comp 3 Features Upper Material: Quick Drying Breathable Mesh nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; Protection: Mud Guard, Protective Synthetic Toe Cap nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; Outsole: Running Contagrip nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; Sockliner: Ortholite nbsp; nbsp; Height: Low nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; Fit Management: Sensifit, Quicklace, Asymmetrical Lacing nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; Chassis: 2D Advanced Chassis nbsp; Tongue/Collar: Gusseted Tongue, Lace Pocket nbsp; nbsp; Lining Material: Textile nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; Midsole: Dual Density Eva, Pronation Control nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; Weight: 350
- Teton Village Sports refers to the men's version
CLOSEOUTS . When it’s time to take your run off the beaten path, Salomon XA Comp 3 trail running shoes are the all-terrain footwear of choice. Waterproof breathable Gore-Tex(R) makes sure feet stay dry Contoured, removable OrthoLite(R) ergonomic footbed Dual-density EVA midsole for dynamic cushioning One-pull Quicklace system for fast on-off All-terrain ContaGrip(R) traction outsole Synthetic leather and textile upper Weight: 1 lb. 10 oz. pr. Medium width CLOSEOUTS . China. Visit our Shoe Sizing Guide
- Sierra Trading Post refers to the men's version
These sleek trail-runners were built to perform on rugged terrain—ideal for adventure running and training when comfort and precision are key. Synthetic leather/nylon mesh uppers are highly breathable, durable and lightweight. Sensifit™ synthetic overlays give a secure fit across instep; asymmetrical Quickfit™ lacing system takes just one pull for a precise fit. Protective toe caps resist abrasion to uppers and keep toes safe from bumps; lace pocket on tongue stores laces safely out of the way. Dual-density EVA midsoles absorb shock; thermoplastic plates provide the right amount of flex, support and responsiveness underfoot. Advanced Chassis Technology™ offers excellent push-through protection, torsional rigidity and forefoot flexion while reducing the overall weight. Running Contagrip® rubber outsoles deliver optimal performance on mixed terrain, even at high speeds.
- REI refers to the men's version