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Tecnica entered into the footwear industry in the '60s, and ever since its sought to redefine performance ski boots, trail running shoes, and winter boots. Instead of churning out a series of trail running shoes that look and perform like everything else, Tecnica applied its knowledge of biomechanics and pushed the envelope a little with the Men's Inferno X-Lite Trail Running Shoe. Lightweight materials and a rockered outsole define the Inferno. Rockered at the heel and toe and flat underfoot, this outsole allows for improved impact absorption at initial heel strike, an easy transition from the heel through the midfoot, and a snappy push off the forefoot as you finish your stride. Rather than forcing your form, this 10. 4 ounce shoe allows your foot to roll naturally, so you get the sensation of floating across trails peppered with rocks and gnarled with roots. Add to this, a moderate, 10mm heel-forefoot offset, and you've got a trail shoe that feels quick off the toes and efficient over long distances. A trail shoe is nothing without cushioning and comfort, and the Inferno X-Lite provides both. Its seamless upper feels smooth against your foot, the mesh upper allows cool air to flow across your foot, an anatomically shaped footbed cradles your arch, and there's more than enough Phylon midsole material to absorb the impact of rough and rugged terrain. Despite its weight savings, the Inferno X-Lite sacrifices little-to-nothing when it comes to protecting your foot or smoothing out your ride.
- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version
The Tecnica Inferno X-Lite Men's Trail Running Shoe is the ultimate ultra-light, semi-oversized trail runner. The Inferno X-Lite features a breathable aero mesh upper with an asymmetrical quicklace system. The semi-oversized TRS platform is super lightweight while providing the rolling rocker to keep you going longer, faster and safer. Plus they look good enough for every day street wear.
- CampSaver.com refers to the men's version