Scott Aztec 2 Trail Shoes
£99
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Scott Aztec 2 Trail Shoes

These brightly coloured trail shoes have several innovative design features that divided our testers’ opinions. For example, the sides overlap to hold your mid-foot and heel securely in place no matter what shape your foot is. The concept works, allowing you to fine- tune the fit although some felt like their feet were in straightjackets. Out on the trails the cushioning offered a firm ride, perfectly suited to soft ground, while the tread coped with Tarmac and wet dirt with equal aplomb. Some found the soles a bit stiff and clumpy, while others felt they provided a stable base for rough underfoot conditions. At least everyone agreed on one thing – that they felt light and fast for such a stable shoe. Either way, they’re certainly worth checking out as we move into the autumn and winter.

Verdict
Light and stable trail shoes, with innovative features that you’ll either love or hate.

Value 3/5
Performance 3/5
Overall 3/5

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