The new TrailTalon 290 brings endurance trail athletes to hard compacted terrain with its enhanced 8mm heel drop. Offering optimal cushioning and comfort for the long-distance athlete racing over trails and mountains while also delivering increased levels of proprioception. A flatter outsole ensures a stable ride when fatigue sets in. Clip the new All-Terrain Gaiter (sold separately) onto Inov-8’s unique on-the-shoe attachment system to ensure all debris is kept at bay.
The 290 offers a high performance, long distance specialist trail shoe with a great balance of protection and proprioception for the developing trail runner or as a cushioned option for ultra distance running training. inov-8’s ground breaking Tri-C™ compound outsole of three different rubber compounds (Soft Sticky, Hard Sticky and Endurance) offers industry leading grip and durability, while the third generation DFB-Shank™ ensures natural movement. Choose this shoe for a cushioned, protective, neutral trail running experience mile after mile after mile.
- Upper: The updated high performance upper made of a new denser three dimensional quick drying mesh that delivers superior durability and breathability.
- TriC Sticky rubber: A carefully blended combination of three different rubbers make up the RaceUltra sole, firm, medium sticky and soft sticky rubber, all specifically located to deliver traction and Grip over mixed terrain while specialising in hard compact earth over long distances.
- Meta-Flex™ insert delivers a controlled but natural forefoot flex.
- Met-Cradle™ lacing cradles the forefoot behind the metatarsal heads to provide a secure foot hold while running up or down hill.
- TerraDaptor™ The heel includes the Terradapt system to allow a controlled level of flex to the runner while not collapsing when form starts to fade at the latter stages of long runs.
- Gaiter Attachment: An all new upper design incorporates gaiter pockets to the ankle area allowing a low profile gaiter to be clipped in with no fuss or extra weight.
- Weight: 290gm (approx)
- Midsole Stack: 19mm Heel / 11mm Forefoot = 8mm
- Drop: 8mm
- Midsole: Injected EVA
- Footbed: 6mm
- Cleat depth: 4mm