Inov8 TerraUltra G 270: THE BEST Trail Running SHOE of the YEAR (or EVER?)

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Comment by Eric Orton on August 16, 2020 at 8:06am

Hi Leona, 

Every shoe is different because every company uses different midsole and outsole material and density. So I would just rely on how much traction you need on trails as to how long you hang on to it.

Many of my trail shoes become road shoes once I lose the traction. 

Also keep in mind that most companies are making very lightweight shoes with sticky rubber that significantly reduces the shelf life. And why this Inov8 shoe is amazing, so much better than the Superior.

And Altra are not known for their durability, especially if your pair is an older version.

Hope this helps.

Comment by Leona Gerteis on August 15, 2020 at 11:13pm

Hi Eric,

what‘s the lifetime of a runningshoe in Your opinion? My Garmin tells me, that the Altra superior 4 should last for 644km. Is that true? After 3 month I have to throw them away???

Thanks for Your esperiences!

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