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Merrell Trail Glove 2 Cross-Training Shoes - Men\'s


    Merrell Trail Glove 2 Cross-Training Shoes - Men's

    These Merrell Trail Glove 2 cross-training shoes deliver multisport performance and a barefoot-inspired, minimalist design with a small layer of cushioning for off-road protection and comfort.

    • $99.95

    Item # 849205

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    • Durable synthetic fabric and mesh uppers create tough, flexible and breathable barriers around your feet; reflective details enhance visibility in low light conditions
    • Lacing system ensures a snug, customized fit every time; reinforced synthetic fabric slings around the back of feet add stability
    • Synthetic linings are breathable and help wick moisture away from feet to enhance comfort; naturally derived treatment deters odor development
    • Rubber toe bumpers and shock absorption pad guard against unwanted impacts when you're off-road
    • 4mm thick EVA midsoles provide cushioning that makes outdoor adventures easy on your feet; please note, there is a 0mm heel-to-midfoot drop
    • Merrell Trail Glove 2 cross-training shoes have nonmarking Vibram outoles with a versatile tread pattern for excellent grip and durability
    • All-synthetic construction makes these vegan-friendly
    • Machine washable (cold water, gentle cycle); air dry

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    Merrell Trail Glove 2 Cross-Training Shoes - Men's Specs
    Best use
    Synthetic material/nylon mesh
    Nylon mesh
    Vibram rubber
    Zero drop
    13 ounces
    Running shoe type
    Footwear height
    Footwear closure
    Heel-to-toe drop
    Average footwear weight (pair)

    Merrell Trail Glove 2 Cross-Training Shoes - Men's

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    Rated 4.3469/5 based on 49 reviews
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromGreat Shoe So far I've mainly used them on an indoor track where they work great. But I've also worn them on birding walks. In cold weather they can be a tad cold, but my feet have a tendency to get cold, so your experience my vary.
    Date published: 2013-04-10
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromGreat low profile and light weight shoe I have used these several times for walking around and even a few road runs. They take a little getting used to (I have an alternate low profile shoe I run in) but once your feet adjust they are like a glove (pun intended)
    Date published: 2013-05-22
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromExcellent barefoot shoe This is my third pair of Trail Gloves, which last me about a year running approximately 50 miles a week on streets and trails. This year's is slightly redesigned with a roomier toe box. Overall this is an excellent barefoot runner -- hard and flexible bottom plate that protects your feet but allows you to feel the ground, lightweight, comfortable, roomy toe box.
    Date published: 2013-05-20
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromFeet in the game Great tactile feel. As you walk or run, you get a sense that your feet are spreading out and your toes are grasping the terrain. These shoes are like ballet slippers as far as ankle support goes; however, I feel less apt to suffer a sprain because appropriate muscles are used for support instead of restrictive shoe design. The only issue I have is the cushioning is minimal in the heel for use on concrete. I have been wearing these for around town and light workouts for about a month. They are very comfortable and almost feel like a foot and ankle massage as you move. Very different feel from traditional shoes. Definitely recommend giving these a try.
    Date published: 2013-05-25
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromMany pluses only one minus. I wore these shoes for a week to break them in. I would do a cross fit workout in them once a week. I even took them on a hike. They were great! I was looking to switch out my Five Fingers because little rocks get stuck between my toes when I do my trail runs and I didn't want to stop and fix every time this happened. My first trail run in these shoes gave me blisters on both feet on the inside of my foot near the ball of my foot. It was from the plastic design on the outside of the shoe. I thought it might be just bad luck so I waited two weeks and tried it again. The same thing happened. Too bad, I really liked the shoe.
    Date published: 2013-06-02
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromGreat Comfortable for funning on dirt trails. You can feel everything. I found they work great on my bicycle.
    Date published: 2013-06-28
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromcomfortable, functional When I was trying this shoe on, I thought it was too big but then was told the toe box is meant to feel a little longer since your foot is intended to spread out and fill it as your run/walk. I found this to be true - very natural feel as toes spread hiking up and down inclines. Also wear them occasionally to work and like them there too. Not as great on pavement from a support standpoint, but that's not what their designed for. All in all really pleased.
    Date published: 2013-06-26
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromUsually the first/only shoe I put on.... This is my second pair of Merrell barefoot/glove shoes -- I love them. I do change the laces out to shock/lock laces, but that's just my preference. They are great for even water sports, because I bring they home and throw in washing machine/dryer.
    Date published: 2014-02-21

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