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NORTHWAVE X-RAPTOR ARCTIC GTX MTB Winter Shoes
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The wind- and waterproof X-RAPTOR ARCTIC GTX MTB winter shoes by NORTHWAVE offer just the right combination of slip resistance, weather protection and power transfer. Thanks to the EXPLORER sole with high-grip MICHELIN rubber tread, the shoes offer good grip on the pedal and any ground.
• EXPLORER sole with specifically designed midsole and slip-resistant MICHELIN rubber tread
• Wind- and waterproof thanks to GORE-TEX KOALA membrane
• Upper with comfortable BIOMAP AERO OVERLAP
• ARCTIC GTX footbed with four-layer aluminium and fleece design for good insulation
• Strategically positioned, insulating coating on toes
• TPU toe box reinforcement
• S.L.W.2 CLOSURE with step by step and full opening release via dial and button
• CLIMAFLEX cuff with very elastic GORE-TEX RATTLER membrane and insulating neoprene
• Reflective elements
• Compatible with MTB pedal systems with SPD standard (2-bolt standard), such as: Shimano SPD, Time ATAC, CrankBrothers, CrankBrothers Race, Look MTB, Xtreme MTB, Wellgo MTB. Also suitable for indoor trainers in the gym etc.
Weight: approx. 430 g (per shoe, size EU 42)
The EXPLORER sole was developed by NORTHWAVE in cooperation with MICHELIN with the aim to combine high XC performance with best walkability on any ground. The midsole offers just the right level of stiffness for best power transfer to the pedal, while the more flexible Medial Zone ensures excellent walkability. The tread inspired by MICHELIN and the outer shell are 100% made of MICHELIN rubber, which is more abrasion-resistant than TPU und guarantees best grip in any weather.
MICHELIN rubber tread:
The rubber inserts with two-layer technology are especially abrasion-resistant and offer extremely high grip on all grounds thanks to the special tread design.
When temperatures drop and only the toughest riders are still on the road, it’s time for the top models of NORTHWAVE’s shoe collection. Thanks to insulating fibres, the GORE-TEX Koala membrane that is used for the Arctic versions of some NORTHWAVE shoes provides optimal protection from cold, which makes it suitable for tough winter weather. It perfectly protects from rain, wind and snow while being extremely breathable: for dry and warm feet! In addition, the outer fabric is easy to clean, e.g. after muddy rides.
BIOMAP AERO OVERLAP:
Tight-fitting construction developed in accordance with biodynamic principles. It wraps around the foot and provides a close fit as well as optimum support, even when pushing the pedals hard. The flexible shape reduces surface friction for increased aerodynamic efficiency. Lasered micro perforations inside the shoe ensure air circulation.
The four-layer aluminium and fleece construction provides particularly effective insulation and thus keeps your feet pleasantly warm. The footbed impresses with best insulation!
S.L.W.2 SYSTEM CLOSURE:
The speed lace system closure provides perfect support for your feet, is functional and fast to use: Simply open and close the shoe with a flick of the wrist. A large dial allows for precise tensioning of the wires. The shoes can be fully opened at once or step by step. For gradual release, you can push the little lever at the dial and for full release, you can lift the lever.
The CLIMAFLEX collar made from soft, insulating neoprene and a highly elastic membrane feels like a sock. Therefore, it offers very good mobility and extensive weather protection. Zero overlap and no Velcro straps, so that foot and ankle can move freely.
The core of all GORE-TEX textiles is an extremely thin, permanently waterproof, windproof and breathable membrane. It has over 1.4 billion micropores per square centimetre. The pores of the GORE-TEX membrane are 700 times larger than a water vapour molecule so that moisture can easily escape. The volume of air that passes through one square metre of fabric in one second not more than 5.0 l/m²sec – which makes the membrane truly windproof. The microscopically small pores are approximately 20,000 times smaller than water droplets. Thus, the GORE-TEX membrane is absolutely waterproof. The GORE-TEX RATTLER membrane comes with a robust nylon-Lycra outer fabric for high durability.
The reflective elements attached to the clothing as design elements or decoration do not represent a personal protective equipment as mentioned in EU regulation 2016/ 425.
- Manufacturer`s ref.:
- 80192046 10
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