FiveTen is paving new paths with its new Freerider VXI. Instead of a typical textured profile covering the entire length of the sole, a flat-soled area of the shoe lies under the ball of your feet where they meet the pedals. Adapted from the qualities of climbing shoes, this offers real advantages:

  • Better support standing with a greater contact area on the pedal.
  • Repositioning of the foot is made easier.
  • The thinner sole allows higher sensitivity and better feeling on the pedals. More enjoyable walking, which means more comfort “off-the-bike”

Price: 119 EUR

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Aaron Steinke

Aaron was our first employee and actively helped make our company what it is today, significantly shaping the look and direction of our various magazines. Aaron has been pursuing his own projects since mid-2020 but he continues to advise and support us on issues of marketing and technology. For many years, you would usually have found Aaron at casual enduro races, but increasingly you'll find him riding his road bike – long live freedom on two wheels!