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Five Ten Freerider VXi Shoes

$119.95

Item # FVT2005

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Description

Your run just got better.

Five Ten changed the flat pedal game forever when it introduced its Stealth Rubber Impact shoes. Not surprisingly, Five Ten has raised the bar, yet again, with its new Freerider VXi Shoes. To accomplish this, the Freerider VXi combines Five Ten's Stealth high-friction rubber with an all new tread pattern for optimized pedal grip.

For the uppers, Five Ten employed action leather in high-wear areas in order to promote durability. Further along these lines, a brand new sole shape provides extra clearance between the upper and your crank arms, effectively increasing the shoes' longevity. To keep them comfortable, Five Ten applied mesh panels to the toe and side panels. Essentially, this creates a positive airflow through the shoe, keeping your feet cool, dry, and comfortable. And the low profile shape, mid-stiff sole, and slightly narrower fit make the Freerider VXi more versatile than a true downhill-oriented shoe like the Impact.

However, the most notable feature of the Freerider VXi is its new tread pattern. Unlike previous Five Ten soles, which maintain a consistent tread from toe to heel, the Freerider VXi features a flat section under the ball of the foot. And although it looks different, the Stealth Rubber and increased surface area provide the same otherworldly grip that you've come to expect from Five Ten. But, you might be asking, why mess with a good thing? Well, the benefit is that this smooth sole design takes the hassle out of repositioning your feet. If you've ever rode a set of Impacts, you know that once your foot is placed on the pedal, it's there to stay. That characteristic is ideal for security, but it quickly becomes an inconvenience when your foot is in the wrong place on the pedal and you're not able to move it. With the Freerider VXi, the smooth sole underneath your foot makes it easy to find the sweet spot for your feet.

The Five Ten Freerider VXi Shoes are available in half sizes from 3-12, in whole sizes from 13 to 14, and in the colors Grey/charcoal., Five Ten Red, and Pumice/black.

Tech Specs

Upper Material:
[upper] Action leather, [ventilation panel] mesh
Closure:
lace
Midsole:
compression-molded PU
Sole:
Stealth S1 rubber
Claimed Weight:
[single, size 9] 14.4 oz
Recommended Use:
freeride mountain biking
Manufacturer Warranty:
1 year

Size chart

Cycling Shoes

Men's
US SHOE SIZE5.566.577.588.599.51010.51111.51212.51313.514
Chrome 37.5 38 39 39.5 40 41 41.5 42 43 44 44.5 45 46 47   47.5   48
Diadora 38 39 39.5 40 40.5 41 42 42.5 43 43.5 44 44.5 45 45.5 46     
DMT 38   39   40 41 42 42.5 43 43.5 44.5 45 45.5 46   47 48  
Five Ten 37 38 38.5 39 40 40.5 41 42 42.5 43 44 44.5 45 46 46.5 47   
Fi'zi:k 38 39 39.5 40 40.5 41 42 42.5 43 43.5 44 44.5 45 45.5 46     
Gaerne 38 39   40   41 42 42.5 43 44 44.5 45   46 47 48   
Giro   39 40 40.5 41 42 42.5 43 43.5 44.5 45 45.5 46 46.5 47 48  
Lake 39.5 40 40.5 41 41.5 42 42.5 43 43.5 44 44.5 45 45.5 46 46.5 47 48  
Louis Garneau 39 39.5 40 40.5 41 41.5 42 42.5 43 43.5 44 44.5 45 45.5 46 46.5 47 48
Mavic (US/EU) 5.5 / 38 6 / 38.7 6.5 / 39.3 7 / 40 7.5 / 40.7 8 / 41.3 8.5 / 42 9 / 42.7 9.5 / 43.3 10 / 44 10.5/ 44.7 11 / 45.3 11.5 / 46 12 / 46.7 12.5 / 47.3 13 / 48 13.5 / 48.7  
Northwave 37   38 39 40 40.5 41 41.5 42 42.5 43 44 44.5 45 45.5 46 47 48
Pearl Izumi 38 39 39.5 40 41 41.5 42 42.5 43 44 44.5 45 46 46.5 47 48 48.5 49
Shimano 38.5 39.5 40 40.5 41 41.5 42 43 44 44.5 45 45.5 46.5 47   49   50
Sidi  39 40   41   42 43   44 45   46 47   48   49
Six Six One 38 38.5 39 40 40.5 41 42 43 43.5 44 44.5 45   46 47 48 49 50
Suplest 37 38   39 40 41   42 42.5 43 43.5 44 44.5 45   46   47
Vans 37 38 38.5 39 40 40.5 41 42 42.5 43 44 44.5 45 46   47   48
US SHOE SIZE5.566.577.588.599.51010.51111.51212.51313.514

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2 5

Side rubber delaminated in 3 hours

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

They fit true to size, they work great, and I'm stoked on everything about these shoes accept the fact that the threads holding the rubber edge guard on one shoe have released and the piece is coming loose. Looks like they should have glued it as well as stitched it. Either way a $120 shoe shouldn't start falling apart in 3 hours. Could be an isolated incident as the rest of the shoe is holding up fine.

Any idea when shoes will be available? I...

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Any idea when shoes will be available? I ordered 2/2/14 and no tracking # yet. I will gladly take another color as long as it is not brick red. Thanks

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Dan D,

These shoes have been incredibly popular with 5.10 and hence difficult to keep up with demand. Based on your order/size/color, we have a scheduled delivery at the end of the month. Currently, we only have the Brick Red color available for the size that you had ordered. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact our customer service department at 888-276-7130.

5 5

Nothing but the best

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

Reasons why I opposed most flat shoes previously:
Heavy
Klunky
Ugly
Lack of grip

These shoes could not be further from my previous opinions. FiveTen created a lightweight shoe, that doesn't stick out like a sore thumb and look great on or off the bike. Grip? They had too much grip previously so they tuned it. What they did was create a super grippy Stealth rubber, but remove some of the lugs on the base of the shoe under the pedal so it is easier to readjust your foot if needed, but still offer all the grip you could want. I can't stress it enough, if you want badass flat shoes that you're actually climbing with, don't look any further, these are what you need. Sizing is true to size, I wear a size 12 and that's what's comfortable, so comfortable that I wear them around all the time, not just spinning circles.

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Thanks. I got my shoes a couple days ago. Love them. Great fit.

5 5

Best Clipless shoe on the market

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

i have bad feet with low arch. I put a pair of off the shelf arch supports and my feet never feel any pain. These shoes are awesome!!

5 5

A must for Flat/Platform Pedal owners!!!

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

Five Ten is the GOLD STANDARD of Freeriding/DH Rider Shoe!! Made very well for the sport. Highly recommend these!!!!

5 5

Couldn't ask for more

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

Awesome, I can't say enough. I've been meaning to get a pair of 5.10's for a couple of years, but was always put off by the fairly wide fit throughout their product range. These were rumored to be narrower, and ended up fitting my narrowish feet very well. I haven't tried any other 5.10's, but these run a bit short as well. 11.5's are usually my size, but my toes bumped against the end of the shoe initially. Now that they are broken in , they seem to be just a bit roomier however, with toes no longer bumping.
These are easily as sticky as I need for lift-served and shuttle based gravity riding, and provide great protection and comfort. They pedal well, and are broken in after one day riding Downieville.

5 5

Finally Got It Right

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

They took the stiffness of the Impact and the smoothness of the Freeride shoe. To me the Impacts were bulky and heavy. The old Freeriders were nice but the sole was too flexible and they fell apart. Now they have the perfect balance.

5 5

Great shoe, taking over from the impacts

I have been looking for a shoe to replace my aging Five Ten Impacts, the Freerider VXi's came to the rescue, it seems that Five Ten (Adidas) put a lot of thought into exactly what today's riders are looking for, for me it is a durable shoe that still maintains feel on the pedal (much more so then I ever had with the impacts), due to the stealth rubber sole it is almost like being clipped in and just happens to be stylish as well...

The fit is not exactly the same as the previous generation of Five Tens, I think it is very close to any other Adidas shoe, I always though Five Ten's previous sizing ran on the small side.