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Sean Cornillie

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Sean Cornillie

Sean Cornilliewrote a review of on May 16, 2018

5 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times

If you are a fan of the original impacts, then you'll like these. The impact pros are effectively a streamlined version of the originals. So far, they've offered all of the same protection and perfect amount of grip that sold me on the original impacts but in a lighter, more modernized package. I've already had the pleasure of kicking a few loose rocks while wearing these and my feet are no worse off. And, I feel much more connected to the pedals with the pros than I did in the original impacts. These articulate just a hair more and it is a noticeable improvement.

Fit is on point. I have a D/E width foot that does not fit super well into most of the recent offerings from five ten, but these have been superb. Toe box has plenty of room and heel hold is great. They still run 1/2 to 1 size small I'd say - I'm size 11 in most shoes and I went with a 12 in the pros. They fit very different from the brick-shaped VXi (which for me is a good thing), and construction is seemingly much better as well.

All in all this has been a great shoe that I'll be using for everything from XC to DH riding.

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Sean Cornilliewrote a review of on September 4, 2014

1 5

Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

These tires grip wonderfully, for a single day. The problem lies within the side-knobs, which tend to rip off after a few hours of use, equating to absolutely zero support when laid over in a turn, and zero grip. Since I cannot feasibly fork out $180 for new tires every single ride, the Dampfs are not an option for me.

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Sean Cornilliewrote a review of on July 12, 2013

5 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

I've been biking with this pack around Utah for ~2 years now, and it's still solid. I toss it around quite a bit, and have only observed some slight wear-and-tear around the zippers. Perfect for short excursions around the Wasatch , but falls just short for longer days in the desert - my next purchase will be the larger version (Raptor 10/14 etc).

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Sean Cornilliewrote a review of on July 12, 2013

4 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

Lightweight, powerful brake which has been more than enough for All-Mountain riding to laps in the park to full on DH. They do require a little more attention (even more so than the standard x0's), but have stood up to plenty of abuse and I have no complaints otherwise.

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