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This is about the previous generation, the Inov8 G260s, so I’ll focus on what seems to be the same between the G260s and G270s.
I’ve done about 2k mi in several pairs of these shoes hiking across swampy tundra, talus, mud, snow, forest trails, sandstone, sand, scrub, sediment-clogged rivers, plus some running on paved roads.
I’ve used these shoes for a while and I don’t plan on switching.
Not impressed with the graphene hype. The outsole is wearing as expected of any non-Vibram trail running shoe. Durability of the uppers has been great, midsole cushioning is springy and has stayed springy for 200+ miles – which I think is this shoe’s best selling point, making it an extraordinarily comfortable shoe for backpacking on trails. It’s less sloppy than Altra Lone Peaks, bigger toebox than Hoka Speedgoats, more durable than Topo Ultraventures.
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