Salomon Speedcross 4 GTX was released on 2016 and become the long awaited update after the company released the best-seller Speedcross 3 as one of the most popular shoes over the world. However, this model still remains unchanged until 2017. You might already know that only few shoes featured with amazing traction on the each surface as you can find in Speedcross 4 and there are several updates that turn it into more aggressive pair.
In these shoes, you will find out the lower design surrounding the ankle and heel parts and this pair was still same as it had been around for years. This pair was designed for heavy mountain running that can handle coarse track better than others but it still depending on your need first. You will get fast and sensitive feeling that make them were loved by many runners out there.
What you should know about Salomon Speedcross 4 GTX?
This Salomon Speedcross 4 GTX is very tough shoe for trail runners because it was designed more appropriate for mountain runners than it used for trail running. These shoes have great traction that make them easily handled on snow, wet, mud or even dirt track. This pair has stronger lugs snap to the steep grass, steep dirt and well-handling when you are on steep trails.
Over the years, many reviewers found out that this pair has one of best tractions and it was upgraded to make your journey more aggressive. As we know that Salomon had addressed some problems on previous series and equipped with harder rubber to make it more durable.
In the forefoot, there are minimum amount of cushioning system which can provide more sensitivity for running mountain. The heel of this pair has many cushioning that make it good protective and absorption. Salomon Speedcross 4 GTX also is lighter than previous models but still maintain their basic design that make it becomes very popular and loved time by time.
Once you put this pair on your foot, then you will realize how comfortable this pair. You can feel the padding in the right position. You can feel that the heels nicely fit and this pair was sized so right. It also has great absorption that can be your best mate when you are running downhill.
There are two main changes in this pair compared to previous models. You can see that the last shape had changed with the lower level to get racier style. Even you can see on tough sole and grippy were upgraded too. But this pair still covered by sew-shaped bulges for optimum braking system on the mountain.
This pair is comfortable and cushy for you rough trails. This pair has pretty high and drop down around 10 mm to the two. It means that this is pretty long and left you with very well cushioned shoes for harder surface or trails. It also feels neat and exact once you choose to go with more technical trails, thanks for slimmer fit and thinner cushioning on the forefoot.