This new Gaerne shoe is made with premium materials that give excellent qualities of comfort and good technical qualities. UPPER: The upper is made entirely of soft microfiber with side mesh inlays, both helping to enhance the light weight and breathability properties of the shoe. CLOSURE SYSTEM: The closure system is made with three Velcro straps. COMFORT FIT TONGUE: The shoe’s tongue is perforated for better internal airflow and features a high-tech cushioning layer for increased comfort. HEEL CUP : All-new injection-molded plastic anatomic heel-cup will not deform or weaken. Anti-tendonitis form with internal non-slip treatment for the best foot stability and control. Reflective inserts provide maximum visibility in low-light conditions. TRANSPIRANT INSOLE: Made with special anatomic design conforming to the foot for optimal comfort. Features micro-perforations for ventilation. Removable. GAERNE MTB 2DENSITY SOLE: Direct from the Research and Development Team at Gaerne comes the new “MTB 2DENSITY SOLE”. A new sole designed specifically for Mountain Bike use. The structure of the sole combines both nylon and fiberglass materials, making it durable, lightweight and thin. The tread has been designed to ensure maximum grip/stability and has an excellent resistance to varying types of terrain. Two removable front studs give this shoe improved traction in variable and muddy terrains.