Inov-8 X Talon 260 Ultra

Men's Fell Running Shoes
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X Talon 260 Ultra is what the X Claw 275 has evolved into. Designed for longer off trail runs, it offers more cushioning and protection than other fell shoes over longer distances. The Standard Width fitting offers extra room in the toe box to allow the foot to expand as the mileage increases.

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The X Talon 260 ultra is lighter than its predecessor with an improved forefoot shape (slightly less volume in the forefoot than the X Claw 275) to make it really fit really securely.

The outsole now has improved grip. Sticky grip – softer grippier rubber on the outside and harder, more durable rubber in the middle - for extra traction in wet and dry conditions. Deep 8mm lugs give claw like grip over soft and muddy terrain – fells, mountains, obstacle courses or boggy flat ground. The cleat pattern layout ensures no clogging occurs so you get the maximum benefit from the studs.

An 8mm drop Powerflow+ cushioned midsole gives extra shock absorption to guard against sore feet - Powerflow+ delivers 10% more shock absorption and 25% better energy return than standard EVA midsoles. Bonded overlays create a hard wearing upper with fewer seams to cause irritation. A rand around the upper and a toe bumper protect the feet from stones and other debris

Weight: 260g

Stack Heights: 16:8mm (8mm drop)

  • Fit Scale (1 narrow to 5 wide) 4
  • Powerflow+ midsole cushions and returns energy
  • Cleat depth: 8mm
  • Meta Flex groove in forefoot for extra flexibility as you spring forward
  • Sole Compound: Dual C Sticky grip rubbers: a mix of different rubbers – soft sticky and medium hard for traction and durability
  • Lightweight and durable ballistic nylon upper, DWR coated for water resistance
  • Gusseted tongue prevents debris from entering the shoe
  • Shoe gaiter attachment pockets allow you to attach an All Terrain gaiter if needed
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EDINBURGH, EH2 4QW 2-3 days * Collect here
LONDON Victoria, SW1W 9LN 1 in stock ** Collect here
CARDIFF, CF10 1DX 2-3 days * Collect here
EDINBURGH, EH2 4QW 2-3 days * Collect here
LONDON Victoria, SW1W 9LN 1 in stock ** Collect here
CARDIFF, CF10 1DX 2-3 days * Collect here
EDINBURGH, EH2 4QW 2-3 days * Collect here
LONDON Victoria, SW1W 9LN 1 in stock ** Collect here
CARDIFF, CF10 1DX 2-3 days * Collect here
EDINBURGH, EH2 4QW 2-3 days * Collect here
LONDON Victoria, SW1W 9LN 1 in stock ** Collect here
CARDIFF, CF10 1DX 2-3 days * Collect here
EDINBURGH, EH2 4QW 2-3 days * Collect here
LONDON Victoria, SW1W 9LN 1 in stock ** Collect here
CARDIFF, CF10 1DX 2-3 days * Collect here
EDINBURGH, EH2 4QW 2-3 days * Collect here
LONDON Victoria, SW1W 9LN 1 in stock ** Collect here
CARDIFF, CF10 1DX Select a size
CARDIFF, CF10 1DX 2-3 days * Collect here
EDINBURGH, EH2 4QW Select a size
EDINBURGH, EH2 4QW 2-3 days * Collect here
LONDON Victoria, SW1W 9LN Select a size
LONDON Victoria, SW1W 9LN 2-3 days * Collect here

* Working days. ** Current availability, please contact store to reserve if making a special trip.

Delivery & Returns

UK Orders over £10: FREE

UK Standard: £2.95

UK DHL Express: £7

International Express: from £19

International Standard: from £13

UK Orders: FREE RETURNS

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Next Day Delivery available weekdays on orders placed before 3pm for next working day delivery (charge £7).

Orders placed Monday - Friday before 3pm will be dispatched the same day.

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HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT SIZE FOR RUNNING SHOES
Your running shoe size will generally be 1 to 1.5 sizes bigger than your regular (‘dress’) shoe size. Bear in mind also that one foot can be slightly bigger than the other.

LENGTH
First, kick your foot back into the heel of each shoe before checking how much space is left at the front. When standing in each shoe with your full weight on the foot, it’s best to have between half and a full thumb's width between the end of the longest toe and the end of the shoe.

WIDTH
When standing in the shoe, it’s best to have a little wiggle room for the toes, but the back of heel should still feel nicely secure.

SPIKES
Sprint spikes are best when a close fit. Distance spikes best when up to a half a thumb's width between the end of the longest toe and the end of the shoe.

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