Northwave Tribe MTB ShoesNorthwave haven’t rushed into the flat pedal shoe scene, instead, they’ve taken their time until they’re confident they’ve got the grippiest, gnarliest and most stylish mountain bike shoes possible. Say hello to the Tribe MTB shoes – time to throw it down on your favourite techy trails with some burly Italian flare.Northwave have launched the Tribe MTB shoes to give you incredible flat pedal grip and stability with a design that looks great whether you’re razzing about up in the hills or taking it to the urban street scene. Keeping your feet fresh, the suede upper features mesh zones for cooling airflow but the rubber print toe and hee zones plus reinforced toe caps ensure rock strikes and trail debris are easily shrugged off. A cushioned mesh tongue is fabulously comfortable and the lace-up design keeps bulk to a minimum and ease of use a priority, with an elasticated lace holder to prevent snagging. Northwave x Michelin Gravity OutsoleGiving the Tribe shoes their incredible flat pedal grip and dexterity is an outsole two years in development, the Gravity Outsole, designed in conjunction with the masters of rubber tech, Michelin. When you’re pinging techy trails and hucking kickers the last thing you want is a shoe that’s slipping and sliding everywhere, which is why the Outsole has features inspired by the ultra-grippy Michelin Jet XCR tire and maximum traction from the super-sticky Gecko+ rubber compound. The tread itself provides stability on your flats with flexibility for a natural feel, extra grip centrally and maximum control at the toes and heels. FeaturesLightweight suede and mesh upperReinforced toe capAbrasion-resistant rubber print at toe and heelMichelin Gravity outsole featuring Gecko+ compoundNon-stretch lacesElasticated lace holderBuy Northwave Footwear from Chain Reaction Cycles, the World’s Largest Online Bike Store.