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Type

Model
Tecton X 2

Weight
8.8 oz. (249 gr.)

Heel Drop
5

List Price
224.95 US$

Summary

This is just an overview, not a review. We did not test the Tecton X 2 yet.
Introducing the HOKA Tecton X 2, the next in line of HOKA's well-received trail shoes. This trail running shoe carries forward the successful features of the original Tecton X, including the favorite ProflyX foam.

This midsole is designed with an Early Stage Meta-Rocker, promoting a swift and effective turnover that makes covering long distances seem simply effortless. What makes it stand out is the addition of parallel carbon plates, which lend the foam responsiveness and agility for uneven terrains.

Facing rough terrains is a breeze with the Vibram Megagrip and Litebase Construction in the outsole, giving the shoe a confident and secure grip on even the most intricate trails while still allowing for high-speed performance.

An update in the Tecton X 2 is the incorporation of the new Matryx upper in its design. This woven material is not only lightweight and substantially durable but also hydrophobic. This means any stream crossings en route won't slow down your pace, pushing you towards better performances time and again.

Summing it up, the HOKA Tecton X 2 is an exciting choice for trail running devotees and is bound to show up on the winner's podium at major trail races worldwide.

What makes it appealing is the propulsive and responsive ride it offers while the updated upper takes performance in wet conditions up a notch.

Running down the technical details, the midsole comprises ProflyX for an adequately cushioned and responsive foam, Parallel Carbon Fiber Plates for a smoother transition through the gait cycle, and an Early Stage Meta-Rocker for a quick turnover.

The outsole is fitted with Vibram MegaGrip and Litebase Construction for a lightweight design without compromising on performance. Finally, the upper features the Matryx Material — a lightweight, hydrophobic, abrasion-resistant fabric designed for durability and resilience on your runs.

Who is it for?

The HOKA Tecton X 2 is ideal for a trail running enthusiast who has a penchant for long-distance runs.

These runners enjoy moving quickly and efficiently over rugged, long terrains and need footwear that would support them in all types of weather conditions. More so, they appreciate shoes with advanced features that provide a responsive ride, quick turnover, and incredible performance in wet and dry environments without compromising comfort and durability.

This type of runner also enjoys participating in major trail races and is continually looking for a performance edge that can enhance their competitiveness.

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