Inov-8 X-talon 212 Precision Men's Shoes Black/Orange
Price: $120.00
Inov-8 X-talon 212 Precision Men's Shoes Black/Orange
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The Inov-8 X-Talon 212 is a championship tested trail shoe for the serious trail runner looking for a glove-like fitting shoe. Ideal for loose rock, grass, mixed terrain or mud. Aggressive sticky rubber tread provides outstanding grip and the low-profile midsole allows for fast, stable running, while a water resistant upper protects you from the elements. The shoe fits like a glove meaning it moves precisely when you move.

Sizing Note: Men's sizes only. Women should subtract 1.5 sizes from their women's shoe size. Example: Women's 8 equals size 6.5 for this shoe.

Model Number: 5050973715

Weight: 7.5 oz (size 9)

Stack Height: Heel (18mm), Forefoot (13mm); includes 7mm average lug height

Available Widths: D=Medium

How It Fits (based on width D) 

  • Sizing: Standard running shoe length
  • Heel: Medium
  • Midfoot: Medium to low volume 
  • Forefoot: Medium to narrow
  • Toe-Box Height: Low
  • Arch Structure: Low
  • Shoe Shape: Semi-Curved


The X-Talon 212 is a minimum feature, minimum neutral trail shoe designed for trail racing and everyday training. The Precision Fit fits like a glove.


  • 2 Arrow Shoc-Zone provides moderate underfoot cushioning and a 6 mm heel-to-toe drop. This is Inov8's medium level of cushioning on their 0-4 arrow scale.


  • Injected EVA Foam for resilient cushioning with maximum memory retention.
  • Fascia Band running from the heel to the forefoot acts as a rigid lever arm, releasing energy with each step and propelling the runner forward.


  • Synthetic Mesh covers the upper for lightweight, breathable coverage.
  • DWR (durable water repellent) treated upper is water resistant and breathable.
  • TPU Lacing System uses TPU lacing supports for a strong, lightweight and secure fit.  
  • Met-Cradle is a synthetic webbing upper that supports the forefoot and provide a secure fit.
  • 6mm Footbed for additional underfoot comfort.


  • X-Talon is an off-trail outsole built with an aggressive lug pattern. It is ideal for loose rock, grass, mixed terrain or mud. 
  • Sticky Rubber for optimal performance and maximized grip in wet conditions.
  • Meta-Flex groove is located at the forefoot to encourage natural forefoot flex during toe-off.


  • Performance Last is a close fitting design for a snug fit and optimal performance.

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