Northwave Extreme XCM 2 GTX Winter MTB Shoes | GMBN Tech Unboxing

Published on November 15th 2018


As the winter weather descends, mountain bike riding can require technical shoes to keep your feet warm in all conditions. The new cross country and trail MTB shoes from Northwave, the Extreme XCM 2 GTX is dedicated to performing in the coldest of weather, and best of all, we're giving away three pairs! In association with Northwave. Enter the Northwave Promotion here: Subscribe: The GMBN Shop: With a sole built for ultimate stiffness and power transfer, the XCM 2 GTX has a carbon fibre insert for efficiency. Bonded onto that are TPU lugs for grip and traction in mud and off road conditions, but with a dedicated tread design that doesn't retain dirt in the shoe or cleat. The Extreme 2 also has optional stud mounts for really icy and slick conditions. The upper is made from premium Gore-Tex Duraltherm membrane which keeps your feet warm thanks to its wind proof, waterproof and breathable skin. It also has a layer of insulation for extra warmth in artic conditions, ideal for bikepacking adventures in places like Iceland! The shoes are finished with durable rubber reinforcement around the upper for ultimate protection. Northwave use their Xframe® patented construction with a SLW2 ratchet dial to close the shoe, which promises a snug and secure fit without compromising on power transfer or comfort as it doesn't pinch your foot. Finally the shoe has a collar made from Gore-Tex Rattler material, which acts like neoprene and stretches to fit your ankle and leg for heat retention and additional waterproofing. These are some pretty serious winter shoes ❄️ If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 More GMBN Tech videos... 📹 How To Choose MTB Pedals | 🎵 Epidemic Sound Odyssey - [ocean jams] Submit your content here: Brought to you by the world’s largest mountain bike channel, the Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN), GMBN Tech goes deeper into the bikes, kit and technology stories that help fuel your rides. Our mission is to help you discover, dial-in and get the best from the latest cutting edge bikes and technology available. With news and rumours, first ride exclusives, how-tos, the weekly GMBN Tech Show wrapping up and showcasing the week’s biggest tech stories, and more besides, if it’s off-road tech, it’s in. Every week, of every month we seek out, showcase, and ride the newest gear and innovations from across the globe in an authoritative, inspiring and entertaining way to help you get the best from your rides. And when we’re not riding, we get geeky in an accessible, easy-to-understand way about forks. And shocks. And more to help you setup and maintain your bikes perfectly. Engage with us every week on the channel and across social media – we’re here to answer every question you’ve got on mountain biking tech. Facebook - Instagram - Twitter -