Review: 9 Months With the Ride Concepts Hellion Flat Shoe

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Launched in 2018, Ride Concepts are the new kids on the MTB shoe block, but can their kicks take on the establishment? Had you asked me just a few years ago which flat shoe I would recommend, I would probably tell you to look at a Five Ten, and I probably wouldn’t be on my own. With its sticky Stealth rubber soles and range of styles, Five Ten has sat at the top of the flat pedal tree for a long time now, but over the past couple of years, we’ve started to see their dominance dwindle. Big biking names have started to chip away at the market, and so far we’ve been impressed with the flat shoes on offer from Bontrager, Ion, Giro and Northwave to name just a few. So now with so many great options available, is there space in the market for a new mountain bike shoe brand? Ride Concepts Back at the end of 2018, Ride Concepts was announced, a new mountain bike shoe brand that hoped to take on...

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