After so many years riding Five Ten shoes ourselves, we could not be happier to partner with the benchmark MTB shoe. From the technical steeps of Morzine with its roots, berms and jumps to the rocky gnar of Finale Ligure and high alpine peaks of Aosta we've been putting these shoes to the test and now you can too. We'll be offering Five Ten impact pros for demo and hire in all Riders Weeks locations across Europe.

Five Ten was born in 1985 when Charles Cole creates the first Five Ten shoes the Five Tennie, this was a sweet looking sticky rubber sneaker. In 1986 Five Ten started to sell it’s sticky rubber to other much better known climbing shoe companies for them to use on their own shoes, professional athletes were soon re rubbering their shoes with sneaky sticky Five Ten rubber.

From old school to new school

In 2000 the first MTB specific Five Ten shoe is made for the Intense Cycles team, worn by the legends Sam Hill, Nathan Rennie and Chris Kovarik. Watch any Earthed movie from the mid 2000's and you'll notice that's it's these guys that look the wildest on the bike, yet totally in control.

In 2002 Sam Hill got his hands on his first pair of flat Five Ten and immediately goes out to win the Junior World Champs, Chris Kovarik also demolished the field at the first race of the MTB World Cup that year, by 14 seconds, on flat pedals with Five Ten shoes. This is still the biggest winning margin in any World Cup downhill final.

Fiveten Impact Pro

Impact Pro

When Nathan Rennie won the World Cup overall in Five Ten flats with stealth rubber, it was obvious this was the only shoe worth riding. The rest of the podium was also full of stealth rubber, these bad boys worked. In 2006 Sam Hill won the UCI Downhill World Champs and overall, the first rider every to do both in one season.

The story just continues for Five Ten with the likes of Danny MacAskill releasing the “way back home” edit which has had 35million views and counting, Sam Hill winning the World Chaps again in 2010, Greg Minnaar winning in 2012, Brand of the Brave being created, and so on and on. 

If there was ever a mountain bike shoe company you would want to partner with it’s Five Ten and that's exactly what we have done. When riding bikes out in Morzine & Finale Ligure your shoes need to be tough, grippy as hell and solid, Five Ten provides this with their impact shoe in every way.

Impact Pro's on the beach in Finale Ligure

Five ten demo centre in finale ligure

For the foreseeable future we have formed a partnership with Fiveten that will also provide our clients with many additional benefits. We will have a Fiveten test centre in our Riders Week chalets in Morzine and Finale Ligure.

The Riders Weeks are the best full package mountain bike holiday in Morzine including your lift pass, airport transfers, accommodation so why not also include the possibility to ride the best MTB shoes in the world also.

A huge thank you to Five Ten, now get over to the website to have a look at their shoes right now. Fiveten

Mountain bike hire in Morzine?

Looking to hire a Mountain Bike in Morzine? We have a range of Transition Patrol and Sentinel MTB Bikes waiting for you. We can even deliver the bike to your accommodation in Morzine and have our Mechanic set the bike up to your weight and riding style. 10/10. 

  • From £65 per day (Free Full Face helmet)
  • Enduro and Downhill rental bikes in Morzine

MTB Day trips

Our famous MTB day trips from Morzine to Pila, La Thuile, Samoens, Morgins and more are a must for your Morzine MTB Holiday! 

  • From £20 per person

Airport Transfers

Looking to book a Mountain Bike specific airport transfer from Geneva to Morzine or Nice to Finale Ligure with trailer?

  • From £30 per person

Latest mountain biking News and Events

After the dismal events of Summer 2021, expectations are high for 2022.

We'll be posting all of the news as soon as we get it, events, chairlift opening and closing dates for Morzine, Les Gets, Super Morzine, Chatel, Morgins and Champery.

Watch this space...

On July 12th France announced the latest measures to help combat a fourth wave of Covid-19, in an attempt to keep the country open and not risk a surge of the delta variant, such as the UK has seen. These measures are designed to avoid a fourth lockdown, and essentially make life normal for some, and very abnormal for others.

If you're vaccinated, travelling to Europe during the summer and Autumn months looks to be quite straight forward. At the time of writing the governments of Europe have come to the understanding that if you have been jabbed, you can travel. Restrictions remain in place for countries listed as red, with most of Europe adopting a form of traffic light system. However the amber rating or it's equivalent, which previously came with some form of quarantine, no longer does. Essentially that opens up much of Europe and the UK, as long as you have a valid vaccination.