I love my Inov-8's. I use them for trekking, packrafting, off trail in the mountains, with heavy packs, buzzing around town, driving, typing, porch-swinging, and lawn mowing.
I'm pleased also to report that they are quite effective in the stirrups as well.
Photo: Ryan Jordan, July 2009, near the Stadler-Hoadley Divide, Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex. Sigma DP2 f/2.8 1/250 sec.