When viewed online, the Nike Zoom Fly looks a lot like a pared down version of the Zoom Structure 17. The heel midsole foam has that line supposedly separating firm and soft foam densities, the slits on the upper rear-foot aligns with that of Nike Structure’s, and
When it arrived, the 2013 Nike Free Flyknit was the first shoe to feature the compression version of the Flyknit upper. And that was followed up with the release of 3.0 and 4.0 Flyknits last summer, both of which ushered in new updates on the sole design.
We observed the low-drop, minimalist footwear phenomenon of 2009-2012 with interest, and one aspect of it was truly puzzling. Driven by the meteoric (and temporary) success of brands like Vibram, it was natural for many brands to want in on the wave. A new category of lightweight
The Air Zoom Elite 7 is part of the four-shoe new Zoom pack which Nike gave everyone a preview of last summer. Each model featured a major re-design, overhauling its persona in more ways than one. If you’ve been following Nike long enough, this sort of thing
The realization is gradually dawning on us that Asics’ offering of running shoes is a little confusing to buyers. Segmentation is blurred by use of common materials, technologies and aesthetics. What is the difference between, say a $135 Gel Surveyor 2 and a $160 Kayano 20? Or