The Kinvara breaks Nike Blazer Pas Cher the mold of most shoes in the Saucony lineup by having a much reduced heel-toe drop and a very minimal upper, but retains the cushiony feel enjoyed by many runners. I personally have a wide range of preference in shoe choice, and value variability in choice on a given day and for a given purpose. The Kinvara definitely has a place in my lineup, and it will continue to be used regularly. It¡¯s a super-light, fast shoe that will knock the socks off of many runners used to something heavier with a bigger heel lift (literally in some cases ¨C this is a shoe that can be run in sockless, and I have done so myself).
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I¡¯d heard that the Peg 31 addressed this (and reduced the drop to 10 mm) so I stopped by my local running store to try them on and assess for myself ¨C wound up buying a pair and ran 6.5 miles in them yesterday (having a new run specialty store in town has been bad for my wallet!). It¡¯s a beautiful shoe with an impressive upper (the interior has a seamless liner that is very nice). Still more sole than I typically care for, but I had a solid first run. The shoe still has a soft heel, but the forefoot does feel firmer and had no noticeable issues with medial midsole caving. Update 6/30/2014: I have now published my full Nike Pegasus 31 review.
However, I had high hopes for the other two shoes in the adipure line: the adidas adipure Gazelle in particular looked like my kind of shoe. Last week adidas sent me a pair of the Gazelles to try out(disclosure: these were free samples for review purposes), and my overall experience so far has been phenomenal.
The place where the Kinvara deviates most from a truly minimalist shoe is in the midsole cushioning (the red portion of the sole) ¨C the cushion in the Kinvara is downright thick. While this might make true minimalist runners shy away, I suspect it wil Nike Flyknit France l maintain the feel of a more traditional shoe for those using the Kinvara as a first foray into a lightweight trainer. Wearing the Kinvara, it feels cushy, and the forefoot does ride a bit higher above the ground than some other shoes. If you want a firm shoe like a traditional racing flat, this is probably not the best choice.
3. Toebox is very roomy ¨C not at all narrow and constricting like the cheapo water shoes I bought at Target last year (see below). Feels like there will be plent Nike Roshe Run Outlet y of room for the toes to spread on ground contact.