The flush outsole also gives the shoe plenty of surface area for a substantial layer of durable rubber. The outsole helps dampen impact, and it also provides excellent traction on roads and sidewalks.
“They have great grip,” a tester says. “Just the right amount of cushion and ground contact feel. This shoe feels like it was made by a runner, for runners.”
Hypoknit creates a pliable and comfortable upper that doesn’t bunch up or pinch anywhere. The shape of the toe box, though, feels slightly more tapered toward the toe than the previous version; two testers say their little toes pressed against the side of the shoe where the taper begins.