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New Balance Minimus 1690 Running Shoes - Minimalist (For Men)

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Information about New Balance Minimus 1690 Running Shoes - Minimalist (For Men)
Closeouts. New Balance Minimus 1690 running shoes utilize a low-profile design that can handle both trails and roads with ease. Plus, the 4mm drop and a REVlite midsole bridge the gap between conventional cushioning and minimalist feel.
  • 4mm heel-to-toe drop
  • Seamless, breathable mesh upper with synthetic overlays
  • REVlite midsole provides responsiveness and durability, with 30% less weight than other foams
  • Lightly padded collar and tongue
  • Removable insole
  • Multi-directional rubber outsole offers excellent traction
  • Made in Viet Nam
  • Runs small, order 1/2 size larger
  • Visit our Running Shoe Guide
  • US shipments only
Specs about New Balance Minimus 1690 Running Shoes - Minimalist (For Men)
  • Running
  • Non-Waterproof
  • Upper: Mesh with synthetic overlays
  • Lining: Mesh
  • Removable insole
  • Midsole: REVlite foam
  • Outsole: Rubber
  • Heel to toe drop: 4mm
  • Weight (pair): 1 lb. 2 oz.
  • Made in Viet Nam
  • Runs small, order 1/2 size larger
  • Visit our Running Shoe Guide
  • US shipments only

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Verified Buyer Reviewed by Mr Prytania from Chicago on Monday, July 07, 2014
I liked these and I like that they are a bit more sturdy then previous Mimimus from NB that I've owned. These can be worn in cooler weather outdoors. I've owned mimimal shoes that were so thin that they were really covered sandals so could only be worn indoors at t the gym as the temperature droppe... Read More
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  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by Rosie from Chagrin Falls, OH on Saturday, September 06, 2014
    Good shoe. Ordered one size up and the fit is good. There is support but not too stiff. Bought these for boot camp training and they do the job. The only reason I did not rate them as a five is because they are a little slippery on bare floor.
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by PMC in Austin, TX from Austin, TX on Wednesday, September 03, 2014
    Just delighted with these! The sizing was perfect and right-on for my foot as well. They seem to be a great combination of rigidity and firmness in the minimal footbed along with a sidewall support that makes them very comfortable. After a day in dress shoes, I can't wait to put these on for some foot therapy!
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by Jordan from Dallas on Wednesday, July 23, 2014
    The shoes are exactly as advertised. Lightweight and comfortable. They have more support that I would have thought for being so light. I'd definitely buy these again, especially at STP price. I normally wear somewhere b/w a 10.5 - 11 shoe size. I ordered 11. They fit great. So, go 1/2 size larger, as STP suggests.
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by Mr Prytania from Chicago on Monday, July 07, 2014
    I liked these and I like that they are a bit more sturdy then previous Mimimus from NB that I've owned. These can be worn in cooler weather outdoors. I've owned mimimal shoes that were so thin that they were really covered sandals so could only be worn indoors at t the gym as the temperature dropped.

    I tend to wear a 10.5 but buy 11s in NB mimimals. These in a 11 fit fine with a touch of narrowness. That surprised me because I'm used to the NBs being rather roomy. I tend to wear 10.5 E and will keep the shoes. But that information might be of use.

    I bought the black / yellow. Very cool looking.
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by Shoe Fan from Nebraska on Friday, June 27, 2014
    Followed advice from other reviewers and ordered a half size up. I do wear a wide width in some shoes but going up a half size in the medium width worked for me on these.

    Love the feel and minimal heel drop. Felt fantastic the first time I wore them and felt great lifting in them. Using them for weight training and some light sprinting.

    I'm not convinced they can last as long as my previous pair. Doesn't matter to me. I will trade the durability for a lighter weight, no break-in shoe this time around. Shoe is as described "bridge the gap between conventional cushioning and minimalist feel".

    Price and service were great as usual.

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