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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.

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

  • Running
  • Minimalist
  • 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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4.500000 5 Overall Rating: 4.5 Based on 10 reviews

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Verified Buyer Reviewed by MrPrytania from Chicago on Monday, July 7, 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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  • Reviewed by Rob from New England on Sunday, January 4, 2015
    Haven't wanted to take them off. Like them so much I bought both colors. White is stunning but is white, so expect some discoloration. Worth it though. Bad knee has kept me from doing too much cross fit but can't imagine these won't provide a great platform.
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by Justib from San Francisco on Monday, December 8, 2014
    Pretty comfortable but terrible grip in the rain. They are light but not as comfortable as my previous NB
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by trekdeerslayer from Geneseo on Friday, November 14, 2014
    I have been running in a true minimalist NB shoe for a couple of years and like them, the only thing I don't like at times is the lack of cushioning, the cushioning in the 1690 is just right as far as I am concerned. (I am a 6:15 a mile runner) If you like running in minimalist shoes and would like some cushioning, this running shoe is for you.
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by Rosie from Chagrin Falls, OH on Saturday, September 6, 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 3, 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!

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