Light, good traction but stiff collar and runs small

Verified Buyer Reviewed by Bertman4 from Seattle, WA on Monday, October 17, 2016
I own a couple of other Minimus shoes from NB. Out of the box this shoe runs noticeably small. Order a half size up and possibly even a full size up. If you use inserts, these are not the shoes for you. The insert is glued in and is not removable like my other Minimus shoes. Wearing it, cushioning is there but minimally so. It is light and the tread pattern and rubber used is grippy. It's been raining a lot recently but I haven't slipped on wet asphalt or concrete. The only other thing I don't like is the collar. It's ringed by a closed-cell foam of some sort. This makes the collar quite stiff and might be uncomfortable to some folks. Not sure why NB decided on this instead of just a rubber backing like on my Minimus MT1010.
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