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New Balance 905

  • By Triathlete.com
  • Published Jul 23, 2010

Flexibility. That is what stood out so dramatically for the 905, a lightweight trainer that felt like a racer because of its performance. Although testers who preferred more structure in a shoe found the 905 too minimalist, it was considered very stable by most and was a hit with neutral forefoot runners. The fit and feel earned shoutouts for being targeted for speed.

Heel fit: Very snug
Midfoot fit: Close-fitting
Forefoot fit: Slightly narrow
Flexibility: Very flexible
Perceived Weight: Very light
Barefoot factor: Natural
Cushioning: Very soft
Stability: Very stable
Responsiveness: Bouncy

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