On Cloudflash | First Look

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The On Cloudflash Men’s Sample (subject to change)

Available April 2017 – MSRP: $180.00

Since On joined the running shoe world in 2010, the company has released several lightweight trainers that excel at faster paces. But while many of their shoes create a quick and responsive ride, we’ve yet to see a true racing flat design that can perform at the elite level. Now with the Cloudflash, we see a shoe that looks and performs like a traditional racer while still offering the unique Cloud underfoot experience.

Preliminarily weighing in at 7.7 ounces for men and 6.2 ounces for women, the Cloudflash is minimally designed with a thin Speedboard platform separating the foot from the Cloudpods. The added Speedboard will help give the shoe a firm structure with increased energy return upon toe-off. Despite lacking a cushioned midsole, the low-profile Cloudpods should offer sufficient protection while providing optimal responsiveness throughout your race.

With regards to the outsole, CloudTec rubber pads cover eight of the 14 Cloudpods to help with traction and durability. The upper construction features an Exoskeleton design that reinforces the thin mesh material with strategically placed overlays for optimal breathability and structure.

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Preliminary Tech Specs

Heel-toe offset*: 5mm

Weight*: 7.7 oz (men’s size 9), 6.2 oz (women’s size 8)

*Production stack heights and weights may differ from the preliminary data listed here.

Competing Shoes

Men’s Nike Zoom Streak 6 | Women’s Nike Zoom Streak 6 MSRP: $110.00

Men’s adidas adizero adios 3 | Women’s adidas adizero adios 3 MSRP: $140.00

Men’s ASICS Gel Hyper Speed 7 | Women’s ASICS Gel Hyper Speed 7 MSRP: $84.95

The On Cloudflash Men’s Sample (subject to change)

Alan has been in the game for 11 years, running cross country from high school through his years at Chico State. Now as our Footwear Marketing Coordinator, he puts his expertise into practice, specializing in knowledge of daily trainers and performance running shoes.

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