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New Balance Boracay | It’s the 980 v2

Posted on April 13, 2015 in Running Shoes


Anyone familiar with New Balance knows their shoes have been “named” with numbers, but only the very astute observer can figure out what the numbers represent. So in attempt to increase model identity, New Balance has started assigning names to some shoe models. Hence, the new Boracay model is actually the update to the 980. […]

New Balance 980 Trail Shoe Review

Posted on August 20, 2014 in Running Shoes

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At a Glance: 4mm offset (24mm heel, 20mm forefoot) 10.5 ounces in weight (men’s size 9) Fresh Foam midsole technology that delivers plush cushioning Multi-directional lugs that offer traction for climbing and descending No-sew synthetic mesh upper and gusseted tongue designed to keep out debris Verdict: A low offset, highly cushioned trail shoe that meets […]

The New Balance 980 Trail Takes Fresh Foam Offroad

Posted on January 17, 2014 in First Look Running Shoes

The release of the New Balance 980 is upon us, and with it we will see the introduction of the company’s new Fresh Foam midsole material, which promises a super soft & pillowy ride, keeping in with the trend of increasing cushioning between you and the road. The 980, which features a flexible, 4mm offset […]

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