ASICS Gel Kayano 8

ASICS Gel Kayano8

The Gel-Kayano has been the ASICS showpiece for the better part of a decade. Round VIII, shows the seriousness, as Roman Numerals tend to highlight epic events. Here, ASICS unveiled a new technology in the Kayano, called Twist Gel, it is a radially designed element which allows the foot to be cushioned and directed simultaneously. Practice on the Kayano has allowed the entire ASICS line to elevate to its oft experience top step of the podium – so to speak. The remainder of the known elements of the Kayano remain, as does the expected experience of stable, high mileage running.

Price: $100 • Sizes: Men 7-13,14; Women 5-12 • Weight: Men 11.9 oz. (size 9); Women 10.7 oz. (size 7) • Upper: mesh/synthetic overlays, reflective accents • Midsole: CM-EVA, Gel heel and forefoot, DuoMax heel • Shank: Trusstic • Outersole: AHAR heel, DuoSole forefoot • Shape: semi-curved • Construction: Strobel slip lasted • Strength: Cushioned Stability • Weakness: none for reccommended users • Recommended for: high to low arched feet with mild to moderate overpronation