New Balance 1063

The premium neutral trainer, New Balance 1063, has just undergoes its biggest revamp. Using New Balance new PL-1 ( Gender spcific, greater arch presence, less deep toe box and tapered lateral side ), together with a seamless Cocona phantom liner which increase its drying ability. the new 1063 offers a much improvement to both performance and comfort. The New Balance 1063 is New Balance ultimate cushioned high mileage trainer designed to provide maximum cushioning for the neutral runner or moderate supinator.

MSRP : US$125
Weight : 12.2 oz / 345 gm
Predecessor : 1062
Features : PL-1™, Abzorb® FL, Abzorb® DTS, ABZORB® SBS, Ndurance®, Lightning Dry®, N-Lock®, CoCoNa™, Phantom Liner™, Ortholite®, Abzorb® Strobel Board, Sure Lace™, 360 Degree Reflectivity

Recommended for neutral runners looking for a high mileage trainer designed to provide ultimate.
History : 1063 ('09), 1062 ('08)

Abzorb® : For pure cushioning in the heel and forefoot, Abzorb® is the solution. By absorbing shock and displacing energy, Abzorb® softens the impact, foot-strike after foot-strike.

Abzorb® DTS : Dynamic Transition System in the heel combines ABZORB® foam and ABZORB® SBS to provide optimal cushioning and a smooth transition on heel strike.

Abzorb FL® : Full-length Abzorb midsole material with excellent cushioning and energy displacement properties.

Abzorb SBS® : For pure cushioning Abzorb SBS® is the solution. An evolution of the original Abzorb®, Abzorb SBS® has a cored design that 'absorbs' shock and displaces energy at key impact points on the strike zone. Its unique material is highly durable and formulated to counterbalance the rigorous impact of performance running.

CoCoNa™ : A natural technology that utilizes charcoal (or activated carbon) derived from coconut shells. This charcoal is then combined with polyester fibers to create a garment with enhanced performance properties, including evaporative cooling, odor resistance, and added UV protection to keep you comfortable in any environment. CoCoNa™ fabrics are lightweight, comfortable, and retain all of the conventional product features, such as stretch and washability.

N-durance® : Outsole : Provides long-wearing durability.

N-Lock® : External support system ensures shoe is pulled snugly around your midfoot.

Phantom Liner™ : Lining : Reduces abrasion and discomfort.

Sure Lace™ : Secure shoe laces provide added midfoot support and keep the shoe snug around the foot.

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Pearl Izumi Syncro Float 3

The Pearl Izumi Men’s syncro Float 3 is a smooth training shoe that will inspired speed and great comfort for your long run. A a great daily trainer that offers the right amount of stability and with the addition of Skydex in the forefoot for more cushioning. Designed for the efficient runner looking for a fast shoe with mild pronation control. (Updated Model : Pearl Izumi Syncro Float 4)

MSRP : US$115
Weight : 12.8 oz / 345 gm
Predecessor : Float 2
Features : SkyDex®, Low Profile SyncroFrame, Seamless Race Upper, SkyDex® Heel crash pad, Hybrid blown rubber , Carbon rubber forefoot, Dual density EVA Insole

Recommended for the neutral to under-pronator who requires enhanced cushioning and extended durability.
History : Float 3 ('09), Float 2~1

Dual density EVA Insole : High-performance builted for increased arch support.

SkyDex : Cushioning. Protection. Comfort : The Skydex gives your foot a serious cushion on heel strike, every time, for long mileage. Integrated with the SyncroFrame Guidance System, it greatly increases shock absorption using a material that is unmatched in impact protection performance.

SyncroFrame : Guidance System : Stability. Energy return. Durability : Programmed guidance system offers a biomechanically tuned ride. Provides midsole structure which results in a longer midsole life. The forefoot thrust plate combined with high rebound foam provides great efficiency and energy return.

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Mizuno Wave Rider 12

The new Mizuno Wave Rider 12 is as cushioned and comfortable as ever. The most noticeable changes in the new Rider is that it is now engineered to specific gender which according to the research carried out by Mizuno has indicated that women have a higher angle velocity and speed of pronation and a slower transition of foot strike than men. Due to this research Mizuno have tried to design the trainers to accommodate for these differences. With a new ortholite sock liner, and no other major changes, the Rider should still feels the same.

MSRP : US$100
Weight : 11.0 oz / 311 gm
Predecessor : Rider 11
Features : Gender Specific, Wave Technology®, SmoothRide™, AP Midsole™, VS-1™, Intercool™, Air Mesh™, X-10™

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Recommended for small to medium frame runners with medium to high arches looking for a shoe with excellent ride.
History : Rider 12('09), Rider 11('08), Rider 10~1


Air Mesh™ : Provides the utmost in breathability and comfort of the upper.

AP Midsole™ : Acceleration Polymer Responsive Midsole : Lightweight high rebound midsole material to give greater momentum at take-off.

Wave™ Plate : Provides botj cushioning and stability. The only technology that combines two distinctly different elements that are both inherently necessary in great athletic shoes.

Intercool™ : Solves the problem of heat and humidity build-up in a running shoe by incorporating a full-length ventilation system.

SmoothRide Engineering™ : Maximum Comfort, Ultimate Feel, Unsurpassed Performance. Learn more about this New Technology.

VS-1™ : Absorbs shock and enhances cushioning properties by resisting compression-set, thus extending the cushioning life of the shoe.

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