New Balance 860

The new balance 860 is the updated model for the previously known 760 series. It continue to utilize the popular gender specific PL-1 last but now with a better shock absorption properties and a softer ride. staying true to the 760 series, the 860 is still a great a great daily trainer for mild to moderate over-pronator. (Updated Model : New Balance 860 V2)

MSRP : US$100
Weight : 11.8 oz / 334 gm
Predecessor : 760
Product Cycle : Product Cycle : RY.2010.DY.2011.Dec.
Features : Style : Gender Specific, PL-1 Last : Upper : Open Mesh w Synthetic Olverlays, Abzorb® Insert, Full-Length Abzorb® Strobel Board : Midsole : ActEva® Lite Midsole, Stability Web®, Medial Post, Forefoot n Heel N-ergy® : Outsole : Blown Rubber, Ndurance® Heel

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S: Recommended for small to medium frame runners with medium to low arches looking for a high-mileage cushioning and stability shoe.

2010NewBalance760DiscontinuedHistory : 860 Series : 860('11) : 760 Series : 760('10), 769('09), 768('08)
ZebarPlusGlossry2011NewBalance860GlossaryAbzorb® Strobel Board, Full Length : Placed inside the shoe, under the insert, whcih runs full length of shoe to maximize shock absorption and comfort : 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.

ActEva® Lite, Midsole : Maximum lightweight cushioning : ActEva® : Full length midsole material that is 12% lighter than standard midsole foam with DuPont Engage for added durability. It has greater consistency in cell size/lower density of cellular foam structure increases resistance to compression set.

N-durance®, Heel : Provides long-wearing durability.

N-ergy®, Heel : Provides enhanced supportive cushioning that is resistant to compression set in the heel.

Ortholite® Insert : Delivers long term comfort, breathability, and anti-microbial function to fight odor.

PL-1, Shoe Last : Has a slight heel lift, so you may notice a slightly higher heel ride. These are extremely light weight shoes.

Stability Web® : Delivers midfoot support and reduces the weight of the shoe.

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