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ASICS Men's GEL-Kayano 16 Running Shoe


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I BOUGHT THIS FOR MY SON AND IT WAS EXACTLY AS EXPECTED, SAME AS HIS OTHER PAIR.
Kathleen Jiminez | Fit: As expected
Asics have always been comfortable for him, so I took a chance and ordered them online.
Big Jimmy | Fit: As expected
Cushioning is excellent, fit is great, very comfortable even on long runs.
Albert773 | Fit: As expected
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White/Royal/Lightning
  • Synthetic and mesh
  • Rubber sole
  • Impact Guidance System enhances the foot's natural gait from heel strike to toe-off
  • Guidance line provides gait efficiency, while the Discrete Heel Unit take the I.G.S. to a new level by creating the highest degree of shock attenuation and stability
  • Space Trusstic System creates a pocket between the Trusstic System, device and the midsole, allowing for controlled midsole deformation and more efficient foot function
  • Asymmetrical lacing design is an anatomically correct environment that reduces potential for irritation and provides improved comfort and fit
  • DuoMax support system enhances support and stability, and is positioned sport specifically
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Product Description

Cutting-edge technology and high-end components combine as this venerated trainer returns in a bold new edition. Features ASICS new Guidance Line for optimal gait, DuoMax Support System, a re-designed asymmetrical lacing system, and the shock-attenuating Discrete Heel Unit.

  • Brand: Asics
  • Style: GEL-Kayano 16
  • Cutting-edge technology and high-end components combine as this venerated trainer returns in a bold new edition. Features ASICS new Guidance Line for optimal gait, DuoMax Support System, a re-designed asymmetrical lacing system, and the shock-attenuating Discrete Heel Unit.

  • Cutting-edge technology combines with quality construction to create the ASICS® Gel Kayano 16 men's running shoe. The Solyte® midsole and GEL® Cushioning System provide maximum shock absorption on impact, while DuoMax® support enhances midfoot stability. The DuraSponge® outsole offers outstanding grip on a variety of surfaces.

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    • ASIN: B002EQA45Y
    • Product Dimensions: 13.1 x 8.3 x 4.8 inches; 2 pounds
    • Shipping Weight: 2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
    • Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S. and to APO/FPO addresses. For APO/FPO shipments, please check with the manufacturer regarding warranty and support issues.
    • Item model number: GEL-KAYANO 16
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #77,663 in Shoes (See Top 100 in Shoes)
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    Aside from that, they feel nice and light and are quite comfortable.
    Jack Franks
    These shoes provide good cushioning and support, my feet, knees and ankles like them.
    MexFrank
    I would recommend this shoe to anyone looking for a good workout shoe.
    Jim

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    32 of 35 people found the following review helpful By B Guenther on August 13, 2010
    If you are looking for an everyday shoe or have only a passing interest in running, you'll probably want to go buy something less expensive. Yes, the Kayano 16 is an expensive shoe. If you have adopted a running lifestyle, are running a significant number of miles per week (25+), or are training for a marathon or half-marathon, you know the value of a good shoe and the Kayano is worth the investment.
    The quality of the construction is fantastic. I have logged 400 miles on these shoes and they are holding together perfectly. The ride is soft and the shoe feels light on the feet. The space in the toe box has drastically reduced the number of blackened toes and lost toe nails. The manner of running the lacing down the line of the foot makes for a much more comfortable and secure fit.
    If you are a runner looking for a great investment in your feet, the Kayano 16 is a fantastic choice.
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    21 of 22 people found the following review helpful By Mack J on October 13, 2010
    This shoe has absolutely the best support there is around. I shopped around a bit and nothing could beat this one. The first time I used it, I felt the medial arch support it gave (that's why it's great for people with flexible flat feet - moderate overpronators). This shoe is perfect for running on roads, in trails and moderately uneven terrain. It cushions for impact and if you want better support than this, I would suggest getting the green Superfeet shoe insert in place of the current insert for better shock absorption.

    This is a shoe that I see myself using not just every day at work (I am a physical therapist and I am on my feet 8 hours a day) but also getting many miles of running on them. You are getting an excellent pair of shoes for its price.

    Sizing: Feels true to size

    Width: Feels true to width

    Pros: Good Arch Support, Durable, Breathable, Moderate Pronation Control, Cushions Impact, Comfortable

    Best Uses: Road Running
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    18 of 19 people found the following review helpful By MexFrank on November 21, 2010
    I have been using Kayanos since the 12s, getting one or two every year. They are getting better, and this is the best so far. I am a big guy with over 200 pounds , and I run about 15 miles per week. These shoes provide good cushioning and support, my feet, knees and ankles like them.
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    4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Kevin T. Nguyen-tu on March 9, 2011
    Color Name: White/Royal/LightningSize Name: 11 D(M) US Verified Purchase
    Man, I should've went with these pair in the beginning and save my time some trouble. First went with the pair of Reebox ZigZag and then Reebox something. Both weren't very comfortable. It felt very tight on the side and a bit heavy.

    These ASCICS are light and extremely comfortable. I have been using them the past 3 days and love them. Great on treadmill, great on elliptical, and great on brisk walk.
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    3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By susan in r.i. on May 10, 2011
    Color Name: White/Royal/LightningSize Name: 9.5 D(M) US Verified Purchase
    This shoe is the one I find fits my foot best and I order it again and again. Great for a pronator. Feels good all around, too.
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    3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Summers on April 22, 2011
    Color Name: Onyx/Black/RoyalSize Name: 12 D(M) US Verified Purchase
    I am a casual runner (10-15 miles a week) and I've been using Kayano's for about three years now. Prior to using them I suffered from pretty severe plantar fascitis that really limited my ability to train. These shoes have great stability and in my opinion, have really helped me overcome my plantar fascitis. I've run countless 5 & 10Ks in these shoes as well as a few half-marathons. I would recommend them for anyone who wants to take care of their feet, but get the workouts they want. The Gel Kayano 16 surely doesn't disappoint.
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    3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Albert773 on April 7, 2011
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    I run 50 miles/week, about 7 miles per day. These Asics Gel Kayano 16's are awesome. My feet don't feel tired at all, if I had more energy and breath I could probably go further on these. Cushioning is excellent, fit is great, very comfortable even on long runs. I usually alternate my running shoes, running w/ one pair, then a different pair the next day. I bought a 2nd pair for when I'm ready to retire these and will probably buy the Gel Kayano 17s after wearing out both my pairs of 16's.
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    When my left ankle began to ache consistently from a pair of one year old NEW BALANCE walking shoes I suspected my left ankle alignment was off due to the compression of the shoe material and wear and tear of the sole. I went to the store and tried several major brands of running and walking shoes including my old favorite NEW BALANCE. None felt right until I tried two models of ASICS. My first impression was WOW! The extra wide 4E width was perfect. The subtle vertical correction in ankle alignment was noticeable. The sole platform felt wide and solid with excellent lateral stability. The shoe weight was incredibly light and airy. I was literally amazed at the quality of this shoe. I've never heard of ASICS before but now I am a serious devotee and am spreading the word to everyone I know. Especially those who need wider widths and may be experiencing foot and ankle problems. I can see why this brand is endorsed by the AMERICAN PODIATRIC ASSOCIATION. Two months later and my left ankle ache is still gone. For years I began to suspect NEW BALANCE and other major brands were OVERRATED. They might have been at the top at one time but over many years began to slip in quality and workmanship as their success grew. My experience has been that NEW BALANCE materials would wear out too soon. Seams and stitching would become undone. Glued rubber flaps and souls would become loose. A hole would develop above the big toe. I have been miffed and puzzled with NEW BALANCE considering how much I paid for their shoes. But this seemed to happen consistently over time with different pairs of NEW BALANCE shoes. This won't be a problem anymore since I have gratefully located ASICS and won't be changing anytime soon. I've tried these ASICS models and found the both to be excellent choices:

    ASICS Men's Gel Kayano 16 Running Shoes (Size 13-4E)
    ASICS Men's ASICS Men's GT-2150 Running Shoes (Size 13-4E)
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