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Asics GT 1000 7 Review

I have had a love hate relationship with Asics.  I love the amazing array of Japanese racers they produce.  I love the durability of most of their shoes.  I love how their shoes look.  I like the biomechanical concepts they have tried to apply with their shoes.  II dislike the fact that they are slow to adapt, that they had kept archaic technologies, they fit on the narrow side and hadn't seemed to change much in the last 15 years.  My experiences with the GT 1000 7 and the DS Trainer 24 have blown most of my dislikes out of the water.  The separated outsole is now full length, the upper is far more flexible and adaptive, the ride is smooth and light and it costs $90.  Let's talk more about what makes the Asics GT 1000 7 such a great shoe.

Specifications (per Running Warehouse)
Weight: 10.2 oz
Stack Height: 28 mm / 18 mm (Forefoot/Heel)
Drop: 10mm
Classification: Mild to Moderate Stability Trainer
Cost: $90 (I found mine for $60)


The Asics GT 1000 7 fits very true to …

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