Adidas returns with a second iteration of the Agravic Move line with a redone higher and the firmer than most Lightstrike midsole foam. It’s the center of the highway shoe from the Agravic line, with the Agravic Professional being the max cushion/safety shoe, and Agravic Extremely being the quicker one.
This can be a highway to path shoe with an aggressive traction profile and rock plate. Some competitors consists of Saucony’s Peregrine, or the Hoka Torrent.
Not notably secure
This shoe actually stood out instantly to me because of it’s vibrant coloration profile. Very vibrant and good wanting. Even after it acquired soiled, it nonetheless popped out. Adidas nails it within the fashion division on this one.
I actually felt like I might take this shoe anyplace. Roads didn’t really feel awkward like some trails shoe do. I might push off the bottom nice in crushed gravel, mud and different gentle surfaces. It actually excelled on trails that had been on the rootier and rockier facet. The rock plate actually saved the underside of my ft on a number of events.
The match was snug and gave me a number of safety from the weather. Sadly, the lacing was actually disappointing and brought about a number of points for me.
The shoe did greatest on my longer jaunts. I didn’t actually really feel like I might go extremely quick in them, however they did nice after I was going to be on the market for some time. The firmness of Lightstrike and the rock plate had been to thank.
The only real has a number of the greatest traction I’ve used on a path shoe. The Continental rubber and lug sample allowed me to remain in full management always. The plate made happening the rockier and rooty sections of my dwelling path nice.
The higher has strengthened rubber on the entrance of the toe field and this saved me greater than as soon as. On one in every of my final runs in these I stubbed my toe on an uncovered root. I barely observed it because of the added safety.
The only real could be very sturdy because of the Continental rubber. On the finish of testing, there was not a lot put on and I can simply see myself placing loads of miles on these.
The lacing unit gave me points from the beginning and by no means improved. The laces always had been coming free and the tongue was driving downward and inward. I needed to pay further consideration to this and was having to retie my shoe mid run a number of occasions ensuring to tug the tongue all the way in which up.
The opposite elements of the higher felt resilient. No tears within the material and it didn’t really feel stretched out.
After I would open up the tempo, it tailored decently at shifting gears. The Lightstrike midsole is kind of agency and helps offset the shoe’s heavier profile. The outsole traction allowed me to get a superb grip on the gentle floor and elevate up fairly fast.
That stated, it’s nonetheless a bit of inflexible so I couldn’t get to high speeds as fast as I favored. I discovered myself touchdown and lifting off on my midfoot. Not a clunky shoe, however not one thing that’s going to push you ahead and bomb downhills.
General, it was a snug match. It didn’t really feel too tight, and I noticed want having to measurement up or out. The higher materials breathed nice and was very fast to dry. That is large as an individual who simply runs by means of mud and water.
that stated, I needed to actually concentrate on how I tied the shoe. The tongue was always slipping down exposing my socks. The laces had been sturdy and lengthy (even when utilizing a heel lock) however not matter what I did, they appeared to come back free.
The heel was very stiff too. I needed to cease utilizing heel lock lacing halfway by means of testing as a result of this might make the unit grip me too tight and would trigger blistering. Fortunately it wasn’t as a lot of a problem as soon as I went again to a normal lacing sample.
Purchase measurement smaller
Purchase measurement greater
My first time operating in one thing from Adidas’ Terrex line was nice. It’s a flexible shoe that can be utilized in a lot of situations. It actually shined on days the place I used to be striving for an extended, regular tempo. Is it the quickest shoe? No, however it’s a workhorse that may put down loads of miles.
The higher pissed off me although with the quantity of consideration I needed to pay to it ensuring the tongue was positioned accurately and the laces weren’t going to come back undone. Having to retie your footwear mid run was irritating to say the least. Fortunately these had been examined in the midst of the summer time so it was a welcome break.
General, I might advocate this shoe if you’re in search of one thing to get misplaced within the woods for a couple of hours with.