New Balance Men's Minimus 20v2 Trail Running Shoe
Do not buy
Absolute waste of money. These shoes have zero durability. The mesh in the toe box will rip from just walking in the shoes. I can't imagine how they stand up to running. Save your money and do not buy these shoes. They will only last a few weeks.
April 18, 2013
STAY AWAY!! I've purchased two pairs of these shoes and have been incredibly disappointed. They look great and feel great, but with both pairs I purchased they lasted only a few weeks of just WALKING in them before the mesh began to rip apart The first time I thought maybe they were too small(although they fit and felt great) and that was causing the matierial to rip, so i went up a 1/2 size and it made no difference. I've read plenty of other reviews online that say the exact same thing about them. Save your money and do not buy them.
March 27, 2013
I love these shoes
I saw the other negative reviews and wanted to chime in. I have had these shoes about 3 months and absolutely love them. I usually wear socks with them, because I can't get used to wearing shoes without socks. However the shoes are very comfortable and have held up extremely well. I have worn them around town, on my bike, to the gym, disc golfing, and more- and the soles are still great with plenty of traction and no separation. I am actually considering getting a 2nd pair.
As with anything, your mileage may vary.
February 22, 2013
Delaminating Soles are not cool
fist time I wore these to train with, we had a workout that included 100 situps. During the situps, as my heels were on the rubber mat in the gym, I noticed the rear of the sole delaminating(separating). I will be returning these to Dick's for a replacement, but I'm leery of these shoes now. Time will tell.
February 16, 2013
Piece of Junk
Never wore the shoes outside. Trained indoors. They ripped like a piece of paper. Do yourself a favor and avoid these shoes at all costs.
February 1, 2013
i like the lack of weight. allmost a footglove with a shoeskin feel.
January 23, 2013
Very frustrated with the quality/durability of this shoe. I am on my feet all day and bought them because many in my field of work rave about the comfort of the "vibram" shoe type. I had them for less than 3 months and the fabric has already developed tears where the crease occurs when walking. It's important to point out that I have not even run in them and they've worn out this fast. Very frustrating purchase.
January 22, 2013
I am really impressed! I bought these shoes for trail running. Normally I run barefoot and there isn't much of a selection for women for minimus shoes. I went for an 8 mile run the day I got them and hiked over 20 miles two weeks later. No blisters and they held up pretty well to some light bouldering as well.
I noticed the glue in the seem between the sole and the shoes seems a little week but I haven't treated them very well for the first few weeks. I have no complaints so far!
November 14, 2012
New Balance Trail Minimus
I am a half marathon ethusiast. I bought a pair of these and ran a half marathon in them and loved it. Definite difference. I use these shoes as my COMPETITION shoe; I train in my five finger vibrams. One thing I have to say about these is, break them in slowly if you do not then you'll result will be injury. After you've broken your feet in you'll absolutely love these shoes. Also I have wide feet so what I loved about these shoes was wide toe box. My big toe and pinky toes were quite happy. haha. I would recromend them for cross fit and weight lifting shoes. It's not something you wanna be walking around in all day everyday.
September 22, 2012
I bought these shoes for high school cross country because they were so light but about 4 weeks in to practice my ankles started swelling and I had to stop running for 2 weeks and switched to a pair of Columbia shoes and my ankles have been fine since. I don't recommend to get these shoes and start running 5+ miles a day instead try to work your self into them (which is what I am going to be doing during the off season.) They do however make you run very fast.
September 8, 2012