ASICS Women's GEL-Kayano 26
ASICS has significantly re-designed the Kayano for the 26th version, updating the midsole, outsole, and upper - and has continued to firm up the ride a little bit as compared to the previous Kayanos. Here are the main changes:
ASICS GEL-Kayano 25 vs 26
- ASICS has changed the midsole to use a even more of their FlyteFoam technology - continuing the trend of a little lower, firmer ride
- The outsole has been redesigned again, but the change isn't likely to be felt underfoot
- The upper has been tweaked and the overall fit of the shoe is a little roomier, especially in the toebox
- Step-in feel has been improved to feel softer and plusher
- Overall feel, specifically in the forefoot, is firmer - there's noticeably less under your foot in the 26
- Stability remains unchanged, with the Kayano providing a nice stable platform and upper that works well for runners who need some amount of guidance
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