New Balance 1223

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New Balance 1223
A smoother, easier-going ride than before that's likely to win over many new fans.

Our Review

The stability web has been extended, and the TS2 unit, which aids heel-to-toe transition, has moved towards the forefoot for a softer feel. The outsole has a softer material down the middle for an easier ride. A definite improvement on the 1222, which was a bit too firm; this is still ...  Continue reading

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2 user reviews of New Balance 1223 See all

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I had the 1222s before which I loved - did a marathon and a half in those without any problems.
The 1223s feel broadly similar although I know there have been some design changes. Continue reading...
I've moved to this from Brooks Adrenalin - am loving the extra softness and cushioning in the NB 1223 with no lose of stability and support. Comfortable right out of the box. Continue reading...


why does runners world list these as motion control?

Posted: 02/09/2007 at 06:59

  And why does WIGGLE list it in the cushioning category rather than stability ?!

Posted: 14/02/2008 at 11:43

I've bought a pair from their factory outlet in Shap and they were sold as stability at an excellent price.

Posted: 16/08/2008 at 21:59

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