Asics Gel DS Trainer XI

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Kampfmaus
Reviewed: 01 May 2009

I WANT MORE! WHERE CAN I GET THIS MODEL AGAIN??!?!

These are the best, most comfotable, best fitting, straight out of the box perfect shoe for me, they make me want to run
They didn't last forever and now I can't find them again!
Perfect!
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Performance:
5.0
Comfort:
5.0
Value:
4.0

neil walker 9
Reviewed: 29 October 2007

THE BEST RACING SHOE I OWN

light, comfortable, fast
havent found any yet, maybe price
I have used these purely for racing and they havent missed a beat. Light, comfy great cushioning (which I dont understand how they achieve considering how light they are), look much better than this years dull colour scheme. I am 180 pounds so dont know how they would handle lower or heavier runners. PS - they work brilliantly with lock laces..
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Performance:
5.0
Comfort:
5.0
Value:
3.0

sensible
Reviewed: 06 September 2007

SOLID IF NOT SPECTACULAR

Good flexibility and rear-foot cushioning. Excellent breathability on the upper.
Size comes up a little small in the toe-box and the fore-foot cushioning wore out too quickly
As a sub 10 stone lightweight, I expected the cushioning to last longer as it has done in comparable shoes (Zoom Elite/Wave Maverick). Midfoot support was adequate but not perfect for my requirements, left foot was struggling to re-supinate properly.
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Performance:
3.0
Comfort:
3.0
Value:
2.0

Peter Diamond
Reviewed: 28 June 2007

BLISTERING PACE, WITHOUT THE BLISTERS.

Light, responsive, good cushioning, smart design.
Tend to wear out a bit on the sole as I am not the lightest of runner. Bit pricy.
I did London Marathon with only 10 miles breaking them in, and no blisters. Having returned to Asics DS Trainer after several years away, I am now rejuvinated. Whilst my pb's will always be behind me, I have a new spring in my step, and a new buzz in my races.
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Performance:
4.0
Comfort:
4.0
Value:
3.0

Robert Fabien
Reviewed: 28 February 2007

SMOOTH PERFORMANCE

The strengths of this shoe are the fact that where usage of other shoes have caused blistering and discomfort I've found a major difference, in that, I did not suffer from the kind of discomfort that generally would effect my running on the whole, as has occured in the past and though generally I wouldnt have gone for this particular brand a friend of mine was kind enough to loan me a pair of his (unused) and I found that I actually benefitted from using them
Overall a good shoe, surprisingly better than I had expected, excellent performance and comfort.
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Performance:
5.0
Comfort:
4.0
Value:
4.0

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