Asics Gel Kayano XIII

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Hooligan
Reviewed: 08 April 2008

HORRIBLE!!

er.... look nice.
Too stiff, half a size smaller than labelled, horrible stiching which causes blister problems on instep.
I had high hopes for these shoes after wearing out a pair of GT-2120's.
What a disappointment!!
They agravated a claf injury, caused PF in both feet, and on long runs left large blisters on both insteps due to the raised internal stitching. Also the soles looked ragged after only 100 or so miles... certainly wouldn't last the 430 miles my previous GT2120's did.
I've since changed to Nike Air Triax's on the recommendation of a good running shop.
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Performance:
1.0
Comfort:
2.0
Value:
2.0

Sanda Ionescu
Reviewed: 04 March 2008

PERFECT FIT

It has a wider fit than other brands I tried, so were instantly comfortable. On long runs I forget I have them on, they feel so natural. I am a slight to moderate pronator and it provides good control for me.
If I don't lace up very tightly (and the shoelaces are a bit on the short side), my feet can slip about a bit when they get sweaty.
I was always a New Balance fan, but have been won over by these shoes. Much better than the Gel Kayano 14, and now the prices are coming down, I will probably invest in a couple more. Closest thing to running barefoot!
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Performance:
5.0
Comfort:
5.0
Value:
4.0

Cool Dog
Reviewed: 02 March 2008

LOVE EM & HAVE JUST ORDERED ANOTHER PAIR

My old ones are just about comeing to the end of their life and i can't really fault them. They are still performing with a PB 10k just a few days ago. I'm 14 stone & run mainly on roads so they take a bit of punishment but still seem ok for 400-500 miles
I really havn't found any.
I recently tried on the Kayano 14's but had doubts over the fit and felt I needed an extra 1/2 size which was not available so I decided to stick with a new pair of 13's - best shoes yet and you can get them well cheap now at under £65
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Performance:
5.0
Comfort:
5.0
Value:
4.0

Phil Hanson
Reviewed: 28 February 2008

BEING A 30MILE PER WEEK RUNNER, THESE SHOES HAVE BEEN GREAT

Cushioning and stability is perfect for my style of running with no hardening of the sole over the 10months of usuage.
Not really found any major issues yet. Of road the grip wasn't perfect, but do use other style of shoes for this.
An enjoyable shoe to use for road running, light, stable and reduces the effects of running on roads
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Performance:
5.0
Comfort:
4.0
Value:
4.0

KevR
Reviewed: 28 February 2008

GREAT SHOES

Very confortable straight away, good cushioning and support. Excellent on long on long runs. Excellent Value - purchased from distance.co.uk for £70.
The lining inside of the heal has split slightly after 250 miles. The asics sign is pealing off (doesn't affect performance just doesn't look very good).
I love these shoes ! They would be perfect even (if slightly expensive at full price) if they were more durable.
Score breakdown



Performance:
4.0
Comfort:
5.0
Value:
4.0

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