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76 / 100 based on 5 expert reviews
It ended up feeling more like a what if rather than a top tier performer.
It's a great shoe to use but there are other shoes out there that are better.
I really wanted these to be a solid upgrade from the Crazylight 2015’s, but sadly they weren’t.
Personally, I don't think there was a need for Adidas to release a 2.5 version of the Crazylight Boost.
Overall, I guess this is a really good shoe.
Adidas gives another lightweight option with the CrazyLight Boost 2.5 Low. The Primeknit upper and Boost heel cushioning stand out as the main features of this shoe–providing a comfortable snug fit and great cushioning.
Cushion. The CLB 2.5 Low has Boost in the heel area and adiPRENE+ cushioning for the forefoot. The Boost cushion helps energize each step and protects the foot from impact. The shoe also features the new Adidas Stableframe technology. This basically means that the midsole is angled, wherein the heel is slightly higher than the forefoot, keeping the wearer on their toes–ready for the next move.
Traction. The shoe uses a blade-shaped herringbone pattern with micro blades on the outermost regions of the outsole. Because the outsole is made of soft and pliable rubber, it is not recommended for outdoor use.
Length and Width. The CrazyLight Boost 2.5 is said to run large, so be sure to go half to a full size lower.
Lockdown. The shoe features a wrap-like asymmetrical tongue design that locks the foot down onto the medial side. The Primeknit upper conforms to the shape of the foot and holds it in place while an external heel counter ensures that the foot is secure from the base.
The shoe uses a one-piece Primeknit cleatie construction that stops at the medial side to form the shoe’s tongue. The toe box area has fuse overlays to protect the shoe from toe drags. The upper provides a comfortable sock-like fit that’s breathable and feels very lightweight.
Boost and adiPRENE+ cushioning are used in the midsole while the midfoot features Adidas’s Torsion system that gives support to the arch. A non-marking rubber is used on the outsole.
The Adidas CrazyLight Boost 2.5 Low matches form with function. Its low-top cut affords the wearer a wider range of motion. its Primeknit upper gives it a touch of luxury.
An aesthetic material overlay runs across the shoe, covering the area where the mesh and knit are joined together. Styling varies for each colorway, depending on the materials used.
The Adidas Equipment logo can be found on the external heel cup and the tongue. Most of the colorways feature subtle Three Stripes on the forefoot.