Summary

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8 reasons to buy

  • Almost all reviewers are highly impressed with the quality and design of the Adidas Lite Racer BYD.
  • A good number of reviewers are pleasantly surprised that the shoe looks even better when worn.
  • Many wearers attest that this shoe from the Adidas brand is comfortable to wear.
  • The Adidas Lite Racer BYD is a stunner shoe that definitely stands out, one reviewer has said.
  • A majority of those who bought the sneaker say that it is perfect to wear for a number of activities and is great for that everyday use.
  • The shoe has an accurate fit and sizing to it, most buyers have commented.
  • At least two to three reviewers have bought another pair of the Adidas Lite Racer BYD in a different color.
  • The low-top can be easily paired with different outfits, something that almost all reviewers like.

1 reasons not to buy

  • One buyer is disappointed with the shoes as the heel fabric wore out in less than 5 months.

Bottom line

When it comes to the Adidas Lite Racer BYD, comfort is almost always highlighted. It’s been lauded as lightweight, and the knit construction and the ultra-comfortable Cloudfoam cushioning makes wearing it a whole new experience in footwear. 

The design and quality are also something to take note of, with the colors and structure working seamlessly together to give sneakerheads a shoe that’s straightforward without it being too dull nor too excessive. 

Facts

Top: Low
Inspired from: Running
Collection: Adidas NEO
Closure: Laces
Material: Mesh, Rubber Sole
Technology: Cloudfoam
Season: Spring, Summer
Features: Breathable | Orthotic friendly
Price: $70
Colorways: Black, Blue, Green, Grey, Red
Size
Small True to size Large
Fit
Tight Loose
Support
Neutral Stable
Flexibility
Stiff Flexible
Breathability
Warm Breathable
Cushioning
Firm Plush
Durability 5/10
Comfort 9/10
Traction 8/10
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Rankings

A top rated sneaker
A top rated Adidas sneaker
A popular pick

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The Adidas Lite Racer BYD sports a low-top profile that allows the wearer to have excellent mobility when wearing it. A traditional lace-up closure also gives a secure fit to the foot. A pull tab at the heel allows for easy access to the foot.

Versatile in both look and style, the Adidas Lite Racer BYD has all the touches of comfort needed in an everyday shoe. The Cloudfoam tech found in the shoe’s midsole provides excellent support and cushioning. Perfect for completing that casual, all-day comfort look, the Adidas Lite Racer BYD goes well with jeans, joggers, and shorts, as well as hoodies, shirts, and even the occasional simple button-down top.

The Adidas Lite Racer BYD has a breathable two-tone stretch mesh upper with a sock-like construction. A Cloudfoam supportive midsole gives the shoe the touch of remarkability it needs to set it apart from the rest. One can find the iconic and classic seamless 3-stripes with logo detailing on the shoe. Upon closer inspection, the Adidas Cloudfoam tongue label can also be seen, as well as the Adidas wordmark on the heel strap and the webbing heel pull with the 3-Stripes detail, too.

Passion and vision are all it takes to make a dream come true and the founder of the world-renowned apparel brand, Adidas, worked on just those two values to realize it. Founded in 1949, Adi Dassler’s Adidas entered the sneaker market with its spiked soccer, and track and field sports shoes. This catapulted the brand into the limelight, raging success nipping at its heels.

Today, Adidas stays both popular and relevant by offering the public shoes that boast a right mix of quality, design, and innovation. When it comes to upping the game with sneaker tech, Adidas is at the forefront of the race with no plans of slowing down. One great example of an Adidas technology that many people have taken a liking to is the Cloudfoam. This sneaker technology offers both instep comfort and cushioning at a superior level.

Adidas’ Cloudfoam-integrated sneakers include the running-inspired Adidas Lite Racer BYD lifestyle kick. Clean and contemporary, the low-top has a nice and snug mesh build to it that adds to its whole “comfort and style” persona, capping of a decent shoe that performs well and gives wearers everything that they are looking for in a sneaker.

  • The collar and the tongue of the Adidas Lite Racer BYD are cushioned and padded for added comfort.
  • It also has a flexible traction outsole that is both durable and reliable.
  • The eco Ortholite cushioned insole is removable.
  • The Adidas Lite Racer BYD low-top comes at a medium width.

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Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sneakerhead turned sneaker industry expert that believes a good outfit begins from the feet up. His aunt currently isn't speaking to him for wearing a pair of kicks at his cousin's wedding. He spends most of his time trying to keep on top of the latest releases, hitting up his contacts and doing what needs to be done to secure his next pickup. Danny has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.

daniel@runrepeat.com