Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.
Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.
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As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.
Neutral / cushion / high arch
Shoes for runners who does not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.
Stability / overpronation / normal arch
Shoes for runners who needs arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a normal arch. See the best stability shoes.
Motion control / severe overproanation / flat feet
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Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.
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If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.
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Nike Flight Bonafide History
The Nike Flight Bonafide is a lifestyle silhouette inspired by the Nike Zoom Flight 95 basketball shoe. Representing the year 2017, it is part of the Five Decades of Basketball collection alongside Blazer Studio Low (1972), Air Force 1 High SL (1982), Air Foamposite Pro (1997) and Air Zoom Generation (2003). Although the collection had a Vachetta Tan theme, Nike hasn’t released the version of the Flight Bonafide in this colorway as of its launch date.
The Zoom Flight 95 was among the first Nike shoes with the Zoom Air technology. It received several nicknames such as Grasshoppers and Bug Eyes because of the bubbles found at the side. Jason Kidd wore this shoe when he was still an NBA rookie.
Nike Flight Bonafide Style
The Nike Flight Bonafide has a breathable Flyknit upper which gives lockdown. It sits atop a foam midsole featuring responsive Nike Air cushioning. The zip tab on the heel allows easier entry and exit. It is a sporty silhouette that goes well with shorts, jeans, joggers, tech fleece pants and cargo pants.
Fit & Sizing
The Nike Flight Bonafide is a men’s shoe that generally runs true to size. It is available from sizes 6 to 15. Nike uses True Fit, a platform that utilizes sizing data from other brands to help users find the Nike shoe that will fit them. The collar fits like a sock and stretches well for mobility. The Flyknit upper is a form fitting material.
Most reviewers said that the Nike Flight Bonafide is very comfortable. The insole is very thick, giving the wearer a plush feel. Nike’s flair for the modern shoe is very much noticeable in the soles of the Flight Bonafide. This futuristic rendition adds another element of sophistication that should get the attention of casual observers.
Another part of the shoe that stands out is the Flyknit upper. Nike’s top of the line upper technology not only gives it a very contemporary and sleek outlook, it also helps the shoe become more comfortable as it hugs the foot very well.
- The Flyknit technology is Nike’s response to runners who were looking for footwear that delivers a snug fit. It’s a material that maximizes performance, and at the same time, lessens material waste. An average of 60% waste is reduced as opposed to the typical cut and sew method.
- A zipper in the heel allows for easy on and off maneuver.
- The ribbed outsole offers traction on a variety of surfaces.