Who should buy Ryka Devotion Plus 2

The Devotion Plus 2 is one of Ryka’s walking shoes that has been re-released multiple times over the years, with no changes in its construction or features. The Ryka Devotion Plus 2 is suitable for women who:

  • need all-day comfort
  • require arch support
  • prefer shoes that allow feet to breathe

Ryka Devotion Plus 2 label

Who should NOT buy Ryka Devotion Plus 2

If you are looking for a shoe that can take beatings while providing ample arch support, you should consider getting the Exuberant from the same brand or the Ryka Intent XT 2, which has great quality-price ratio.

Ryka Devotion Plus 2 laces and tongue

No pain, no aches even when walking for hours

A majority of users agreed that the Ryka Devotion Plus 2 was comfortable.

Ryka Devotion Plus 2 padding

Even those who have severe foot issues find that they do not have a problem being on their feet for more than 8 hours

The Devotion Plus 2 will not drag you down

Many reviewers complimented its lightweight nature. It weighs 235 grams only.

Designed for the ladies’ feet 

A handful of buyers thought that the shoe fits them well.

Ryka Devotion Plus 2 toebox

Like all Ryka walking trainers, the Devotion Plus 2 is constructed with women’s foot dimensions in mind. It accommodates a narrow heel and a broad forefoot for a cozy fit.

Support for those with high arches

High-arched testers liked the adequate arch support.

Ryka Devotion Plus 2 insole

Inside the shoe is Ryka’s Anatomical Precise-Return insole. The contoured footbed provides arch support, which reduces pressure under the heel and the forefoot areas for prolonged walking comfort.

While the insole of the Devotion Plus 2 does its job well, there are users who complained that the insole wears just after walking for a hundred and plus miles.

Springy cushioning of the Ryka Devotion Plus 2

Some wearers appreciated the plush cushioning of the Ryka Devotion Plus 2.

Ryka Devotion Plus 2 midsole

The proprietary RE-ZORB foam appears as a full-length layer and as pods. This technology has a springy characteristic that makes walking on concrete surfaces easy on the knees and ankles.

This Ryka shoe makes walking easy

The rubber outsole is presented in an eight-piece radiused skeletal layout which helps with forward and side-to-side mobility. 

Ryka Devotion Plus 2 outsole

Suitable for hot conditions

The upper of the Ryka Devotion Plus 2 is designed with a mesh upper, which promotes good ventilation.

An excellent walking shoe with a questionable durability

Numerous individuals reported that this shoe had inferior material that broke down after short use; complaints included the frayed upper and lining, the worn-out and ripped-off soles, and the torn eyelets.

Facts / Specs

Weight: Women 8.3oz
Arch support: Stability
Base model: Ryka Devotion
Update: Ryka Devotion Plus 3
Use: All-day wear, Travel, Fitness, City
Closure: Lace-up
Material: Mesh upper

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