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Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 38 vs. 37: Just got fixed! 

If there's one thing that the Pegasus line is known for, it's the solid ride and versatility it possesses. The Pegasus 38 still has this flair, but prior to this iteration, there were some concerns about the upper, which Nike has now fixed. To break it down, here are the updates you can expect: 

  • more forefoot and toe box volume, eliminating the cramped feeling (as in cramped like the Terra Kiger) 
  • softer mesh upper for better comfort 
  • longer, more padded tongue (warning: beefier tongue makes the shoe feel hot) 

To maintain the pop of the Pegasus, the same React midsole and Zoom Air unit are employed in the midsole. The outsole also stays the same. 


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