Who should buy the Saucony Type A8
You will love the Saucony Type A8 if you want a dependable race-day shoe that enhances speed and allows a protective and secure fit for an absolute race day performance
Run faster with the Saucony Type A8 outsole
The Type A8 uses XT-900 as its outsole. It is one of three variants of Saucony’s carbon rubber outsole of increasing levels. XT-900 is a mid-level material that offers moderate traction and protection on the high-wear areas.
In the forefoot area is the IBR+, which stands for Injection Blown Rubber, an element that is 33% lighter and more cushioned in contrast with the typical blown rubber. This feature enables a flexible toe-off, thus resulting in a quick turnaround time. The IBR+ is also present in the Saucony Ride 10.
Saucony’s SSL EVA midsole
Saucony’s SSL EVA is a premium material that brings maximum rebound inside a minimal weight. The SSL EVA gives the shoe durable and resilient properties, which, in turn, improves the running economy. What this means is that the runner is more efficient in utilizing the necessary energy for running.
Dynamic and seamless fit with the Saucony Type A8 upper
The engineered mesh upper of the Saucony Type A8 permits for a dynamic and seamless fit. As it supplies an almost second-skin feel, the foot is encouraged to move according to correct biomechanics and without inhibitions.
The shoe also has FlexFilm, a thin, welded film that acts as a supportive unit to the upper. With FlexFilm, the need for extra layers – such as overlays – become unnecessary, emerging in a trail runner that is adaptive and streamlined.