Adidas Supernova Riot - Trail Runners: Reviews

Nov 1, 2010
Outside Magazine
Adidas Supernova Riot - Trail Runners: Reviews

   Photo: Shana Novak


Good for Packed Trails
If cushion is king for high-mileage training or heavier runners, then the Supernova reigns supreme. Its pillowy crash pad is perfect for cruising on mellow trails. And despite its speedy geometry—the shoe is tilted slightly forward—the forefoot foam doesn't feel gutted. It's also torsionally stiff and offers pronation control, which translates to good side-to-side stability in modestly technical terrain. Note: The fit is wide; narrow-footed testers had to crank on the laces to prevent sloshing. All this cushioning and support usually comes with a weight and price penalty, but not here. 12.3 oz;

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