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An in-depth look air jordan 1 flyknit ‘bred’ and reviews

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9:52 pm
August 11, 2017


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There are finally crisp, clean images of the Air Jordan 1 Flyknit ‘Bred’ and they come courtesy of our friends over at Fastpass. Instead of speculating about the tech specs, we now have a clear view of what is in this iteration of the Air Jordan 1 flyknit bred for sale .

Consisting of an entirely Flyknit upper with hits of premium leather on the Swoosh, tongue and ‘Air Jordan’ branding, this build of the AJ1 is lighter than the other retros of the Air Jordan 1  that have released. Also, a gold “1985” is on the tongue, commemorating the year the sneaker originally released as well as gold “19852017 -XC” to signify the longevity of the said sneaker.

The Flyknit build weighs in at 403.4 grams (about 14.23 ounces) while the leather version of the sneaker weighs in at 420.7 grams (about 14.84 ounces). Whether this weigh difference is actually noticeable is up for speculation because the sneaker has not yet released.

The insole is also pretty thick (6.95mm) so there should be adequate comfort when walking around. Performance-wise, the traction remains the same from previous AJ1 retro models so expect great, sticky traction, but don’t expect anything Earth-shattering as these were meant for lifestyle purposes.

Air jordan 1 performance reviews

Traction – As you already know from the Performance Teasers, the Air Jordan I has great traction. I still won’t give it a full 10 out of 10 but a solid 9.5 will do.

From a front to back standpoint, the traction is incredible. Medial and lateral movements are just as impressive due to the multidirectional circles along with the soft and flexible rubber. This traction surface worked very well on clean indoor courts as well as dusty indoor courts and would probably work well outdoors as well.

Cushion – Again, this is something I went over previously and it’s pretty much a no brainer… cushion wasn’t great. In the video review I show an insole that could help but you can use any insole you feel would work best for you and it would be a huge improvement.

Ventilation – Not much of any but there are perforations featured on the toe as well as a nylon tongue for some ventilation, even if just a little.

Support – None… you can purchase an insole with arch support if needed but other than that they are pretty much a flat based sneaker.

Overall – These were playable, which is the main thing. If you wanted the look or styling of an Air Jordan  I with modern tech you can either swap the insoles out for cushion or opt to purchase the Air Jordan I Alpha which offers many upgrades in every category, most notably the cushion with its Phylon midsole and full length bottom loaded Zoom Air.