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The Asics Gel Kinsei 4 takes a huge step forward in delivering a refined running experience. The shoe sheds over an ounce from its predecessor with a lighter weight upper and responsive midsole. Loaded with cushioning and packed with comfort, the Kinsei 4 delivers the ultimate ride in luxury performance.
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Weight: 12.0 oz (size 9)
Stack Height: Heel (30mm), Forefoot (19mm)
Available Widths: D=Medium
How It Fits (based on width D)
- Sizing: Standard running shoe length
- Heel: Narrow to medium
- Midfoot: Medium to full volume
- Forefoot: Medium width
- Toe-Box height: Medium
- Arch Structure: Medium height
- Shoe Shape: Curved
The Gel Kinsei 4 is a maximum feature, moderate neutral shoe designed for daily training and high mileage. It is built with a curved shape.
- Gel Discrete Heel unit is comprised entirely of a silicone-based gel for responsive shock absorption on impact.
- Large Forefoot Gel cushioning system uses a silicone based gel that attenuates shock during toe-off.
- Solyte is an ultra light, top-of-the-line midsole that delivers durable and responsive cushioning.
- Guidance Line is a vertical flex groove in the forefoot for improved gait efficiency.
- Propulsion Trusstic System utilizes a thermal plastic unit that connects the lateral heel to the medial forefoot. This unit works to release stored energy and propel you forward during toe-off.
- Impact Guidance System (IGS) design creates a smooth and balanced heel-to-toe transition.
- Heel Clutching System uses an exoskeletal structure that wraps the heel for a secure fit.
- Cuprothermo metallic film lines the upper. This material retains heat in cold weather to keep feet warm and dissipates heat in warm weather to keep feet cool.
- Biomorphic Fit Upper is a stretch material located in the forefoot that moves with the foot to reduce irritation.
- Open mesh in the upper keeps feet cool.
- Personal Heel Fit (PHF) uses a two layer memory foam lining in the heel collar to provide a individualized fit.
- Asymmetrical Lacing Design better follows the shape of the foot for an improved fit.
- ComforDry Sockliner is made with anti-bacterial material to reduce odor and moisture and provide additional cushioning.
- Strobel Last with the upper stitched to Solyte 45 Foam, for enhanced cushioning and a soft underfoot feel.
- Asics High Abrasion Rubber (AHAR) in the heel is made of carbon rubber for exceptional durability.
- DuraSponge Outsole in the forefoot is made from a blown AHAR compound, for responsive cushioning and flexibility.
- DuoSole Outsole provides lightweight, flexible, and durable traction.
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