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Lace up the Merrell Bare Access 2 to bring a natural experience to your road running. A minimalist option for those who pound pavement, this lightweight shoe features a 0mm to promote forefoot striking, and firm cushioning protects your metatarsals from the hard asphalt without sacrificing ground feel. A Vibram outsole provides long-lasting durability, making this shoe suitable for everyday use. 

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Weight: 6.2 oz (size 9)

Stack Height: Heel (15mm), Forefoot (14mm); non-removable insole

Available Widths: D=Medium

How It Fits (based on width D) 

  • Sizing: Fits large; purchase 1/2 size smaller than standard running shoe size
  • Heel: Medium
  • Midfoot: Medium volume
  • Forefoot: Medium to wide
  • Toe-Box Height: Low
  • Arch Structure: Medium
  • Shoe Shape: Semi-Straight


The Bare Access 2 is a minimal feature, minimal neutral shoe designed for daily training and high mileage. It is built with a semi-straight shape.


  • To keep weight down, this shoe contains no additional cushioning technologies.


  • 8mm M Bound midsole is a durable material that protects feet from impact forces.


  • Synthetic Leather/Air Mesh upper offers durable, yet breathable coverage.
  • Lycra lining is made with a neoprene fabric treated with anti-microbial Aegis for a healthy and plush foot environment.
  • Non-Removable EVA Footbed uses Aegis, an anti-microbial material, for a healthy foot environment.
  • Strobel Last with the upper stitched to full length fabric for a comfortable underfoot feel.


  • Bare Access Outsole consists of a rubber compound inset with durable Vibram pods for superior traction and a smooth heel-to-toe transition. 

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