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The Merrell Bare Access wants to bring you back to nature. This road-worthy shoe is super light and has a 0mm heel to toe drop to encourage a more natural forward footstrike. With a firm underfoot feel, the Bare Access protects you from the ground while keeping you connected with it, for a close to barefoot feel on the road.
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Weight: 5.7 oz (size 9)
Stack Height: Heel (13mm), Forefoot (13mm)
How it fits (based on width D) Width D=Medium
- 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 height
- Release date: February 2012
- Model discontinued: Unknown
The Bare Access 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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