Awarded "Best Ride" in Competitor Magazine's "Fall 2014 Trail Running Shoe Buyer's Guide" (October 2014)
"Awarded “Best Ride" - Competitor Magazine's "Fall 2014 Trail Running Shoe Buyer's Guide"
Gusseted tongue helps keep the trail debris out
Soft, yet stable on rough surfaces
Full ground contact outsole grips uphill and down for great traction
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Overall Product Rating
83% of reviewers recommend this product
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3/26/15 by ErickBrian | Orange, CA
"I've recently began running again and bought these for trail runs. I think on average I was doing about 5-7 miles, running about 2-3 times a week on dirt. They've had great grip, felt very stable the first few weeks, but recently began to tear apart at the toe box and felt very loose. I'd began tightening the laces much more, I felt the toe box was slightly loose and can never really get a snug fit, which began to shift the shoe around from the front at time, but fixed with tighter laces. Unfortunately, the upper/outer layers of the toe box began to tear holes through them. Not from scratching or tears from foreign objects, there's no evidence left on the rubberized sections that hold it together, but the mesh and foam layering that the upper outer layer is consisted of. So sad, but I did get these on sale. No clue if there's a warranty, but I'll be taking them back to the shop and asking."
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1/29/15 by TomJ | Greensboro, NC
Yes, I recommend this product.
"Hope it does hold up. First run on the rocky rooty Lake Brandt trails and after 8 miles everything is sore but my feet! I have 20 pairs of all styles NB, and next to the 810v2 (also 4mm drop) this is the most comfortable. It IS smaller than the Leadville and doesn't have that Vibram, but the ride is so so smooth. It has the minimal feel without the pain, though not as nimble as the truly minimal shoes. I felt the roots, not the rocks. On smoother trails and gravel or cinder, and on muddy trails, this is awesome."
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12/23/14 by longhaulike | Portland, OR
"I loved the last version of the 110 and had high hopes for this revamp as I was logging more and more miles and looking for something with a little more cushion. My initial impressions were of a much stiffer shoe with way too much room in the heel and midfoot (I have a pretty flat, low volume foot) and not enough room for my toes. I actually resorted to adding a second insole to raise my foot enough to fill the shoe because the laces were as tight as they could be. Like previous reviews stated the overlays on the sides of the toe box sawed away at the mesh between them creating 5 gaping holes, 2 big enough to put my thumb through, in each shoe. This was after about 100 miles. I'm very disappointed in the shoe and wish I could find more of the old version online in my size. I hope you make some major adjustments to this shoe New Balance, as for now I'm doing most of my runs in your trail zero v2 (great for pacnw winters) and am more than satisfied."
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11/1/14 by Daddoguy0316 | Livermore, ca
"Almost everything about this shoe is excellent. The first trail shoe in 20 years I could say that about. Then the "almost" part. The fine mesh in the top of the toe box wears out between the rubberized panels. Less than 100 miles and I have holes in the top. the rubberized panel cause friction between them and "cut" the mesh. New Balance, find a way to correct that and you have an awesome shoe! Dave"
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9/13/14 by Philip | Philly
"The best NB shoe--ever! And I have at least 24 pair. This trail shoe is so smooth and supportive. It feels good all the time. Looking forward to a second pair."
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