Vasque Mindbender Trail-Running Shoes - Men's

The Vasque Mindbender trail-running shoes have a way of twisting reality, turning trails into fun, twisting paths of running glee thanks to plenty of support, protection and cushioning.
  • $110.00

Item # 796760

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  • Breathable, abrasion-resistant synthetic leather and nylon mesh uppers are lightweight and flexible for comfort; thermoplastic urethane overlays provide structure and support
  • Nylon linings absorb excess moisture and disperse it for fast drying; protective toe bumpers shield toes and uppers from abrasion
  • Padded tongues and collars add comfort and relieve pressure from lacing
  • Reflective detailing increases your visibility in low light
  • Removable dual-density EVA footbeds add cushioning
  • Thermoplastic urethane shanks and nylon forefoot plates provide support and stability on rough terrain and protection from sharp objects underfoot
  • Molded dual-density EVA midsoles cushion the footstrike and assist in heel to midfoot transition
  • Vasque Blur trail-running outsoles utilize a slip-resistant rubber compound and feature aggressive, multidirectional lugs for superior traction


Vasque Mindbender Trail-Running Shoes - Men's

Specification Description
Best use Running
Running shoe type Trail
Footwear height Ankle
Footwear closure Lace-up
Waterproof No
Upper Synthetic leather/nylon mesh/thermoplastic urethane overlays
Lining Nylon
Midsole Dual-density EVA
Support Thermoplastic urethane instep plate/nylon forefoot plate
Outsole Rubber
Average footwear weight (pair) 1 lb. 7 oz.
Gender Men's

Vasque Mindbender Trail-Running Shoes - Men's

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Rated 1out of5
by fromGood Looking But Quick to Fall Apart Bottom tread has worn down very quickly and is shredding after very little wear. I haven't run in these shoes; just casual wear.
Date published: 2010-09-07
Rated 2out of5
by fromBottoms wear very fast I had these shoes only 10 months....I don't hike, run or walk the mall and only wear around the house and yard. Bottoms wore out and became uncomfortable. I emailed Vasque and they told me to go to REI and request a refund. Yeah...REI gave a full refund.
Date published: 2011-02-10
Rated 2out of5
by fromWears out prematurely I wear these around the house and around town; no trail running or hiking. I like the way they breathe and they have been comfortable. Unfortunately the tread design involves many small cracks which fill with dirt and debris that is hard to get out. If you wear these both inside and out, you'll end up tracking dirt into the house. And I was disappointed to find the soles coming un-glued and wearing down long before they were due. I don't feel as though I've had my $100 worth of wear out of them.
Date published: 2011-08-12
Rated 3out of5
by fromGreat until the sole pulled away Bought this shoe 2 months ago to train for a trail marathon. Have been using them about 60-65 miles a week with no blisters or problems. Unfortunately my luck ran out and the sole started to pull away at the heel. Will have to return and hope for a better glue job. Shoe has been comfortable for wide somewhat flat feet. Would recommend if they had used better glue for the sole.
Date published: 2010-05-30
Rated 3out of5
by fromMy first trail running shoe My first trail running shoe. A good choice to learn a bit about trail running. I ran a 50 mile fairly technical race last weekend and I was very disappointed with the cushioning under the forward portion of the second metatarsal. BIG blisters and lots of abuse.
Date published: 2010-10-17
Rated 4out of5
by fromImpressive Performance A discreet shoe with impressive performance. I chose it for the name. It was a good decision. Vasque makes good footware.
Date published: 2013-07-20
Rated 4out of5
by fromThe only thing I will use for day hikes The first time I used the shoes was on a 14 mile hike that has a 6,000 plus elevation gain, and I ran down the majority of the way. They felt great the entire time, no break-in was needed, and they were very comfortable right out of the box. I have always used hiking boots for hiking previously as I feared an ankle injury from the lack of ankle support from trail runners, but was pleasantly surprised how stable the shoes felt. I have very wide feet and the shoes were a perfect fit so I would not recommend them to someone with a narrow foot. After the hike on the first use I noticed a small tear on the top of the of the shoe above my toes (I probably gashed them on a rock). I took them back and exchanged them for a new pair, and have not had any problems yet. I hope they end up being durable because they sure fit and feel great.
Date published: 2011-04-17
Rated 4out of5
by fromComfortable Nice and comfy. A little too big for the size. No complaints though.
Date published: 2012-04-11

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