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      Merrell Bare Access 3 Running Shoes - Men's

      The zero-drop, barefoot-inspired Merrell Bare Access 3 Running Shoes give you a minimalist feel by letting your feet land flat while still offering generous cushioning.
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      • Easy-wash breathable mesh uppers hug your feet and keep them cool and fresh; reflective details keep you seen on the streets
      • Zero drop from heel to toe encourages a natural midfoot or forefoot strike to promote forward momentum and reduce the impact of heel striking
      • 8mm-thick EVA midsoles cushion your feet when you're running and working out
      • Merrell Bare Access 3 Running Shoes have a total stack height of 13.5mm
      • M-Select FRESH natural enzymes prevent odors from developing
      • Vibram® outsoles provide good traction on road runs and workouts in the gym
      • All-synthetic construction makes these vegan-friendly


      Merrell Bare Access 3 Running Shoes - Men's

      Specification Description
      Best use Running
      Running shoe type Cross-training
      Running shoe support Neutral
      Footwear height Ankle
      Footwear closure Lace-up
      Waterproof No
      Upper Synthetic mesh/thermoplastic overlays
      Lining Synthetic mesh
      Midsole EVA
      Outsole Vibram rubber
      Heel-to-toe drop (mm) 0
      Vegan Yes
      Average footwear weight (pair) 13 ounces
      Gender Men's

      Merrell Bare Access 3 Running Shoes - Men's

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      Rated 4out of5
      by fromNice shoes, but quality of the sole is so-so I bought the shoes in April, I ran in them approx 8 times (both some sprinting and some 5 mile runs) and they are comfortable. The shoes were great out of the box, I have worn them with and without socks, and they provide cushioning but do not heal drop. You can still have a tactile feel for the ground. The bad: The sole on both shoes started to separate at the same spot (outside of foot near the pinky toe). I returned them and REI gave me a new pair. I hope these hold up longer than a few runs. Cheers
      Date published: 2014-06-05
      Rated 4out of5
      by fromwide feet Feet are size 13.5 US, wide, and these fit well out of the box. I wear for urban bike commute to work, and at the office. Light, breathable, can be slipped on because construction is slightly elastic. Color design isn't as elegant as Bare Access 2 was (hence missing 5th star), but still not overly garish.
      Date published: 2014-06-26
      Rated 4out of5
      by fromSpacious, no rubbing, and no padding Bought these to replace the Brooks PureCadence3 shoes I had previously (and returned) that rubbed me the wrong way (literally) with all sorts of hot spots and discomfort. I affiliate Merrell with hiking shoes, so I was concerned they would feel clunky, but the shoes are light and well-ventilated. Unlike the Brooks, these Merrells have no noticeable seams to feel inside the shoe. In fact, they are quite spacious in the toe box--even though I got a half size smaller than normal. I do have some movement in the heel, but no rubbing or blisters. These are pretty minimal shoes, and have no notable padding in the back. You will be punished for heelstrikes--especially on pavement. The traction is decent, and I've taken these on some moderate trails (not a lot of rocks or sharp gravel) with good success.
      Date published: 2014-06-27
      Rated 5out of5
      by fromMerrel Bare access 3 Great shoe! I am amaze how comfortable they are. I wore them for 23 hours straight and my feet were not tired at all.
      Date published: 2014-06-27
      Rated 5out of5
      by fromNice Shoe. Little more support than some others I bought this shoe about three weeks ago and have worn it quite a bit for walking, backpacking, and playing tennis in. I've been wearing vibram 5fingers, Merril Barefoots, and Lems minimalist boots for several years now and needed something a little more substantial for certain situations. These have been great so far.
      Date published: 2014-07-10
      Rated 5out of5
      by fromGreat ride for someone new to barefooting. I put my skepticism aside and have taken a chance on barefoot running, I am hooked. These shoes have made it so much fun I bought two. Used on pavement, asphalt and minimally rocky dirt trails. Nearly the same foot strike reaction I get when running with no shoes! Farthest run so far with absolutely no problems, 10 miles. I also have wide feet and these provide just the right amount of space.
      Date published: 2014-10-16
      Rated 2out of5
      by fromToo narrow, not true barefoot experience I had the Bare Access first generation. Comparing this to the 1st gen, I find the arch support too pronounced, it does not offer a true barefoot experience. I ended up returning them. A bit disappointed.
      Date published: 2014-05-06
      Rated 5out of5
      by fromLove them! Just purchased these shoes, wore them out of the store and drove straight to the nearest park for a run and loved them. Very light, good traction, breathable and of course they were very comfortable. I traded in my Vibram five fingers for these and I am truely happy. Great product! By the way, these shoes do run big in size. I had to get a full size smaller which doesn't bother me unless you are the type to brag about shoe size.
      Date published: 2014-03-21

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