Merrell Bare Access Flex Shield Trail Running Shoes - Men's

5059-322
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Merrell Bare Access Flex Shield Trail Running Shoes - Men's

5059-322
  • Available prices $135.00
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Description

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Merrell has upped the minimalist ante with a 0 drop heel to toe and 8mm of cushioning. The Bare Access Flex Shield's breathable mesh upper with reflective detailing keep things airy, and a compression-moulded midsole adds stability on road runs and well-maintained trails.

  • Upper is durable water repellent (DWR) finished TPU-coated mesh for protection from light precipitation.
  • Mesh lining has M-Select Fresh treatment to keep it fresh.
  • Non-removable EVA footbed.
  • Flex Connect compression-moulded EVA midsole for stable comfort.
  • 14.2mm total stack height.
  • M Select rubber outsole with 2mm lug depth.
  • Reflective details for increased visibility.

Tech specs

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Weight 436g (9)
Ideal for
  • Road running
  • Trail running
Feel

'Minimal and natural' shoes offer low drop, lots of flex, and minimal cushioning. Most running shoes are 'Light and responsive' with medium cushioning and good energy return. 'Cushioned and floaty' shoes have maximum cushioning.

Light and responsive
Stability

Some shoes include added motion control or stability features to help minimize pronation or supination, where the foot tends to roll inward or outward in a biomechanically imbalanced running position.

Neutral
Upper material Synthetic + printed overlay
Closure Lace-up
Heel-to-toe cushioning

The approximate thickness of the midsole cushioning under the heel and the forefoot. A thicker heel and greater difference between heel and toe height tends to suit heel-strike runners, while forefoot and midfoot strikers may prefer a minimal drop between heel and toe cushioning.

8-8mm
Drop

The drop is the difference in height between the heel and the forefoot midsole cushioning. Traditional running shoes tend to have a 10mm drop or higher while minimalist style shoes are on the lower end of the spectrum.

0mm
Waterproof

Waterproof shoes and boots feature a waterproof-breathable membrane and a gusseted tongue to help keep your feet dry in wet conditions.

No
Removable insole No
Made in Vietnam