Tuesday, March 22, 2022

GEL-Cumulus 24, Puma Velocity Nitro 2, New Balance Fresh Foam 880v12 Video Comparison Review

Video by Sam Winebaum

GEL-Cumulus 24, Puma Velocity Nitro 2, New Balance Fresh Foam 880v12

In the video I compare the ASICS GEL-Cumulus 24 (RTR Review soon), Puma Velocity Nitro 2, and New Balance Fresh Foam 880 v12  to each other in side by side one on each foot tests. All can be called all around road running daily trainers with very similar stack heights and drop yet each has a different personality and strengths.

ASICS GEL-Cumulus 24 ($135)  RTR Review soon

Strengths: Most stable & substantial in ride and feel, most secure upper (wides available)

Key Features:Full Flytefoam Blast midsole (new!), gender specific construction, now 8mm drop
Approx. Weight: 9.65 oz / 274g US men's 9
Approx. Full Stack Height: 30 mm heel / 22 mm forefoot, 8mm drop
Available May 2022

Puma Velocity Nitro 2 ($120) RTR Review 

 Lightest, most uptempo in feel, liveliest, best value

Key Features: Supercritical foam underfoot with EVA below, light trails worthy PumaGrip outsole
Approx. Weight:  9.07 oz / 257g US men's 9
Approx. Full Stack Height: 33mm heel / 23 mm forefoot, 10mm drop.
Available now.

New Balance Fresh Foam 880 v12
RTR Review 

Strengths: Roomiest in standard width (wides available), softest ride, most flexible
Key Features: Fresh Foam X main midsole with forefoot FuelCell layer
Approx. Weight:  10.37 oz / 294g US men's 9
Approx. Full Stack Height: 33 mm heel / 23 mm forefoot, 10mm drop
Available April 2022

 Watch the 3 way Comparison Review (17:44) 

Tested samples were provided at no charge for review purposes others were personal purchases. RoadTrail Run has affiliate partnerships and may earn commission on products purchased through affiliate links in this article. These partnerships do not influence our editorial content. The opinions herein are entirely the authors'

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1 comment:

Buck said...

Hi Sam, would like to hear your thoughts on how the Velocity 2 compares to the Saucony Ride 15?