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Nike’s Pegasus FlyEase is the Perfect Road-to-Trail Running Shoe

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Picking the right running gear can be daunting. After all, it’s the sport with the fewest equipment requirements, yet the one most dependent on the conditions around you. Variables such as weather, duration, and terrain can affect which gear you choose — and that’s not even taking into account your own personal gait. Among the biggest concerns is the difference between on- and off-road running. Pounding the pavement in your neighborhood and traversing the uneven dirt trail in the wilderness may require different shoes, but it doesn’t have to. The last thing you’ll want to do when making the transition from road to trail is bring along an additional pair of sneakers. That’s why the Pegasus FlyEase SE from Nike is the perfect solution.

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Debuting in 1983, the original Pegasus was created to be the everyman running shoe. And now with the FlyEase, it can also be the every-ground running shoe. Built with Nike React foam for a smooth and responsive ride, the moderate cushioning strikes a crucial balance between the soft foam needed for the hard pavement and the durability needed for the unpredictability of the trail. Not to mention, the waffle-inspired rubber outsole tread will give you optimal traction, while the wider heel maximizes your landing space for better balance.

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Made for the energy that inherently changes when shifting terrain, the Pegasus FlyEase has been constructed with responsiveness in mind. Zoom Air units are placed in the forefront and the heel, along with the extra flex groove, for a smoother heel-to-toe transition and better energy return. With the FlyEase strap across the uppers which allows you to secure the fit in a simple way, these runners can slip on and off easily without losing any support in the process. For a more comfortable fit, new updates also include increased foam around the collar and improved internal linings and padding. Likewise, the single-layer mesh was given to the shoe for premium breathability.

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Newly offered in an attractive black colorway with teal and fushia accents, the Pegasus FlyEase SE is now available from Nike’s website for $130.