When designing the new GEL-Nimbus® 17, ASICS opted for a little more revolution than evolution. Serious weight reduction takes center stage, with a nearly seamless FluidFit® upper that fits and feels like a runner’s dream. The new FluidRide™ midsole and extended Rearfoot and Forefoot GEL® Cushioning system improve upon the already famously plush and luxurious ride. Nothing but the best would do underfoot, thus a new top-of-the-line ComforDry™ X-40 Sockliner sits atop new full-length ComforDry™ lasting for the ultimate in cushioning and comfort.
Weight: 8.8 oz. Heel Height: 25mm. Forefoot Height: 12mm.
FluidRide® provides the ultimate combination of bounce back and cushioning properties with reduced weight and exceptional durability.
Rearfoot and Forefoot GEL® Cushioning Systems
Attenuates shock during impact and toe-off phases, and allows movement in multiple planes as the foot transitions through the gait cycle.
ASICS FluidFit™ upper technology combines multi-directional stretch mesh with stretch reinforcements that adapt to the athlete's foot, creating a truly customized glove-like fit.
Heel Clutching System™
Exoskeletal heel counter provides improved support and creates improved heel fitting environment.
The use of seamless materials reduces the potential for irritation and friction caused by traditional stitches and seams.
Independently placed eyelets disburse lace tension, creating a customized fitting environment and enhanced upper comfort.
Vertical flex groove decouples the tooling along the line of progression for enhanced gait efficiency.
Guidance Trusstic System®
This Trusstic System® integrates Guidance Line® construction for enhanced gait efficiency while providing midfoot structural integrity.
This premium insole features plush underfoot comfort while providing excellent moisture management, high-level breathability, and anticrobial properties.
ComforDry X-40 Sockliner
This premium sockliner features higher rebound properties while providing excellent moisture management, high-level breathability, and anticrobial properties.
Women's models feature a lower-density top layer in the midsole, allowing female athletes to better enjoy the benefits of midsole compression.
3mm of additional height on women's models helps relieve achilles tension.