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Overall Score
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Pros Affordable racing flats, more comfortable updated design, lightNatural support, environmentally friendly midsole, all sorts of cushioningFeathery, low-drop, versatile, comfortable, roomy toeboxComfy, great underfoot cushioning, stable, roomy and supportive upper, responsive soleFlashy, superior responsiveness, steady performance, tough
Cons Limited durability, less attractive, less responsiveCan be hot, not especially lightShape might not fit all feet, upper cage can rub, heel can feel looseMight not fit all strides, outsole can pick up debris, tongue might rubCan feel clunky, heavier than other HOKA models, limited padding
Bottom Line Quick, comfortable, cool racing flatsOne of Brooks’ best comfort models yetLike a minimalist shoe with some padding and support thrown inA plush premium running shoe for the daily workoutsA steady performer across measures
Rating Categories Brooks PureFlow 7 Adrenaline GTS 20 Altra Solstice XT HOKA ONE ONE Elevon 2 HOKA ONE ONE Bondi 6
Responsiveness (25%)
6
8
5
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8
Landing Comfort (25%)
9
8
7
7
7
Weight (20%)
6
6
9
7
4
Durability (10%)  
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6
Upper Comfort (10%)
9
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Breathability (10%)
8
6
8
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Specs Brooks PureFlow 7 Adrenaline GTS 20 Altra Solstice XT HOKA ONE ONE... HOKA ONE ONE Bondi 6
Weight (oz per pair for size 11) 20.8 oz 23.1 oz 18.6 oz 22.5 oz 24.3 oz
Toe to Heel Drop 4 mm 12 mm 3 mm 5 mm 4 mm
Width Options Regular Narrow, Normal, Wide, Extra Wide Regular Regular Regular, Wide
Style (Traditional, Minimalist, etc.) Neutral Traditional/Minimalist Traditional/Minimalist Neutral Maximalist
Sizes Available 7 - 14 7 - 15 7 - 15 8 - 14 7 - 15
Upper Material Stretch weave Engineered knit Engineered mesh Textile Mesh
Midsole Material BioMoGo DNA BioMoGo DNA High Abrasion EVA PROFLY EVA EVA
Sole Rubber Blown carbon Rubber Rubber Rubber Rubber
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