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Mens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe

Men's Mizuno Wave Rider 20

Item #13128
MSRP:$119.95
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Product Description:

Men's MIZUNO® WAVE® RIDER™ 20 :: Launch your running on smoother, softer cushion with the updated Men's Mizuno® Wave® Rider™ 20. Feel like you're hoppin' from cloud to cloud thanks to all new Cloud Wave Technology that gives you 9% softer cushion than last year's model. Glide away in the Wave® Rider™ thanks to the new midsole that sets you up for a 33% more lively ride than the previous model. Plus, your new Triple Zone engineered mesh breathes easier and holds your foot better while allowing for maximum range of motion! Catch the Men's Wave® Rider™ 20 and you'll be runnin' on top of the world!

Features & Benefits:

  • A redesigned Neutral Wave plate: Provides softer cushioning, and enhanced responsive feel
  • Articulated U4icX heel wedge: Provides more cushion and a softer feel
  • Top midsole incorporates new U4ic compound: Adding 33 percent more response and more durability compared to previous model
  • Triple Zone engineered mesh: Increases breathability, movement and hold
  • Softer collar: Helps avoid irritation without losing feel fit
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  • DROP: 12 mm
  • WEIGHT: 9.6 ounces
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Mens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe
 
4.8

(based on 6 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (5)
  • Cushions impact (4)
  • Lightweight (4)
  • Good traction (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Road running (5)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      80% 

      (4 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      100% 

      (5 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)

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5.0

Finally Mizuno got it right!

By ERS

from Detroit, MI

About Me Avid Athlete

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Cushions Impact
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Endurance Training
    • Pavement
    • Road Running

    Comments about Mens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

    Having given up on the Wave Riders after they screwed up edition #13 (although I tried many versions after this), I returned to this after NB got rid of the Boracay. Boy, how pleased I am. This WR 20 is back to what made the Wave Rider a great training and marathon racing shoe (for us mid packers). Great cushioning combined with good structure and a light feel make this shoe a winner. Going back for another pair. And I don't get where someone commeted that they're ugly??? Great looking shoe and can't wait to add another pair to the wardrobe.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width
    • Arch Type:
    • Average Arch
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    Iterative changes make this a must have

    By Dave

    from San Jose, CA

    About Me Gym Rat

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Durable
    • Good Traction

    Cons

    • Heavy

    Best Uses

    • Gym
    • Road Running
    • Wet Conditions
    • With Orthotics/Inserts

    Comments about Mens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

    I've owned previous generations of Wave Riders, and the key difference with this model is the stiffer platform. The overall stiffness makes the toe box and bottom sole feel more responsive and supportive. The downside to this change is breath-ability. I typically wear mid cushion socks and my feat were getting really hot in these shoes. But this issue was quickly resolved when switching to a thinner sock.

    Ultimately I'd recommend these shoes but only give this a 4/5 stars because aesthetically I think they are ugly.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width
    • Arch Type:
    • Average Arch
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Best Wave Rider Yet

    By David

    from Whittier, CA

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Good Arch Support
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Pavement
      • Road Running

      Comments about Mens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

      I've run in Wave Riders since #5, and in my view this is the best shoe yet. It is flexible, provides great cushioning, is light weight, and hugs my foot. I run about 35 miles a week, just for fun (I'm not training for anything)!

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Arch Type:
      • High Arch
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      WR20... awesome shoe!

      By Michael

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Mens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

      Outstanding update to the Wave Rider line. Great fit... great run!

       
      5.0

      Perfect shoe right out of the box

      By Derek

      from Yorktown, VA

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Good Traction
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Road Running

        Comments about Mens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

        These were perfect right out of the box. I loved the Ghost 8, still getting used to the Ghost 9 but these were perfect and are going to be my go to shoe.

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Width:
        • Feels true to width
        • Arch Type:
        • Average Arch
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Best Rider yet!

        By Riverrunner

        from Evansville, IN

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Breathable
        • Comfortable
        • Cushions Impact
        • Durable
        • Fast
        • Good Arch Support
        • Good Traction
        • Great with Jeans
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Road Running

          Comments about Mens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

          I've had the Wave Rider 17,18,19, and now the 20. The 20 is the best Wave Rider I've had yet. Better cushioning, better response, better fit! Even though it's considered a level 4 in cushioning, to me it feels better cushioned than most of the level 5 cushioned shoes I have. All around this is a great update!

          • Sizing:
          • Feels half size too big
          • Width:
          • Feels true to width
          • Arch Type:
          • High Arch
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          Men's Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Video Description:

          You have to see the Men's Mizuno Wave Rider 20 in action! Watch the video, and take advantage of Matt's expert knowledge as he shows you everything you need to know about the Men's Mizuno Wave Rider 20, including how you'll love the U4ic heel wedge, Cloud Wave technology in the midsole, Dynamotion Fit, and Triple Zone engineered mesh.

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