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Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe

Men's Hoka One One Bondi 5

Item #13180
MSRP:$149.95
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Men's HOKA ONE ONE® BONDI 5 :: Score cushy long rides with the updated Men's Hoka One One Bondi 5. Your most cushioned road shoe in the Hoka One One lineup now sports a new upper and shape to give you more toe room, breathability and support while efficiently smoothing and balancing strides. If the mood strikes, go ahead and explore light trails in the Bondi 5 thanks to the perfectly versatile traction.

Features & Benefits:

  • Open engineered mesh construction: Maximizes breathability and support
  • 3D puff print frame: provides lightweight and detailed support
  • Molded Ortholite® sockliner: Provides extra cushion and comfort
  • Full EVA midsole: Provides signature Hoka One One cushioning
  • Moderate heel bevel: provides smooth heel traction
  • Flat-waisted geometry: Provides inherent stability
  • Zonal rubber placement: Provides durability
  • 1000016285
  • Drop: 4mm
  • WEIGHT: 10 ounces
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Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe
 
4.4

(based on 244 reviews)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (79)
  • Good cushioning (71)
  • Lightweight (64)
  • Attractive (37)
  • Arch support (32)

Cons

  • Narrow / tight (14)
  • Uncomfortable (10)
  • Poor cushioning (9)
  • Wears out easily (6)
  • Poor arch support (5)

Best Uses

  • Pavement (56)
  • Running (53)
  • Walking (46)
  • Distance / endurance (33)
  • Gym (17)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      88% 

      (80 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      82% 

      (77 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (75), High arch (9), Low arch (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (51), Casual/ recreational (30), Professional (13), Gym rat (9), Homeowner (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (97), Yes (6)

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(24 of 25 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Give the people what the people want.

By Nick

from San Francisco

About Me Avid Athlete

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Narrow / Tight
  • Poor Cushioning
  • Uncomfortable

Best Uses

  • Walking

Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

Less then standard Adidas/NB cushioning, yet up on stilts. Dreadful.

Give me that marshmallowly bondi cushion. So I can stamp the downhills.

Why mess with the shoe that made the brand?

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

(18 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Hoka make the toe box bigger already.

By Forest

from Daytona Beach FL

About Me Gym Rat

Pros

  • Absorbs Shock
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Narrow / Tight
  • Uncomfortable

Best Uses

  • Walking

Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

Long time supporter of Hoka shoes but I am switching to something else. The toe box just isn't big enough and I am tired of saying things and having no one listen. I can't wear orthotics or thick socks with these shoes. So I am forced to use the stock insert that I don't want to use and it's still to tight in the toe box.

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

(13 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Worst I've ever worn

By Neil

from Southeast US

About Me Avid Athlete

Pros

    Cons

    • Makes my feet go numb
    • Poor Cushioning
    • Uncomfortable

    Best Uses

      Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

      I purchased the Bondi 5 wide. The third pair of Hokas for me. My first pair was amazing, the second was okay. This pair of Bondis is the worst shoe I've ever run in. The left shoe was fine but the right was like a brick and made my foot go numb after a mile into my run. Took them back and received a replacement pair. Now both feet go numb a mile in. Last pair of Hoka for me.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width

      (10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      Proceed with caution if you like the Bondi 4

      By Chris

      from Orange County, CA

      About Me Professional

      Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

      I run 6-9 miles 3 days a week and have loved the Bondi 4's. Great comfort and shock absorption. I recently purchased these Bondi 5's and it feels like a completely different shoe - especially the hard sole. Hoka is still a good company but I felt compelled to pass this on so others won't make the same mistake I made.

      (9 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Will Not Purchase From Hoka Again

      By Bil

      from Murrysville, PA

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Pros

      • Absorbs Shock

      Cons

      • Narrow / Tight
      • Uncomfortable
      • Wears Out Easily

      Best Uses

      • Running

      Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

      I purchased the Bondi 4 because the shoe had very comfortable wide width and great cushioning. Although, the cushioning only lasted around six months and the inside of the shoe did not hold up well. Now I purchased the Bondi 5 and they've changed the shoe. Very tight across the top! My left foot is bigger than my left yet the right shoe actually seems tighter! Very disappointed in this shoe! It already feels like they are flattening out. Won't buy again.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels half size too small
      • Width:
      • Feels too narrow
      • Arch Type:
      • Average Arch
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (8 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      The Best Shoes

      By JohnTexas

      from Houston, Texas

      About Me Gym Rat

      Pros

      • Absorbs Shock
      • Comfortable
      • Durable
      • Good Arch Support
      • Lightweight
      • Pronation Control

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gym
        • Pavement
        • Running
        • Trail Running
        • Walking

        Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

        I used to wear asics which I loved and switched to Hoka and will not wear another pair of shoes. I wear my old pairs for daily shoes when I go places with my family. I do with the Hoka One Bondi Wide came in some other option for colors. Something little more flashy. Love my HOKA's

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

        (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Very Stiff Shoe

        By Pancho99

        from Columbus, OH

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Good Arch Support

        Cons

        • Poor Cushioning

        Best Uses

        • Running

        Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

        The Bondi 4 was my favorite running shoe ever. The Bondi 5 is my least favorite. They are extremely stiff whereas the Bondi 4 was very-well cushioned. They are really polar opposites on the cushioning spectrum. I had hoped the Bondi 5 would soften after some use, but they never did. In terms of performance, the two models do not resemble each other at all. The Bondi 5 model is a totally different shoe and should not have the same model name in my opinion. I gave up on the Bondi 5's after 100 miles. I have had good experiences with other Hoka shoes so this was very disappointing.

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

        (8 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great update to Bondi 4!

        By Mark

        from Sandusky, Ohio

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Pros

        • Absorbs Shock
        • Attractive Design
        • Comfortable
        • Pronation Control

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Endurance Training
          • Pavement
          • Running

          Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

          This is a great update to the Bondi 4. I have flat feet and run about 40-60 miles per week while in training, and after Hoka destroyed my Stinson Lites with that trash they called the Stinson 3, I needed a new go to for Ultra training. I had a pair of Bondi 3's years ago, however, never really found the B4's all that great, somehow the 4 just lacked the traditional Hoka cushioning that keeps me coming back. The Bondi 5 is a great update; wider last, comfortable breathable upper, and light weight! These are slightly firmer than the Clifton 3, but that firmness translates into more stability for my slight over pronation vs the C3. Also, the Clifton series keeps getting fatter and heavier, so the weight difference is negligible between the C3 and Bondi at this point (side note: Running Warehouse First Look has the Clifton 4 gaining even MORE weight.. unacceptable for a shoe that originally only weighed 7.6oz and was magical.... C4 is projected at 9.5-10oz). The cushioning of the B5 is extremely plush - but not squishy - making it more responsive than the C3. While I couldn't imagine doing tempo or speed work in this shoe, it is perfect for racking up the miles just cruising/daily training and for recovery runs. It is a great compliment to my last pair of Stinson Lites in the rotation for ultra training. Love the neon orange colorway. Good job Hoka! Now please bring back my Stinson Lites!

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

          (8 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Love them

          By DSW

          from MA

          About Me Avid Athlete

          Pros

          • Absorbs Shock
          • Comfortable
          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Not very attractive design

          Best Uses

          • Endurance Training
          • Running

          Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

          I previously had the Bondi 4's which were way too narrow. Gave me blisters on the outsides of my feet on longer runs. I am normally a standard 'D' width in other shoes like Asics, but Hokas run really NARROW. Anyways, I saw that the Bondi 5's came in wide, so I ordered a pair. Could not be happier. Feel like I could run forever in these shoes.

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

          (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Great shoes, max cushion!

          By Clydesdale runner

          from MI

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Absorbs Shock
          • Attractive Design
          • Comfortable
          • Durable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Running
            • With Orthotics/Inserts

            Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

            I run five times a week on dirt roads or treadmill. 50 yrs old and 200+ pounds. These shoes keep me able to run without injuries to my joints and also avoid lower back pain.

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

            (7 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Bondi 4

            By Tom

            from Calgary, Alberta

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Pros

            • Absorbs Shock
            • Comfortable
            • Durable
            • Good Arch Support
            • Lightweight
            • Pronation Control

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Endurance Training
              • Pavement
              • Running

              Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

              Love the Bondi 4! Comfortable, light weight and great cushioning! On my second pair now. The first pair lasted over 1000 km; the second pair is now over 600 km and still going strong. I am stocking up on this shoe so that I don't have to purchase the Bondi 5!

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

              (6 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Terrible wear.

              By DOUG

              from Airville, PA

              About Me Professional

              Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

              I had great hopes for these shoes, but with only 125 miles on them -- the black part of the sole on one side of the heel is worn through to the softer white cushioning.

              (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              New model is far too stiff!

              By Triathlete Dave

              from Norristown, PA

              About Me Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Cushioning NOT acceptable - far too stiff.

                Best Uses

                • Not good for any general use.

                Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

                Previous purchaser of multiple HOKA products. Greatly disappointed in this new version.

                HOKA needs to return to its roots with Clifton 3 -like cushioning.

                (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                Disappointed!. Painful shoe. Wish I had returned it.

                By Greg

                from Oxford, MS

                About Me Professional

                Pros

                • Great colors

                Cons

                • Narrow Toe Box

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

                  I have owned Bondis in the past and was excited about these Bondi 5s. I have been disappointed over the past year and a half as Hoka seems to be making their shoes narrower and tighter. They used to be the most comfortable shoe money could buy. I have regular width feet and have never bought a wide size. The last two pair I have bought have hurt. No matter how loosely I tied the laces, my feet became numb and hurt very badly. This is horrible. The Bondi 5 is bad about this. Here is the thing. The actual shoe is wide enough. It is the upper fabric. Hoka is making the upper fabric too small and tight. I will never buy these again. If you have a medium width D foot, these are too tight.

                  (6 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Hoka One One Puts the FUN Back in RUN

                  By Cogitus

                  from Kentucky

                  About Me Avid Athlete

                  Pros

                  • Absorbs Shock
                  • Attractive Design
                  • Comfortable
                  • Good Arch Support
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Gym
                    • Running

                    Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

                    I was recently introduced to Hoka by a high school XC/Track athlete in our neighborhood, when I asked him (gently) if his "meet" shoes weren't awfully big, bulky, and heavy. He took one off and handed it to me, telling me how soft, light, and leg-friendly, and then durable, they were. Amazed, I went to the local shop that carries them and ended up in love with a pair of Bondi 5's. At my insistence my wife agreed to try them too, and she chose a pair of Clayton' 3's. A diabetic, she normally buys specialty shoes, but quickly decided to go with Hoka's, too. After 3 week or so of use, you'd have to fight us to take our Hoka's away. Terrific!! Pillow soft, my Bondi 5's have banished all the jarring and pounding from running; in fact, I am no longer even aware of what's going on with my feet and legs any more, other than cruising along. All those Hoka "Hi-Tech" improvements add up to the title of this review!

                    I have also added Hoka's (also Hi-Tech) Low-Cut Socks (which pair wonderfully with Hoka shoes; see review there) and Hoka Ora recovery sandals ("palatial" after a run and any other time; I now use them exclusively as my "house slippers" ... just fabulous).

                    Retired, I have run all my life and have never been so pampered and comfortable. Even my Hoka Technical Tee (Citron) is a special pleasure to wear. THANK YOU HOKA!!!!

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

                    (6 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Best update yet

                    By Mountain Man

                    from North Carolina

                    About Me Avid Athlete

                    Pros

                    • Absorbs Shock
                    • Attractive Design
                    • Comfortable
                    • Durable
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                    • Shoe laces are a bit slick

                    Best Uses

                    • Endurance Training
                    • Gym
                    • Pavement
                    • Running
                    • Walking

                    Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

                    I have been running in the Hoka Bondi series for years (since the Bondi B version) and this is by far is the best update yet. Improvements: 1) More comfortable toe box/extra width in the forefoot. 2) MUCH improved uppers (the mesh in the Bondi 4's broke down after about 3 months or less). The uppers are more supple and breathable. 3) Added rubber on sole to improve wear without compromising the cushion. 4) MUCH improved looks and color choices. The only issue I've had with the new Bondi 5's are the shoe laces are "slick" and while they don't come untied when I run they are harder to "hold" when tying the shoe. Hoka's have enabled me to extend my running life and have made running a joy again. I am in my early 50's weigh 200 pounds, 6' 1" and run 3x a week mostly on the road. Nice job on the update Hoka.

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

                    (6 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Superb, best Bondi yet

                    By Stupro17

                    from Muscat

                    About Me Avid Athlete

                    Pros

                    • Absorbs Shock
                    • Comfortable
                    • Durable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Pavement
                      • Running
                      • Trail Running

                      Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

                      Having used the Bondi for the last 4 versions since 2011, was looking forward to the 5, not disappointed, great cushioning, feel, support and traction for slight trails. Takes about 30k to break in.

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

                      (6 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Best of Both Worlds

                      By Greg M

                      from Seminole, FL

                      About Me Casual/ Recreational

                      Pros

                      • Breathable
                      • Comfortable
                      • Cushions Impact
                      • Good Traction
                      • Great with Jeans
                      • Lightweight
                      • Pronation Control

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Gym
                        • Pavement
                        • Road Running
                        • Walking
                        • Wet Conditions

                        Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

                        I'm 6'2" 255 and have had 4 lower back operations. I'm very active but need a cushioned shoe to help with my back and have a bad knee. The Bondi 5 is my 6th pair of Hoka's and these are by far the best that I've had. After reading some reviews that may not have been so positive, I understand that all of our feet are different and won't have the same results as others. For me, I'm looking forward to another color already. The cushion and comfort are 2nd to none. The upper is soft, comfortable, and breathable like the Valor, with the lower of the Bondi. In my opinion, they've taken the best of 2 worlds to come up with the Bondi 5. I would take all comments with a grain of salt and give them a shot and form your own opinion. Good luck!

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

                        (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        I Have Happy Feet

                        By UtahKid

                        from Dahlonega, GA

                        About Me Avid Athlete

                        Pros

                        • Absorbs Shock
                        • Comfortable
                        • Durable
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Endurance Training
                          • Pavement
                          • Running

                          Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

                          Almost gave up running due to plantar fasciitis. I had tried everything on the market and was looking at surgery to alleviate the pain. Several ultra runners recommended I try Hokas. From the moment I tried a pair on my pain went away. It was literally a miracle for me. I have been running in this shoe for 15 months with absolutely zero pain. I use this shoe for both training and running events, in wet and dry, on paved roads and trails and it works great for me.

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

                          (5 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Great product and service- quality construction

                          By Sean

                          from New Jersey

                          About Me Casual/ Recreational

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Absorbs Shock
                          • Attractive Design
                          • Comfortable
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Endurance Training
                            • Pavement
                            • Running

                            Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

                            I'm 49 with some mileage on the clock, and the usual aches and pains. This shoe gets me motivated to run again. Wonderful cushioning, good fit, and excellent service. I'll be buying again soon

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

                            (5 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            SO comfortable!

                            By Danny

                            from Austin, TX

                            Verified Buyer

                            Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

                            I love these shoes. I walk about 30 miles a week. Almost immediately after switching to these shoes, my feet and knees stopped hurting. I only wish there was an ATR version so that I can use them on my walking trail.

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

                            (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            3.0

                            Well designed but didn't have that Hoka One One feel

                            By Pete-ndonitis

                            from NH

                            About Me Avid Athlete

                            Pros

                            • Attractive Design
                            • Comfortable

                            Cons

                            • Poor Cushioning

                            Best Uses

                            • Pavement
                            • Running
                            • Walking
                            • With Orthotics/Inserts

                            Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

                            I tried these out then returned them - while they seem well constructed and look more like a conventional running shoe than some Hoka models (if you're into that) they were pretty stiff and, despite the ample heel height, did not have the cushioning that I've come to expect from Hoka (I have a pair of Claytons that I use for running/workouts and a pair of Clinton 2s for general use and walking). I decided to go with a pair of Clinton 3s - they still seem to have the cushioning that really makes a difference with my ankle/Achilles and knee issues...

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

                            (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Run to get this shoe

                            By Dee

                            from Atlanta, GA

                            About Me Professional

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Comfortable

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

                                I couldn't recommend the Hoka One Bondi 5 any more highly. In addition to being a comfortable shoe, apparently it has some healing powers.

                                Like many runners I suffer from plantar fasciitis. The pain in my right heel area had gotten so bad that I thought that I might have to give up running outside.

                                I've owned many running shoes over the years but it wasn't until I bought the Bondi 5 about five months ago did the pain in the foot all but subside. The cushioning in the shoe - especially the heel support - is perfect for those who run on sidewalks and streets.

                                At first the shoe seemed a wee bit bulky but within a couple of days I came to appreciate the support. I run about 28 times a month so having a quality shoe is essential.

                                This was money well spent.

                                (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Awesome. Love the shoe. Love the customer service.

                                By Johnny

                                from San Rafael, CA

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Use
                                • Effective

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

                                    Walking and running.

                                    (4 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Good shoe !!

                                    By Flash

                                    from South Carolina

                                    About Me Professional

                                    Pros

                                    • Effective
                                    • Great cushioning.

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

                                        Overall good shoe !! A little loose in the toe box for me and laces are a bit too elastic. Great cushioning.

                                        (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        very happy with the Bondi

                                        By Rick

                                        from Metro Atlanta

                                        About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                        Pros

                                        • Absorbs Shock
                                        • Attractive Design
                                        • Comfortable
                                        • Good Arch Support
                                        • Lightweight
                                        • Pronation Control

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Gym
                                          • Pavement
                                          • Walking
                                          • Wet Weather

                                          Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

                                          I've been wearing the Bondi when it was just Bondi . I've worn the 2 & 3 too. I heard that the 4 was being restyled with the narrow box. I did not buy it bc I knew it would be trouble for me. Apparently Hoka listened bc the Bondi 5 has the wider (original) toe box. These have been the best shoes ever for me. Everyone I know has been having problems with the toe boxes going smaller in their models regardless of designer. We think it's bc people are wearing their shoes for daily activity and not for the proper use of physical activity. The companies seem to feel that they need to appeal to the people who wear for design rather than function. Hopefully companies will see that it's the more important part is function. I'd like to think that Hoka listened. try the Bondi 5

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

                                          (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          5.0

                                          Excellent shoe, very stable and comfortable

                                          By John

                                          from Los Angeles

                                          About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                          Pros

                                          • Absorbs Shock
                                          • Attractive Design
                                          • Comfortable
                                          • Durable
                                          • Lightweight

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Running
                                            • Walking
                                            • With Orthotics/Inserts

                                            Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

                                            The Bondi 5 is excellent because the sole is wide and stable. I have tried several other Hoka shoes that are listed as wide but the soles were much narrower than the Bondi 5 and not nearly as stable or comfortable than the Bondi 5.

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

                                            (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                                             
                                            4.0

                                            Great shoe for long runs!!

                                            By Derek

                                            from Manhattan, KS

                                            About Me Avid Athlete

                                            Pros

                                            • Absorbs Shock
                                            • Comfortable
                                            • Lightweight

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Pavement
                                              • Running
                                              • Trail Running
                                              • Walking

                                              Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

                                              Just bought these couple days ago and have already run 20 miles in them..fell in love with them already...great padding...can't even feel the hard ground hardly...recommend this shoe to marathoners or ultra runners.

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

                                              (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                                               
                                              4.0

                                              I can wear Hokas again

                                              By Alex

                                              from Boston MA

                                              About Me Avid Athlete

                                              Pros

                                              • Absorbs Shock
                                              • Comfortable
                                              • Finally wide enough for normal feet!!!
                                              • Lightweight

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Endurance Training
                                                • Pavement

                                                Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

                                                I liked Hokas back in the day for a well-cushioned long run shoe. Unfortunately in recent years Hoka has only built shoes that can work for people with very narrow feet. I am very happy that Hoka now offers the Bondi in a wide version! I've run in these a few times and find them very comfortable and very nicely plush, just like I remember Hokas being. NOW, please build a wide-size trail shoe.

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

                                                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                                 
                                                2.0

                                                Size issue

                                                By M

                                                from L

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                  Cons

                                                  • Small Volume

                                                  Best Uses

                                                    Comments about Mens Hoka One One Bondi 5 Running Shoe:

                                                    I rarely have fitting sizes but after 2 pairs they consistently are just a bit small. That never happens to me.

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