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Men's Brooks Addiction Walker

Item #14989
MSRP:$119.95

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Men's BROOKS® ADDICTION™ WALKER :: One wear and you'll be hooked! Experience the amazing comfort of the Men's Brooks® Addiction™ Walker and you may never want to wear anything else! Get the fit and feel of a running shoe in a casual everyday walker with this shoe that features "ahhhh"-mazing BioMoGo DNA midsole cushioning and a supple, full-grain leather upper. You'll be stepping with powerful stability and support delivered by the Forefoot MC Pod construction, and you'll keep your footing strong on all sorts of surfaces thanks to the slip-resistant outsole.

Features & Benefits:

  • Full-grain leather upper: Provides comfort and durability
  • BioMoGo DNA midsole: Provides cushioning that dynamically adapts to every step and stride
  • Extended Progressive Diagonal rollbar (PDRB): Guides the body back into its natural motion path with added control
  • Forefoot MC Pod Construction: Sets the foot in an efficient, balanced and stable position
  • Slip-resistant outsole: Ensures secure and comfortable all-day wear
  • BKW966
  • drop: 12mm
  • WEIGHT: 14 ounces
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Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe
 
4.7

(based on 35 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (4)
  • Durable (4)
  • Good cushioning (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Pavement (4)
  • Walking (4)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      75% 

      (3 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      80% 

      (4 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)

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5.0

I bought again!

By David

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

Repeat purchase of this shoe. What more can I say!

 
3.0

Not for me

By Golf Nut

from Ukiah, CA

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Pros

    Cons

    • Narrow / Tight

    Best Uses

      Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

      Tight toe box and low instep. Impossible for my feet.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels half size too small
      • Arch Type:
      • Average Arch
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
      • Width:
      • Feels too narrow
       
      5.0

      I am now a Brooks addict

      By John

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

      This is my 6th pair of the Men's Brooks Addiction Walker walking shoe. The 1st pair was purchased from RRS 1 year ago on 2/9/2017. I now have all 3 colors in 2 sizes (14 & 15), which are sized dependent upon the thickness of socks that vary with the seasons here in gloriously snow-free Phoenix, AZ. As a lifelong runner (since First Grade) who is recently retired but still joyously running, I hereby testify that the Walker is more comfortable, more cushioned, and more supportive than the several pairs of my currently favorite running shoe, New Balance 1210v2 Trail Runner. In fact, I would use the Brooks Walker for running my usual 6.5 trail miles except that I suspect that the Walker is not sufficiently breathable for running in warm/hot weather. However, they work most magnificently for running short distances (1 or 2 blocks per sprint) on pavement, which I do multiple times daily year-round when my run-happy dog takes me for her once-per-day walk-trot-sprint for about 1 hour in the neighborhood. I'm also impressed with the shoes' durability despite the fact that they are my everyday shoe with my only alternate footwear being running shoes (used only for running) or hiking boots (used only for hiking or yard work) or slippers. It is safe to say that I like the Brooks Walker very much despite the fact that I have flat feet from birth and have lately developed a noticeable pronation problem. I mitigate pronation with Spenco Total Support Thin Insoles in my running shoes & hiking boots, but they are not needed in the Brooks Walker, where I use the original Brooks insole. My only complaint is that the well cushioned tongue should be a little longer, as I have to pull it up way too tightly to ensure that the top laces do not slip down onto my socks. I expect that my next pair of running shoes will be Brooks, as it has been decades since I last tried Brooks running shoes.

       
      4.0

      Roomy toe

      By Laura

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

      I am a woman, typically use a men's shoe for walking/running so I can get the double wide and fit in my orthotic. These shoes are very wide in the toe box and fit my orthotic nicely. Heel fits very well which is an added bonus for me in a men's shoe. Walked 6 miles last weekend felt wonderful

       
      5.0

      Love Em

      By John

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

      Wow, it fits my foot well (wide), and is both supportive and cushioning. Love it

       
      5.0

      Really Comfortable

      By Richard

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

      I really like these shoes! In fact, I've been wearing them in place of my dress shoes any day that I'm not in a suit for a meeting. My feet and legs are much fresher at the end of the day. I will get another pair.

       
      5.0

      I would buy these shoes again when I need to replacee them

      By Raymond

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

      I bought the shoes for work and have not felt any discomfort walking on hard floors or concrete surfaces.

       
      5.0

      I recommend highly.

      By Albert

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

      I purchased for Las Vegas. The shoe provided comfort during long walks on the Vegas strip.

       
      2.0

      Good support but not durable.

      By Kelly

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

      There is a long, thin piece that constitutes the bottom of the sole of the shoe; it is designed so as to curl up onto the front (toe) section of the shoe, where it is glued to that front section. After a few months of light use (1-2 times per week), this piece is already becoming unglued. I am disappointed because otherwise this seems to be a good shoe, with good support, but in my opinion the defect on this one feature outweighs everything else.

       
      5.0

      I plan to purchase this product again, different color.

      By Albert

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

      The shoe is very comfortable. The stability and fit were perfect.

       
      5.0

      Everyday favorite

      By Lilly

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

      Go to shoes for everyday

       
      5.0

      Amazingly Comfortable Shoes!!

      By william

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

      Have been having foot problems. I went to Road Runner Sports under the recommendation of my podiatrist and was properly fitted. Come to find out I was a size 12 1/2, not the size 11 that I have been wearing for years. The Brooks shoes are amazingly comfortable, and my feet feel 100% better.

       
      5.0

      Yes

      By Larry

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

      I have used these walking shoes for the last five years. They fit great and wear very well.

       
      5.0

      Brooks comes through again

      By Dale

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

      I wear these for work and travel. Comfortable

       
      5.0

      Brooks addiction

      By John

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

      Good fit. Comfortable from the first time I put them on

       
      3.0

      Try before you buy

      By Wayne

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

      Did not fit my stride style. Leather very thick an not as flexible as anticipated. Shoe would be too hot to walk in hot weather.
      Will be returning shoe for another model.

       
      4.0

      Grew to like them...

      By Jimmy

      from undisclosed

      Verified Reviewer

      Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

      At first I didn't like them. They are a bit stiff and reminded me of hiking boots, but after I changed out the insole for something with a bit more arch, I wear them now for my business casual wear.

       
      5.0

      great

      By Rich

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

      thx

       
      5.0

      would buy again

      By Daniel

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

      great shoe

       
      5.0

      Comfort first...

      By robert

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

      The shoes are so comfortable for the entire day. A great shoe if you are standing and walking alot. I just bought another pair after almost a year. A great product. Worth treating yourself to some comfort.

       
      5.0

      Will buy again as needed

      By Stephen

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

      Great fit.

       
      5.0

      I would buy again

      By Michael

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

      Very good support
      Very comfortable

       
      5.0

      Very pleasant surprise!

      By ScottsGT

      from Columbia, SC

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Pavement
        • Walking

        Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

        I'm extremely hard on shoes due to being overweight and finding a comfortable shoe is a major battle for me. I took a chance on the review I read and gave them a try. Felt awkward coming from the Brooks Ghost 8 due to shoe weight and type. But after they were broken in I don't want to ever take them off! My walking stride has picked up, ankle and foot pain has decreased and stability has increased. I also have spinal stenosis that causes sudden pains and muscle/balance loss in my feet and legs. These seem to help the situation due to the stability they provide. I came here to order a second set in white for summer wear and decided to post my review.
        My biggest fear is now that I have found a great shoe, Brooks will change it.
        If it matters, I'm a 54 yo. male

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

        Great Shoe! Definitely would buy again!

        By Jack

        from undisclosed

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

        Best walking shoe. No break in time. The shoes felt like they were molded to my feet. Bought 1/2 size larger. Bought an extra pair in black for work and white to walk in the neighborhood.

         
        5.0

        This my 3rd pair. Don't stop making this shoe!!!

        By Charles

        from undisclosed

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

        Walking. Excellent comfort!!!

         
        5.0

        Don't ever stop making these shoes. Thanks!!

        By Charles

        from undisclosed

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

        Excellent comfort. Pleasure.

         
        5.0

        I would buy them again!

        By Marsha

        from undisclosed

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

        I bought these shoes for my 75 y.o. Father. He LIKES them. Very Comfortable. I

         
        5.0

        Excellent shoe

        By Bruce

        from undisclosed

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

        I had been walking in running shoes until I purchased these. They seem to provide better support, relieving some of the pain in my lower back. Since they are good looking, I have found I wear them most days all day long, not just when heading out for a walk.

         
        5.0

        I would buy this product again.

        By David

        from undisclosed

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

        I have been using this as a work shoe for 3 weeks. So far, so good. I am on my feet all day at a hospital. Being a 62 year old with plantar fasciitis and tendonitis in the left arch, this shoe has by far produced the best results in terms of pain management and overall comfort. I am walking with a great spring in my step not experienced in years and hope that with additional TLC for my feet I will not have to worry about hobbling into retirement! Incidentally, I bought 3 pairs to make sure the shoes got the proper "rest" between use.

         
        5.0

        Men's walkers

        By Michele

        from undisclosed

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Mens Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoe:

        Bought these for my husband it is his first pair of Brooks and he loves them. He says they are very comfortable as he stands on cement all day for work. My only concern with them is that the rubber part of the end of the shoe is starting to come unglued.

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