Retailers' Descriptions

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Inspired by the grace and power of origami, the Akyra is an aggressive and stable Mountain Running(R) shoe that allows for nimble movement on the most challenging trails. The three-layer construction system holds your feet securely, while the dual compound FriXion(R) sole provides a balance of traction, protection and responsiveness on the trail. Features: - Secure fitting, comfortable and breathable uppers thanks to the innovative 3-layer construction sytem - Trail Rocker2(TM) sole promotes natural "outer heel to inner toe" support while running - Aggressive lugs combined with FriXion(R) rubber and Trail Bite(TM) heel provide all-terrain traction and maximum grip Specifications: - WEIGHT: 11.35 oz (330g) - LAST: Tempo 2 - FIT: Medium/Wide - UPPER: AirMesh / TPU MicroLite Skeleton / Flex-Guard(TM) inserts - LINING: AirMesh (heel only) - MIDSOLE: Injection shock absorbing MEMlex EVA / 2.4 mm LaSpEVA - SOLE: FriXion(R) Trail Rocker2(TM) with Impact Brake System(TM) - DROP: 9mm - STACK: Heel - 25mm / Toe - 16mm - CUSHIONING: Midsole - 32A

- LeftLane Sports refers to the men's version

The La Sportiva Akyra is an aggressive, stable, structured mountain running shoe that was inspired by the structural concepts of the art of origami. Secure fitting, comfortable and breathable uppers are possible thanks to the innovative 3-layer construction sytem, while the Trail Rocker sole promotes natural outer heel to inner toe support while running.

- Mountain Gear refers to the men's version

La Sportiva Footwear Akyra Trail Ning Shoe - Men's-Black-Medium-8 36D9999998. Combined with quality construction and honed technology from La Sportiva the Akyra is the perfect trail running shoe for more difficult terrain.

- CampSaver.com refers to the men's version

La Sportiva found inspiration in the structural concepts of the Japanese art of Origami, and then created Akyra men's trail-running shoes, which are aggressive, structured and stable.

- REI refers to the men's version

Features of the La Sportiva Men's Akyra Shoe Super durable welded TPU and AirMesh microlite Uppers handle rugged terrain and provide protection Aggressive trail Rocker Outsole provides the stickiest grip and best traction Secure Fitting, comfortable and breathable Uppers thanks to the innovative 3-layer construction system Trail Rocker sole promotes natural in. outer heel-inner toein. support while running Aggressive lugs combined with FriXion rubber and trail bite heel provide all-terrain traction and maximum grip

- Moosejaw refers to the men's version