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The La Sportiva Bushido II Mountain Running Shoes are for those looking for the perfect combination of responsiveness, stability and comfort with bomber protection and superb traction, the Bushido II has all that and more. They offer enhanced cushioning while also providing the user with a stable, lightweight, sticky and aggressive outsole. With unbeatable performance and protection on terrain, the Bushido II will excel on any mountain run.
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The La Sportiva Bushido II Mountain Running Shoes are for those looking for the perfect combination of responsiveness, stability and comfort with bomber protection and superb traction, the Bushido II has all that and more. They offer enhanced cushioning while also providing the user with a neutral, stable, lightweight, sticky and aggressive outsole. With unbeatable performance and protection on technical terrain, the Bushido II will excel on any mountain run.
Slip-on construction wraps your foot like a sock without compressing or exerting pressure points.
Updated heel design for increased comfort and fit. Outsole lugs wrap the midsole to provide added traction and enhanced stability on off-camber terrain.
FriXion® XT V-Groove2™ incorporates dual-compound rubber guaranteeing superb grip on any type of terrain, dry or wet.
Updated Tongue is ergonomic, padded, highly-breathable and will stay in place with gusseted construction.
AWARDS: Trail Runner – Editors’ Choice
Comparisons to the Bushido:
The Bushido and the Bushido II are more similar than different.
– Same weight
– Same narrow last
– Same low-volume fit
– Same outsole rubber & pattern, the Dual-Density FriXion XT V-Groove with Impact Brake System
– Same tongue
– Same stack height & drop
The Bushido II retains all of it’s winning features as the first-generation, but with some nice tweaks.
Changes to the Bushido II are relatively minor. But significant enough to warrant a second-generation designation.
The biggest difference is the EVA midsole being more responsive and springier due to the inclusion of proprietary LaSpEVA in addition to the holdover compression molded MEMIex.
The exterior arch is covered in a more durable material where previously this was one of the first blow-out points.
The upper is made of a more breathable mesh fabric.
The toe-guard is redesigned. The rubber (not synthetic leather) has been extended out over the toebax. The small strip of synthetic leather on the lateral perimeter of the toebox has been removed to avoid some complaints about pinching.
AirMesh / Thermal adhesive microfiber / High frequency welded ripstop / TPU toe cap
Mesh / Highly breathable lateral mesh inserts / Stretch AirMesh (in tongue)
4mm LaSpEVA/ Compression molded MEMlex / 1.5mm dual-density compressed EVA rock guard (in forefoot) / TPU STB inserts
Dual-Density FriXion® XT 2.0 V-Groove2™ with Impact Brake System™
Heel: 19mm / Toe: 13mm / Drop: 6mm
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