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Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe

Men's ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16

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Men's ASICS® GEL-NIMBUS® 16 :: Looking to do a little cloud hopping? Well, look no further now that you've discovered the newly updated, plusher than ever Men's ASICS® GEL-Nimbus® 16 running shoe. Your every transition will be silky smooth with the updated Guidance Trusstic System® that perfectly complements the cushy feel of the ASICS® FluidRide™ midsole. You'll still enjoy that truly customized fit thanks to the FluidFit™ upper, and if you're an underpronator to mild overpronator, you'll be as elated as ever by the way this newest GEL-Nimbus® allows you to float effortlessly through your run, mile after magical mile.

Category Type:

NEUTRAL+ [?]
If you have a high arch, are a high-mileage runner, or want the maximum amount of cushioning, Neutral+ is your shoe style. Enjoy a smooth ride with enhanced cushioning and reduced impact with improved shock absorption. If pronation is not a problem then choose Neutral+ shoes. When choosing running shoes, find your perfect fit using this chart. Category types are based on factors like arch height, running habits and body frame.

Features & Benefits:

  • FluidFit: Multi-directional stretch mesh combined with stretch reinforcements that adapt to the athlete's foot, creating a customized glove-like fit
  • FluidRide: Provides the ultimate combination of bounce back and cushioning properties with reduced weight and exceptional durability
  • Rearfoot and Forefoot GEL Cushioning Systems: Attenuates shock during impact and toe-off phases, and allows movement on multiple planes as the foot transitions through the gait cycle
  • Updated Guidance Trusstic System: Enhances gait efficiency while providing midfoot structural integrity
  • Guidance Line: Vertical flex groove decouples the tooling along the line of progression for enhanced gait efficiency
  • Heel Clutching System: Exoskeletal heel counter provides improved support and creates an improved heel fitting environment
  • More flex grooves in midsole: Increased flexibility
  • ASW4513
  • Heel-To-Toe Drop: 10mm
  • WEIGHT: 11.4 ounces

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Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe
 
4.5

(based on 90 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (76)
  • Cushions impact (66)
  • Breathable (56)
  • Arch support (39)
  • Lightweight (38)

Cons

  • Narrow / tight (11)
  • Heavy (8)
  • Uncomfortable (3)

Best Uses

  • Road running (66)
  • Walking (10)
  • Pavement (8)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      90% 

      (80 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      87% 

      (77 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (55), High arch (31), Low arch (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (41), Casual/ recreational (30), Gym rat (15)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (89)

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4.0

Restores My Faith In ASICS

By Eye Surgeon

from Kentucky

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Cushions Impact

Cons

  • Narrow / Tight

Best Uses

  • Gym

Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

I am not a professional athlete or what one would consider an avid runner, I am just an average person who was never very athletic but exercises to maintain good health.

I work out a few days a week at a local gym which has a walking/running track above two tennis courts.

My routine consists of an approximately 30 minute upper body workout with light weights and jogging approximately one mile on the hard track.

I have what may be considered bowed legs and I have relatively poor biomechanics which makes my feet and ankles really hurt after my jog.

For me, the most important issue is how much cushioning and shock absorption an athletic shoe provides. I do not care if the shoe is light, I do not care if it is endorsed by some famous athlete, etc. I just want maximum cushioning so that the bottom of my feet and my ankles do not hurt after jogging on hard surfaces.

I bought my first pair of ASCIS gels in 1990 and I was very impressed with the shock absorption over shoes made by Nike, New Balance, etc.

Over the years, I grew to like the Gel Cumulus line. I thought they had good shock absorption for their cost.

In 2007, an RRS Associate recommended the Nimbus 9. I usually get size 8 4E, but they only had the Nimbus in 2E. I tried them and thought they were too stiff and did not provide as good of cushioning as the Cumulus.

I stayed with the Cumulus line until I tried the awful Cumulus 14 in September 2013. The Cumulus 14's were the least cushioned, least shock absorbing, and most uncomfortable ASICS shoes I had ever ever purchased even though I got them in my usual size 8 4E.

I was thinking seriously about leaving the ASICS brand when a RRS Associate recommended the Nimubus 16. I was very skeptical - especially considering my previous negative experience with the Nimbus 9's, but with the RRS 90 day return policy, I decided to this would be the last chance that I would give ASICS.

I got my Nimubs 16's in white/black size 8 4E. My opinion is that these are the most shock absorbing ASICS that I have worn in many, many, years. They could use a little more gel in the front of the shoe on the outside, but overall, these are great shoes.

There is no comparison between these Nimbus 16's that I am wearing now and the awful Nimbus 9's from 2007 and the horrendous Cumulus 14's from 2013.

If cushioning is the most important feature in an athletic shoe for you as it is for me, you should seriously consider the Nimbus 16.

I was about to leave ASICS for good, but now my faith has been restored.

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

Exactly as promised

By Paul

from Rochester NY

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Breathable
  • Comfortable
  • Cushions Impact
  • Durable
  • Good Arch Support
  • Good Traction
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road Running

    Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

    This is an excellent running shoe. It is my third pair from the nimbus category.

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

    True comfort!

    By Steve in Tn.

    from Middle Tn.

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Breathable
    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Durable
    • Good Arch Support
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

      These are without a doubt the most comfortable shoes I have owned in their price range, period! I have two pairs, no regrets.

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

      comfortable and durable shoe

      By joe

      from Gadsden, Al

      About Me Gym Rat

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Durable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Walking

        Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

        good enough i bought a second pair

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

        ELEGANT, STYLISH and A.P.M.A. APPROVED !!!

        By DakaShaman

        from Westlake Village, CA 91361

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Cushions Impact
        • Durable
        • Good Arch Support
        • Good Traction
        • Great with Jeans
        • Stylish
        • Technological Marvel

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Road Running

          Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

          This is my Eighth (8th) Pair within the NIMBUS series! I Purchased them on June 17th, 2015. Currently, I RUN/WALK/HIKE over Twenty-Eight (28) Miles per Week- every Week- throughout the Year. Realizing that up-to TWO-THIRDS (67%) of Active RUNNERS suffer an INJURY yearly- the APPROVAL by the AMERICAN PODIATRIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION was pivotal in my Purchase Decision! The NIMBUS 16s have the Largest ForeFoot SILICONE GEL-CELL units every placed in a GEL-NIMBUS series! At a Weight per Running Shoe of 11.4 ounces, the NIMBUS 16s are comparable to my NIMBUS 15s at 11.5 ounces, but Less than my ASICS KINSEI 4s at 11.9 ounces per Running Shoe. My NI,BUS 15s (LITE-SHOW) were Manufactured in CHINA; whereas, my NIMBUS 16s were Manufactured in VIETNAM. As expected, the Design is First-Class, the Construction is Excellent. the Material & Fabrics are Top-Flight and the Colors are (i) Deep, (ii) Rich, and (iii) Vibrant! As Always, with the (JAPANESE) ASICS Brand: YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR & MORE!!!

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

          My go to shoe

          By guido

          from kalispell mt

          About Me Avid Athlete

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Cushy ride
          • Good support

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Road Running

            Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

            59 yrs old and I run 25 miles a week need a cushion shoe for training. shoe is great for average to larger frame guy.

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

            A very comfortable shoe.

            By JC

            from West Lafayette, IN

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Cushions Impact
            • Durable
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Road Running

              Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

              Another great shoe from Asics.

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

              Asics does it again

              By JW

              from Atlanta, GA

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Cushions Impact
              • Good Arch Support

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Road Running

                Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                These shoes are another example of how consistent and dependable the Nimbus line is. Just as comfortable as the previous 4 pairs I've owned.

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

                Most comfortable and cushioned shoe I've ever run in.

                By Jim the Nimbus man

                from Latham, New York

                About Me Avid Athlete

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Road Running

                  Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                  Use as a training shoe.

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

                  Great running shoe

                  By Joe the Runner at 68

                  from Milan, IL

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Breathable
                  • Comfortable
                  • Durable
                  • Lightweight
                  • Pronation Control

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Road Running

                    Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                    Road Runner you are the best. Always fast shipping.

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

                    So far I'm very happy!

                    By John D

                    from New Haven CT

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Road Running

                        Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                        I really liked the Nimbus 15 and the 16 feels just as good so far. I tried the Nike Vrooms and wore out the heels in a month. No such problem with the Nimbus.

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

                        Comfortable

                        By REB

                        from Midwest

                        About Me Casual/ Recreational

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Breathable
                        • Comfortable
                        • Cushions Impact
                        • Good Arch Support

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Road Running

                          Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                          I really like this shoe. I am 200+ lbs with average arch and tend to underpronate and also have wide feet. I own a pair of brooks glycerin which are OK on treadmill but on pavement I needed more cushion due to PF and general bone jarring effects of running and being heavy. These did the trick with short 4 to 5 mile runs for me. Will buy again.

                          • Sizing:
                          • Feels true to size
                          • Width:
                          • Feels true to width
                          • Arch Type:
                          • Average Arch
                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No
                           
                          1.0

                          To heavy and stiff not a good shoe

                          By Dan the Man

                          from Elkin, NC

                          About Me Avid Athlete

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                            Cons

                            • Heavy
                            • Narrow / Tight
                            • Too Stiff Cause Hip Pain
                            • Uncomfortable

                            Best Uses

                            • Walking

                            Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                            The nimbus 15 was a great shoe,but the nimbus 16 is just the oppoisite. Found the toe box tight, the shoe heavy and stiff. Cause hip pain when ran, when switch to another shoe it went away. Hope nimbus will go back to what was tried and tested,if not I will be switching brands.

                            • Sizing:
                            • Feels half size too small
                            • Width:
                            • Feels true to width
                            • Arch Type:
                            • Average Arch
                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No
                             
                            2.0

                            heavy, stiff, blocky

                            By bubba

                            from Tifton, Georgia

                            About Me Casual/ Recreational

                            Pros

                            • Breathable
                            • Cushions Impact
                            • Good Traction
                            • Pronation Control

                            Cons

                            • Heavy
                            • Uncomfortable

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                              I have found my Nimbus to be cushioned as advertised and testified to by other runners. My problem is that they are stiff, blocky and not comfortable. Asics makes a good product but this one isn't for me.

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

                              Happy Feet!

                              By Usta run

                              from Central Louisiana

                              About Me Casual/ Recreational

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Comfortable
                              • Cushions Impact
                              • Good Arch Support

                              Cons

                              • Wish It Was Solid Black

                              Best Uses

                              • Walking

                              Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                              At 300+ lbs. I need casual & comfort to go with sport slacks and polo shirts. I'm a strong supinator so this shoe seems to work the best. Used to use the Nimbus 12-14's to run in until my health issues. Back on my feet, have the 15's for walking in and now the 16's for working in. Inserts added too = Happy feet.

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

                              Stable, neutral shoe

                              By Tim G

                              from Las Vegas, nv

                              About Me Casual/ Recreational

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Good Traction

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Road Running

                                Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                No complaints. I try different ASIC shoes frequently.

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

                                Gel-Nimbus

                                By SJT

                                from Maine

                                About Me Avid Athlete

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                  Cons

                                  • But Necessary Support
                                  • Heavy

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Road Running

                                  Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                  Have been using this shoe in all of it's variations for years. Great shoe for heavier, long distance runner

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

                                  Great shoe good traction and comfortable

                                  By romeroou812

                                  from Gilbert,Arizona

                                  About Me Gym Rat

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Comfortable
                                  • Durable
                                  • Good Traction
                                  • Lightweight

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Trail Running

                                    Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                    great shoe and custom inserts are great fit.

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

                                    My

                                    By donramm

                                    from Chula Vista CA

                                    About Me Rarely Work Out

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                          My GP doc (a marathon runner) recommended Road Runner Sports when I compained of foot pain and referred me to podiatrist. Foot doctor told me to get some "good shoes" vs. old worn out running shoes. The Asics are the result. My foot problem (tender spot on ball of right foot) doesn't bother me too much when I wear the shoes...vs. uncomfortable walking barefooted or with other shoes.

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

                                          High Mileage Go-To Shoe

                                          By Rob

                                          from San Antonio, TX

                                          About Me Avid Athlete

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Breathable
                                          • Comfortable
                                          • Cushions Impact
                                          • Durable
                                          • Fast
                                          • Good Arch Support
                                          • Great For Mild Pf
                                          • Great looking shoe
                                          • Lightweight

                                          Cons

                                          • Cost

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Road Running

                                          Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                          Very comfortable. Go-To shoe for long distance running. Have completed 3 Full Marathons, numerous 20 mi + training runs in current pair. Bought a replacement, anxious to get them on the ground.

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

                                          Awesome performance/sizing difference

                                          By ASICS Running Freak

                                          from Clovis, NM

                                          About Me Avid Athlete

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Breathable
                                          • Comfortable
                                          • Cushions Impact
                                          • Durable
                                          • Good Arch Support
                                          • Good Traction
                                          • Lightweight

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Road Running

                                            Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                            My wife and I run an average of 25 miles a week. I have been running in ASICS for more than 25 years! As a neutral runner, I've found the Nimbus to be the best shoe for road running. Cushion and comfort are exceptional! The only negative I can say about the Nimbus 16 is that the sizes run a full size smaller than any Numbus I've worn. I've been wearing Nimbus since the Nimbus 11 and this is the first Miis-size I've encountered.
                                            I believe ASICS to be THE choice for running fanatics!!!

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

                                            Nimbus is an apt name

                                            By JoshMcC

                                            from Maricopa, AZ

                                            About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Comfortable
                                            • Cushions Impact
                                            • Good Arch Support

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Pavement

                                              Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                              Bought the GEL-Nimbus 16s as my first proper running only shoe. I run 10-15 miles a week on pavement only and it has been a huge step up from regular athletic shoes. Of all the 2E width shoes I tried, these were head and shoulders above the rest for me. I'm about 50 miles in now and they still feel great and there is barely any wear. They feel incredibly cushon-y and like running on giant pillows. Incredibly soft and easy on your feet. Just ran the entire 5k of the Color run this past weekend and my feet felt great.

                                              I will say as the only negative I could think of - the tongue seems thicker than any other tennis shoe I've worn. On my left foot, it caused an irritation on the top of my foot after 1-2 miles that I've never had before. Instead of returning them, I looked up some different ways to lace shoes and tried a few new lacing setups before settling on one that eased the irritation. So now I have crossed laces on one, parallel on the other, and happy feet. It's been fantastic ever since.

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

                                              Great Shoes, except one issue

                                              By Cameron

                                              from Puget Sound

                                              About Me Gym Rat

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Breathable
                                              • Good Traction
                                              • Lightweight

                                              Cons

                                              • Wears Out Quickly

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Pavement

                                              Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                              I said I was a "gym Rat" because nothing else applied. I walk. Hills on pavement and boardwalks. 5-7 miles 2-4x/week. The fabric inside the heel at the top (where it rolls over) wears out, bundles and causes blisters. The rest of the show looks brand new, but I have to buy a new pair every could months to avoid the ongoing blister problem. VERY frustrating considering these are NOT cheap shoes.

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

                                              OLD STANDBY

                                              By Submarine Doc

                                              from Outer Banks, NC

                                              About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Breathable
                                              • Comfortable
                                              • Cushions Impact
                                              • Durable
                                              • Lightweight

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Road Running

                                                Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                                Only run 15 miles/week (60 years old) - but have worn these shoes for the last several years and my knees, feet (and most of the rest of me) still work...

                                                • Sizing:
                                                • Feels true to size
                                                • Width:
                                                • Feels true to width
                                                • Arch Type:
                                                • Average Arch
                                                • Was this a gift?:
                                                • No
                                                 
                                                2.0

                                                Too soft for me

                                                By Wally

                                                from NYC

                                                About Me Avid Athlete

                                                Pros

                                                • Breathable
                                                • Good Arch Support
                                                • Good Traction

                                                Cons

                                                • Heavy
                                                • Poor Cushioning

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Road Running

                                                Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                                I've been running for over 40 years and have been using Asics cushioned shoes since the early '90's. In recent years the Landreth has been my favorite - the fit was perfect and I really liked the firm cushioning - I probably had 8 pairs of them, maybe more. They were discontinued and I then bought the Nimbus 16's. I've run in the previous Nimbus models before and liked them, even though I thought they were getting pricy. I've found the 16's to be way too soft for me. It feels like my heel is practically hitting the pavement with every stride. I probably put 40 miles on them before I decided to retire them. I also think the inside upper of the shoe, particularly the tongue, is not as well finished as the Landreth. The fit was fine but it was just too soft. I would have returned them if I'd come to this conclusion sooner. My Mizuno Wave Rider 18's have the perfect blend of fit and firm cushioning for me.

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

                                                most comfortable shoe I ever owned

                                                By 1ha_y_n

                                                from gardena, ca

                                                About Me Gym Rat

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                • Breathable
                                                • Comfortable
                                                • Lightweight

                                                Cons

                                                • None so far

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Road Running

                                                Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                                Started running over 3 months ago. First pair of shoes I had made my feet sore and gave me blisters. My friend recommended the asics gel shoe so I bought them and am very pleased with it.

                                                • Sizing:
                                                • Feels true to size
                                                • Width:
                                                • Feels true to width
                                                • Arch Type:
                                                • Average Arch
                                                • Was this a gift?:
                                                • Yes
                                                 
                                                5.0

                                                Put me back on the map...!

                                                By Archu61

                                                from San Diego

                                                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

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

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Pavement

                                                  Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                                  Finding a shoe that is comfortable is tough. Been running w/ Nike Lunar Glides. I found this shoe comfortable, but after giving ASICS another try I'm finding that the too soft and little support Nike Lunar Glides may have been the reason for my frequent running injuries. The ASICS nimbus are durable, light, and have a firm sole that keep my feet comfortable and make me feel confident on the road. Again. Thank you

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

                                                  These shoes saved my run!

                                                  By Jared the tall one

                                                  from American Fork, UT

                                                  About Me Avid Athlete

                                                  Verified Buyer

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Breathable
                                                  • Comfortable
                                                  • Cushions Impact
                                                  • Good Arch Support
                                                  • Good Traction
                                                  • Lightweight

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                    • Pavement

                                                    Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                                    I've been running 10 miles every Saturday for several years. I recently went from Mizuno Wave Creation 13's to Wave Creation 15's, and I don't know what they did to the shoe, but my calves killed me from the very first run in them! After a few weeks, running less and less distance each time, I had to stop running completely for 10 days.

                                                    I decided to try these Nimbus 16's, and they felt great from the very first run! Since I had injured my calves, I started at 5 miles, then went 7 and then 9, and the last two weeks I got back to my regular 10 miles! An added bonus is that my feet and ankles feel better now too.

                                                    So ... sorry Mizuno, but thank you Asics!

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

                                                    Snow

                                                    By Tommy

                                                    from Upstate NY

                                                    About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                    Pros

                                                    • Comfortable
                                                    • Good Traction

                                                    Cons

                                                      Best Uses

                                                      • Road Running

                                                      Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                                      Have only worn twice, both times in snow and ice. Wide toe box much appreciated for wearing thick socks. Even in the cold has good cushioning.

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

                                                      I like the shoes

                                                      By None

                                                      from Crestline CA

                                                      About Me Gym Rat

                                                      Verified Buyer

                                                      Pros

                                                      • Comfortable
                                                      • Cushions Impact
                                                      • Lightweight

                                                      Cons

                                                        Best Uses

                                                        • Gym

                                                        Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                                        I like the shoes and I would recommend it to everyone

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

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                                                        6 Reasons You'll Love The Men's ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16!



                                                        Men's ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Video Description:

                                                        You have to see the Men's Asics GEL Nimbus 16 in action! Watch the video, and take advantage of Robbie's expert knowledge as he shows you everything you need to know about the Men's Asics GEL Nimbus 16, including how you'll love the FluidFit upper, the Durasponge outsole, FluidRide midsole, rearfoot and forefoot gel, the heel clutch system and the discrete eyelets that move independently.

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