Nike REACT ....INSTANT GO

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  1. gmachado

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    I have not run with them yet, but the Odyssey feels a little stiffer.

    Not sure if the density of React is different between them, but part of the Odyssey stiffness feeling comes from the extra rubbers placed on the outsole, specially in the forefoot. Good point for durability, but I definitely prefer the bare React sole of the Epics for performance
     
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  2. gmachado

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    Forgot to mention, Odyssey isn't glued... just a lot of holes on the cloth and no popping!
     
  3. eljefe

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    Wish I seen this before I purchased.
     
  4. chronosplat

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    Which of the two did you like the most? Thinking about getting the Odyssey's since the Epic Flyknit is too tight
     
  5. gmachado

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    Difficult question, both feels really good on feet

    Epic Flyknit seems to have a wider forefoot, while Odyssey is narrower and more pointy. However in general, Odyssey feels more roomy than the Flyknit. As I have a wide foot and like the Flyknit fit, my preference is the Epic Flyknit.

    Also, it is noticible that the ground feel changes with the extra rubber on the Odyssey's outsole, and even though it's seems less durable, I still prefer the general feel of the Epic Flyknit.
     
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  6. Got it, thanks. That's too bad about the narrower forefoot--I actually struggle with toeboxes being too narrow in a lot of Nike shoes so not feeling too good about the Odyssey now. Hopefully there's not a super big difference... Otherwise may end up skipping react altogether and getting the Freerun 2018 or something.
     
  7. Olives are probably going to be my next colorway.

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  8. l0sf

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    Anyone have more information on these? They are nice! I might need them.
     
  9. dhtowng

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    Yeah I kinda need olives now.
     
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  10. dhtowng

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    Did olives already release? Only reason I ask is because I’ve been seeing a huge DSG ad with them every time I come in this thread lol
     
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  11. man the resell prices on this model shoe are atrocious, and just to have a high rate of getting a defective pair. if nike dont restock these navys and white/pink im bout to shed a thug tear mane.
     
  12. Stevenn

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    Hi,
    How do they compare when you run in both models? Both as cushioned and as responsive as each other? It sounds like the epic react maybe a softer shoe , is that the case?
    Cheers
    Steve
     
  13. gmachado

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    I just got back from a 10 mile run with Odyssey, and definitely it is stiffer than Epic Flyknit. Since the purpose of the Odyssey is stability, it seems to use the same principle as Ultraboost ST, with a higher cushion volume on the medial side of the shoe, which gives more stability.

    The ground feel is quite different from the Epic Flyknit, and the cause of this is the extra rubber in the sole, so I can say Epic React is a softer shoe than the Odyssey.
     
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  14. gmachado

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    There is not much difference really. I still consider Epic Flyknit a little tighter than Odyssey due to the typical "flyknit lock", but with a roomy toebox (which is paramount for me)

    The funny thing is that the insoles of both are virtally identical...

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  15. Stevenn

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    Many thanks for the update. Would you still say its on the soft side, as I found the Nike Pegusis a bit to firm where the Nike vomero 12 was nice and soft. Which would Odyssey be closer too. Is the Odyssey react just as responsive as the epic react? Interesting I called Nike and they said the Odyssey react is a neutral shoe so I am a bit confused. Thanks Cheers Steve
     
  16. stillin729

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    Odyessy seems like it is destined to take over the Free Run series
     
  17. rfx45

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    i don't think odyssey is a barefoot running type of shoes

    looks like the Free RN is still going strong and they just implemented the newest flyknit 360 on the RN Motions so I don't think one is going to replace another
     
  18. jerkstore

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    Completely different shoes and class. Odyssey is a stability shoe. It's not replacing a neutral shoe.
     
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  19. mastamind033

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    It’s gonna replace the lunarglide
     
  20. rfx45

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    which is weird, they should have just called it reactglide or some glide react because many associated odyssey with zoom

    but then again if you go to ndc and choose the zoom option on the running page it gives you ZoomFly which has no zoom at all :lol:

    vaporfly is also in that category and while it has zoomx, it doesn't really have a zoom bag so it's a completely different cushion but categorized in the same place as Pegasus, Structures, Vomeros, etc...

    so i don't really blame anyone being confused because nike looks confused themself
     
  21. smithma388

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    I think there may also be a React Glide releasing, so those may be the direct Lunarglide replacement.
     
  22. rfx45

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    there's a Legend React coming up
     
  23. smithma388

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    I saw those. Simply relaying info I got from someone at my local running shop. Said they weren't getting the Epic's but are getting the Glide React model.
     
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  24. rfx45

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    that'll be interesting
     
  25. jerkstore

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    Anyone with confirmation the Olives are releasing on Thursday? UK has them listed, but I don't see anything re: U.S.