Saucony Type A6

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Saucony is a company that is dedicated to producing high-end quality walking shoes and running shoes. The company provides a solution for each individual.   Saucony Type A6 is a racing and a lightweight running shoe. It is perfectly appropriate for the runners that speed means a lot to. It is a product specifically designed to fit and enhance performance. Saucony is a complete blend of lightweight and responsiveness put together to assist you in working in line with your scheduled time.

The Flexfilm is improved and enhanced to provide support and limit weight in the upper side, also the new iBR+  forefoot rubber is noted for improving the reaction time which an individual deserve to produce a quick turnaround in their running performance. The product is designed to help you maximize your performance potential, thus shifting your focus away from the tool and instead of giving you undivided attention to your specific goal. The type A6 is manufactured as a minimalistic, lightweight and lightning speed.

Editor's Pros & Cons
Pros
  • It has a good shock absorption and control
  • Pretty lightweight
  • Sufficient cushion for an easy trip
  • The carbon on the outsole is good enough to promote durability.
Cons
  • Not fit for heavy striker
  • The drain holes can permit entry of small pebbles or rocks
  • The durability is traded for speed
Outsole
Outsole

Outsole

Saucony Type A6 is embedded underneath with a harder wearing rubber outsole that makes it last a lifetime. The heel of Saucony Type A6 is produced from XT-900 material, an extremely long-lasting carbon rubber substance. The top area of outsole composed of iBR+ a very lightweight material responsible for extra cushioning. The type A6 posses a complete outsole that makes contact with the instep, thus provides a very stable sense and amazing feel of the running ground more particularly when landing on the feet.
Midsole
Midsole

Midsole

The midsole is composed of the 4mm drop in conjunction with a more compact and responsive feel, hence it is most useful for the mid and forefoot strikers. The Saucony Type A6 is made from a careful of blend EVA+ AND Saucony Super Lite (SSL) EVA. Collectively, these two substances give the shoe a peculiar low kind of heights ([email protected] drop of 4mm, heel- 16mm) to create a platform for a super resiliency without compromising weight and durability. One thing that stands out the midsole is that being a combination of several materials, it is perfectly well built and also very “quiet”. The type A6 has drain holes on the bottom that eliminate extra weight.
Upper
Upper

Upper

Saucony Type A6 is embedded with a more comfortable and padded upper. The upper consists of two materials combined. The bottom layer of the upper is built with holes that give the breathable feel to the shoe. This material is soft to touch and free from being sticky when wet with sweat. The top is perfectly woven to keep out smaller debris. The A6’s upper has supportive elements made of Flexfilm, a lightweight material. This upper is also well ventilated that one can go without socks and you will feel any discomfort or pain. The padding on the collar and the tongue provide a comfortable fit without the need for fine-tuning as a result of compression of the material.
Weight
Weight

Weight

In racing, weight is a vital thing to pay attention to. The men’s Type A6 weight in at 5.1 oz & 144.6 grams. The women’s Type A6 weighs in at 4.7 oz & 133.2 grams.
Breathability
Breathability

Breathability

It is exceptionally aerated, thus there is smell caused by sweating. The Open Mesh is made up of flexible material which provides a breathable and comfortable wear. It covers the foot excellently without making the inner surrounding hot or unbearably firm. There is a constant entrance of air into the materials; hence the interior stays properly-ventilated and dry.
Comfort
Comfort

Comfort

It fits exceptionally well that it appears that Saucony Type A6 size is custom made for most people because the challenges connected with size are well taken off. The upper end provides a dependable and comfy cover. It is equally breathable and safe also.
Style
Style

Style

Saucony Type A6 is a pleasant shoe which does not try to influence an individual's stride. This shoe is an optimal shoe that offers everything a lot of runners desire without the weight associated with ‘more than necessary’ engineering of conventional running shoes.
Durability
Durability

Durability

The combination of XT-900, EVA+ and Saucony Super Lite (SSL) EVA give this shoe an exceptional durability. However, for the basic reason that the type A6 is designed for short distances, some durability has traded away for the sake of lightning speed.
Protection
Protection

Protection

The kind of rubber substances and carbon in the Type A6 help keep your feet well protected without adding extra weight. The major purpose of the outsole unit is to secure durable protection from wear and. usually, the roads and tracts surfaces’ are destructive to the sole area, and therefore a formidable film of defense is essential for prolonged existence. The Type A6 made used of dependable rubber materials to secure safety and also deliver cushioning and responsiveness to the toes.
Responsiveness
Responsiveness

Responsiveness

The rubber not only provides protection and cushioning but adds responsiveness. This shoe is an ideal race shoe for anyone. The sole of Saucony type A6 is firm. The solidity of the sole help individual to maintain their balance as they take each stride. The shoes are perfect for the race whose distance is just around half marathon, thus races above this distance range more cushioning are essential; otherwise one runs a risk of sore feet.
Support
Support

Support

This shoe is endowed with great arch support. Saucony Type A6 is a race shoe much lighter in weight and less support. it is a bye-product old technology. The intensity of pronation control built into the shoe is superb. Pronation simply means the inward rolling of the ankle through the gait cycle.
Terrain
Terrain

Terrain

It can run on any terrain apart from trails or mud runs. A6 is a great racing shoe, lightweight, yet supportive and durable, responsive racing flat with a 4mm drop that will assist individual achieve their running goals.
Price
Price

Price

Saucony Type A6 price is 100.00 USD. It's not the most affordable shoe in its class, but for its quality, it's a fair price. This is about mid-range.
Traction
Traction

Traction

XT-900 – A carbon rubber outsole substance that provides incomparable traction properties without compromising durability. Saucony type A6 shoe has less ground feel and grip.
Flexibility
Flexibility

Flexibility

The Saucony type A6 posses a sound flexibility with spaces in the outsole to give room for the shoe move naturally. The soft materials used permits natural flexibility and the thin cover help in firming the foot correctly.
Stability
Stability

Stability

They are very lightweight and low-profile. Basically, Saucony Type A6 has a ‘filled in arch’ and broader, thus more stable platform. It has a firm sole that withstands a lot of miles.
Drop
Drop

Drop

The drop of Saucony Type A6 is 4mm. Though it’s somehow worrisome, however, it does lead to any biomechanical challenges. The main concern with this kind of drop on a featherweight shoe is that more of cushioning is shifted to the rear and little of it in the forefoot, instead of even distribution.
Key features
Key features

Key features

• IBR+: Injection was blown rubber substance of lightweight, more responsive and has improved the cushioning and durability qualities.

• Air Mesh Top – It gives the feet greatest breathability there is and helps to decrease general weight.

• Super Lightweight – With a weight of 133.2 gram for women’s Type A6 and 144.6grams for men’s Type A6, it provides a lighter feeling and superior edge during races.

• XT-900™ - A carbon rubber outsole compound that provides extraordinary traction properties without compromising durability.

• Water Drainage Ports - Help to eliminate the undesirable moisture that accumulates inside the shoe.

• HydraMAX Collar Lining – A lining material that combines better-quality moisture wicking features with a luxurious feel for comfy.

• 0mm Offset: Heel to the toe of the Type A6, allow a more natural running movement for your feet.

• Flex Film coverings - Thin, stretchy film joined onto the upper that is helpful and lightweight used to minimize layers.

• SSL - Saucony Super Lite EVA - A sophisticated EVA mix that increases rebound and durability while reducing weight in the shoes, thus providing you a comfortable and cushioned ride.
Bottom Line
Bottom Line

Bottom Line

Saucony Type A6 is a good choice for individuals in need of a lightweight racing flat shoe. The type A6 offers greater service for athletes and runners who speed matters too. It is featherweight, reasonably priced and satisfying to the normal activities of the foot. It is always a perfect choice for all users.