Nike Solstice Pack Review: Price, specifications and everything you need to know
Nike launched a brand new pack for its popular running and training shoes on December 10, 2015. Nike designed this beauty after being inspired from nature. Nike symbolizes that this pack celebrates the balance of the longest day and the longest night.
The Solstice pack is a combination of running shoes along with sports appeal that come in two bold colorways – The summer hemisphere pack and the winter hemisphere pack.
To summarize this new colorway pack in a phrase – Nike’s Solstice pack is nothing short of amazing.
The colors and subtlety of design details is a perfect blend, just like harmony.
The summer solstice pack combines the floral colors that symbolizes summer in the southern hemisphere. This bold colorway will definitely stand out in a crowd. We see a contrasting Nike swoosh in orange on the side of the shoe. The summer pack is the brighter version amongst the two new colorways from Nike.
On the other hand, we have the winter solstice pack. This is much more sober. It will please people who are looking to blend in with the crowd rather than standing apart. Do not think for one second that this is boring. It combines a white/platinum colored winter-inspired icy-motif on the upper of the shoe. Just like the summer solstice pack, the design decals is very subtle. The Nike swoosh goes in really well with the design too. Nothing out of the ordinary here with the winter solstice pack.
Coming to the shoes of this brand new pack, we have Pegasus 32 and Free 5.0.
Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32
Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32 is available in both the summer hemisphere colorway and the winter hemisphere colorway. The Pegasus 32 hit the stores in May 2015. It is one of the most comfortable running shoes in this business. Nike just nailed it with Pegasus 32.
Technically, Pegasus 32 features the best what Nike has to offer. We see an engineered mesh upper along with Nike’s revolutionary Flywire. The state-of-art cushioning system in the forefoot and the heel area makes sure that you experience a fantastic ride. For better traction on multiple surfaces, Nike introduced its traditional waffle outsole. The durability of Nike’s Air Zoom Pegasus 32 is supreme.
Air Zoom Pegasus 32 is one of the best running shoes for both beginners and experienced runners.
Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32 Solstice retails at $125 i.e., around 8,500INR. Availability in India is TBA.
Nike Free 5.0
Just like Air Zoom Pegasus 32, Free 5.0 is available in both summer and winter hemisphere colorways. Free 5.0 is here in the running shoe industry for a while and Nike gave Free 5.0 an update in 2015.
Free 5.0 is more of a training shoe. Try this shoe once and it will instantaneously be your new best friend during workouts.
We see Nike’s Flywire cables, a sock-line, and a seamless upper that provides top-of-the-line comfort and stability. Phylon foam occupies the midsole along with Flex Grooves that offers natural feet movement in almost every direction. BRS 1000 carbon rubber outsole offers great traction. Along with this, it is highly durable. The Hexagonal patterned outsole offers six degrees of freedom while movement – just what you need during workouts.
Nike Free 5.0 is a perfect match for your training sessions.
Nike Free 5.0 Solstice retails at $115 i.e., around 8,000INR. Availability in India is TBA.
Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32 Solstice and Nike Free 5.0 Solstice are available for both men and women. Along with these shoes, Nike also released sports appeal under Solstice pack that boasts similar styling.
Bottom-line: As Nike says, ‘A pack for every hemisphere.’