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- Item Weight : 698.53 Grams
- Date First Available : 9 Oct. 2016
- ASIN : B01GWHF3MY
- Item model number : UTDF1159_19
- Department : Men's
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 759 in Shoes & Bags (See Top 100 in Shoes & Bags)
- Customer reviews:
The Hi-Tec Blast Lite is an ideal everyday trainer for running, court sports, gym workouts and casual wear. Lightweight and comfortable, it features an easy clean and supportive PU upper. Accompanied by an air mesh tongue for enhanced breathability. With a Phylon Midsole and die cut EVA sock liner, the Blast Lite provides under foot cushioning and comfort.
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After a couple of months, you can expect the black outer plastic coating to flake off (I think it's probably PU, which isn't at all durable). This makes the trainers look incredibly worn, patchy and rather tacky, completely removing the intial smart look. However at this point, they still serve the purpose of being (very) casual running shoes.
Unfortunately, I've had mine for 7 months now with almost daily wear and they are getting to the point where they need replacing soon, as the sole is beginning to peel off both. Normally for me, trainers last at least 2-3 times longer before reaching this stage, so I would not advice anyone to buy this if they intend to wear them on a daily basis. However, if you wear trainers only occasionally, then this is a great product.
Hubby has big and wide feet and ordered a size 13 & 14 not knowing which one would fit best. The 13 turned out to be what my hubby calls a 13.5 based on other footwear he has and likes that little bit of extra room.
This is not the first time we have purchased this brand/type of training shoe and more than happy to go back to it again this year, having last time gone for a "change" to another brand which in the end turned out to be not as good and comfortable as first thought and ended up in the bin!
This may not be considered by some as the most trendy not having one of the more leading brand logo's embellished on it, but no point in having a high-price brand trainer that is vanity over comfort and not wearable. This trainer was purchased for casual walking only, not sport. It it light to wear, looks good comfortable with a padded insole, wide enough for the larger foot and has a really good rubber sole tread/grip on surfaces, which is important to my hubby to feel that security under his feet.
As with the previous pair of the same type, there was no breaking-in period with these or rubbing on the feet. Will stick with this Hi-Tech brand trainer for as long as it is available. The price point is excellent too which is an added bonus.
Delivery was great. The trainers were delivered next day. On slightly negative side, the experience of sending back unwanted size 14 via Hermes, collection was a nightmare and never happened and we ended up re-contacting Amazon for a new label and returned the item via the post office instead. Refund promptly received for the return.
These are great thank you! These were ever so slightly 'tight' when I first put them on BUT they have now stretched to my feet size and are now very comfortable, a good fit and very bouncy now they have worn in. I prefer this sort of style as they are not over the top with bright greens, purples and white. Basically they are subtle which means I can wear them with my black jeans to go out and about in without looking like I have rainbows at the end of my legs. The trainers are easily wiped clean and certainly have a good grip when walking my dog and out on my pedal bike. Thank You Hi-Tech and Amazon for the swift delivery. These trainers will be a purchase in the future when I have worn these into the ground. I was happy with the price as well as some trainers in the shops retail for ridiculous amounts and have over the top styling, I could not find a decent pair so took the chance of 'buying without trying'. I'm glad I did.
By KingCedricTheGreat on 27 July 2018
However, from the moment they were out of the box they have had, and still have, a pungent, musty, plasticky smell which is reluctant to go away. I put them outside as frequently as possible, but the smell is still there. My 2nd spare pair are also out of the box and aired as often as possible to try to get rid of the smell. Whether this is the result of storage or a faulty batch I don't know, but it's not pleasant. This is the only reason they don't get 5 stars.