NBA came to the offseason, more and more people are pay attention to basketball sneakers. With basketball stars advertising, the major brands have also been released new boots, and the NIKE also never loss this chance. Nike will release the new cushioning technology REACT— Jordan Super.Fly 2017. The launch colorway featured a mixture of premium materials alongside more modern materials whereas this particular colorway is modern all the way. This color is very popular for this summer.
Nike Basketball also looked to the past with a classic 1980s silhouette design flipped through the use of breathable and flexible Flyknit.
Nike Basketball and Jordan Brand are joining in on the changing of the guard with the introduction of REACT. “This shoe is lightweight, it has a resilience in it. It has the bounce for sprinting and moving around just like I want to,” Draymond said after a strong defensive performance in the Finals. So the first changing is lightweight for Jordan Super.Fly 2017 ,then Bounce and durability also the highlight of Super.Fly 2017.I believed that you already want to try this new technology whatever the advertising or new technology . At this time, we have a performance review with REACT — Super.Fly 2017
The whole sneaker design is simple which mosaic by vamp, it utilized the mash material which more soft and comfortable. The upper material is a little thick which improve the durable of the parts of heel.
The lace system utilized Flyknit that a similar band width through the eye line, that is can improve the lockdaown when playing , it is not easy to loose especially running .
There is a specail design for the lace system : ’23’ LOGO on the lace
The toe parts have no special material to improve protection, and also have not have any anti rollover reinforcement, because the material with composite mesh surface, but not FUSE material to increase the supporting . maybe it is up to the colorway of SUPERFLY6 .
For the traction : It is utilized the XDR outsole in the bottom , that is can improve the grip. We can not see clear the performance or technology of the bottom. but the bottom line adopted biological wave line which not bad for grip.
“Every basketball player relies on footwork. Our shoes need to be effective for all moves on the court,” said David Creech, Jordan VP of Design. “The physical realities of the game drive our pursuit of innovation. When this is combined with the soul of the brand, the Jordan DNA, we create the future of the sport — a blend of our heritage and our unwavering obsession with basketball.”
Yes ,Nike just do it , now Nike release the new technology Jordan Super.Fly 2017 , it is not only meet the player required that all moves to be effective on the court , but also great cushioning .
Now we are talking cushioning :
There is a picture from Fastpass website , it is clear show the structure of Jordan Super.Fly 2017.
In order to facilitate the description, the REACT material, midsole material and outsole are marked with different colors.
Yellow: REACT material
Green: Midsole material
Purple with blue: outsole material
Through the deconstruction diagram, you can clearly see REACT material layer which above the midsole materail, and the support plate exists between the midsole material and the REACT material layer .
The REACT material is a little soft compare with the Midsole material as below :
REACT’s multidirectional traction pattern that allowed for explosive return of energy and cushioning all at once.
Jordan Super.Fly 6 VS Jordan Super.Fly 5
In the upper part of SF5 and SF6 boots almost as the same height . Boots seem to be protective slightly weak because of the soft midsole in SF5. sf6 upper material is more than SF5 ,it is more stiff then SF5 .
Forefoot of 5 adopts feedback sector ZOOM , although it not the cushioning technology of the heel , but can be said that the performance is great and comfortable ,SF6 utilized REACT, with OTHLATE. the cushioning is excellent inside.
There is still a small sponge pad setting for lockdown ankle, but this sponge filling amount is not particularly thick, compared to others , It is just so so . because the design ofone-piece form-fit .there is not very convenient for wearing .
There are some detail as below ：
Overall ，JORDAN SUPER.FLY 2017 is equipped with NIKE REACT technology, It features a one-piece form-fit upper for a natural fit. Updated ‘Flight’ branding pays tribute to the Air Jordan 4.it goes along with you.” more convenient to wear off. And I can feel comfortable and lockdown under the lace system , Excellent cushioning but a little hard for the midsole . “Right away you notice the responsiveness of Nike React,” Blake noted. “Whatever move you make.” that is worth it .