Under Armour Charged Bandit 2 Review
They provide excellent cushioning, especially during long runs.
They are extremely lightweight, when compared to other cushioned shoes.
They are inexpensive in their category.
The upper is porous and lets all the water in, if it is raining.
The rubber outsole becomes slippery on wet concrete.
For people who like a comfortable runner, the Under Armour Charged Bandit 2 is the perfect choice, with its moderate weight.
The Bandit 2 is a neutral trainer shoe that should enable you to enjoy long running sessions. The review was also performed for this very purpose, using long runs as the instrument of performance measurement. This is certainly a shoe that can impress a runner, with its comfort and durability in a combined package.
The Bandit product line is the secondary brand of Under Armour, and ranks behind the premium Gemini line. This puts it in competition with other inexpensive runners though, which are present in the neutral trainer section of the market.
Currently on Sale in the UAE, the Bandit 2 is cheaper than most trainer shoes and costs roughly AED 389, which makes it have a great value for money.
The upper has a wonderful heathered appearance. It is soft and provides cushioning as well. Its colors are wonderful and it is great to the touch.
It offers amazing cushioning and we found that it has a lovely feel. It has a number of good options, especially when considering its low price.
Under Armour Charged Bandit 2 Cushion & Sole
The Bandit 2 has charged cushioning, which is installed using a two piece sole unit. It has a solid heel section, and offers a heel drop of 10mm. It gets softer in the front section of the sole.
The shoe, especially offers soft cushioning throughout the complete structure, but still is far from the plush feel offered by the top shoe models.
The shoe is excellent to use, for running double digit miles. It remains firm and offers good support, even when running fast for short durations.
The flex grooves are present throughout the design, and this makes it ideal for use in a number of environments. It has a rubber outsole, which makes it difficult to run on wet surfaces that are slippery.
Under Armour Charged Bandit 2 Upper Materials
Charged Bandit 2 has a very comfortable upper section. It has no seams and a beautiful heel cap. It locks the heel in place.
The stretchable material ensures that your feet have the required flexing space in the shoe. There are welded seams that support this flexible material installed in the upper.
The woven material is very soft and allows great breathing ability. On the other hand, the same feature makes it susceptible to water and mud.
Under Armour Charged Bandit 2 Conclusion
The Charged Bandit 2 shoe is as great as any of the top tier shoes, until they are used in a wet environment. They are very smooth and offer excellent cushioning, especially during long runs. They are perfect for training, as long as you are having great weather.
The cost of these shoes is also low, when compared to other trainer shoes. The product offers excellent value for money, despite its shortcomings.
For people, who would like to use a versatile product, it provides the perfect option. Just do not wear it when it is raining!
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