25 Feb '16, 11am
Altra Olympus 2.0 Review
We’ll go ahead and start at the upper and then work our way down which is the reverse of what I usually do, but because the outsole is kind of the main attraction on this update, we’ll finish up there. What you’ll notice here is a little bit of a departure from what we’ve seen in the past from Altra Olympus—way less overlays which is pretty consistent with what you’re seeing with their new design. This is very similar to what the Lone Peak 2.5 has—lots of mesh, really breathable. It’s a lightweight upper. You’ll see that pretty much throughout. It’s a very consistent upper with a little bit of this laminated seam on here. It isn’t sewn on but glued with the logo here and a little bit of a stripe. You’ll see that reflected here on both sides and then of course through the back as well and even more of that lamination that is sewed for reinforcement here around the laces as ...