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New Balance MO989

  • 5 stars
    45%
  • 4 stars
    18%
  • 3 stars
    9%
  • 2 stars
    9%
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  • Whether it's exploring the backwoods or trudging through the high-country, stay dry and comfy all day long in the the New Balance® MO989 multisport shoe on your feet!
  • Features GORE-TEX® waterproof, highly breathable technology to keep feet dry and warm.
  • Perforated split-suede and mesh uppers with synthetic overlays for added durability.
  • Padded collar with heel pull tab for a snug, comfy fit and easy on and off.
  • Breathable GORE-TEX® membrane lining and an EVA insole provides hours of waterproof protection while cushioning against impact.
  • Traditional lacing system with hiking-inspired laces for a secure fit.
  • Injection-molded EVA midsole with ABZORB® cushioning in the midfoot provides exceptional shock absorption.
  • Ndurance® rubber compound for maximum outsole durability.
  • Aggressive-lugged outsole gives maximum traction for off-road activities.
  • Imported.
  • Last: RL-3
  • Available in wide widths.
  • Measurements:
    • Weight: 1 lb
  • Product measurements were taken using size 11, width D - Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.

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Fit Survey:

73% Felt true to size
  • 0% Full size too large
  • 0% Half size too Large
  • 73% True to size
  • 27% Half size too small
  • 0% Full size too small
64% Felt true to width
  • 64% Felt true to width
  • 36% Felt narrower than marked
  • 0% Felt wider than marked
64% Moderate arch support
  • 18% Excellent arch support
  • 64% Moderate arch support
  • 18% No arch support

Item Information

  • Video Description View the Video Description for this product! (Please note that the color shown in the video may no longer be available.)
  • Whether it's exploring the backwoods or trudging through the high-country, stay dry and comfy all day long in the the New Balance® MO989 multisport shoe on your feet!
  • Features GORE-TEX® waterproof, highly breathable technology to keep feet dry and warm.
  • Perforated split-suede and mesh uppers with synthetic overlays for added durability.
  • Padded collar with heel pull tab for a snug, comfy fit and easy on and off.
  • Breathable GORE-TEX® membrane lining and an EVA insole provides hours of waterproof protection while cushioning against impact.
  • Traditional lacing system with hiking-inspired laces for a secure fit.
  • Injection-molded EVA midsole with ABZORB® cushioning in the midfoot provides exceptional shock absorption.
  • Ndurance® rubber compound for maximum outsole durability.
  • Aggressive-lugged outsole gives maximum traction for off-road activities.
  • Imported.
  • Last: RL-3
  • Available in wide widths.
  • Measurements:
    • Weight: 1 lb
  • Product measurements were taken using size 11, width D - Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
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Customer Reviews

New Balance MO989

Average rating is 4 out of 5 from a total of 11 reviews.

Top Positive Review

1 person found this review helpful.

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Comfort
Style

This shoe is at least 1/2 inch narrower than the other New Balance shoes I wear. Only New Balance, so I know the difference. Very disappointed. I must return because of fit.

Read more » « Show less June 11, 2013 by
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Top Critical Review

2 people found this review helpful.

Overall
Comfort
Style

I was very disappointed in the New Balance MO989 as it was much narrower than marked. I didn't even bother to try them on but instead compared them to my favorite shoes the ASICS GEL-Kahana® 6. This NB was almost an inch narrower than the Asics in toe box width. The NB M0989 did generally appear like the picture but the workmanship was disappointing for the cost of the shoe. I sent them back and received typical Zappos.com service. I'm thankful Zappos.com offers free return shipping. It makes shoe shopping less stressful. If only Zappos.com could encourage shoe manufacturers to standardize shoe widths and sizes I'd be even more satisfied.

Read more » « Show less December 3, 2012 by Anonymous
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Overall: Rated: 4 stars! Comfort: Rated:4 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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I am a fan of Brooks sneakers and walking shoes. I'm approaching 80 years so more walking now than running. The Brooks Addiction is more comfortable, but the New Balance MO989 has way better traction on slippery surfaces (no small matter at 80), it's way cheaper, and almost as comfortable. I bought 2 pair!

I'd also recommend: BROOKS WALKING

Fit Survey

Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt true to size

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Runs Wide

Felt true to width

Poor Support

Great Support

Moderate arch support

  • from NEW YORK CITY
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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The nicest pair of New Balance shoes I've ever owned. Zappos is the best place to order the NB shoes, the best and fastest. I will continue to order my foot ware what ever the brand from Zappos.

I'd also recommend: None other then NB, at this time

Fit Survey

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Felt true to width

Poor Support

Great Support

Excellent arch support

  • from Southbury, CT
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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This is a great sneaker for multi-purpose use. Great for walking around in all weather. Wore these shoes in torrential rain during an Oregon Ducks football game, and stayed bone dry.

Fit Survey

Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt true to size

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Felt true to width

Poor Support

Great Support

Moderate arch support

  • from NJ
1 person found this review helpful
Overall: Rated: 2 stars! Comfort: Rated:3 stars! Style: Rated:3 stars!
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They're made with the standard high New Balance level of quality - unfortunately they are not as wide as they should be. I ordered the 4E and I feel they're more like an average "wide" instead of the extra width of a EEEE shoe. I will probably get a different pair of New Balance to replace these, but I am disappointed that I couldn't keep them as I liked the style.

Fit Survey

Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt a half size smaller than marked

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

Felt narrower than marked

Poor Support

Great Support

No arch support

  • from San Diego, California
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:4 stars!
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Great shoes for walking or working in inclement weather. Comfy, true to size and breathable plus they are 100% waterproof. Good grip on loose ground and quite classy styling and colors. The 4E extra wide width shoes are the first pair of sneakers that have ever fit properly. Love them.

Fit Survey

Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt true to size

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

Felt true to width

Poor Support

Great Support

Excellent arch support

  • from Los Angeles, California
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