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New Vibram footwear LITEBASE SS2020


More and more the footwear brands that want to use the most efficient models in their collections Vibram Litebase, Vibram technology that reduces the weight of the sole without affecting performance. For the SS2020 season, among the new entries of Asolo models, Salming, Another Sample and Running.


Vibram, the world leader in rubber soles high performance and specialist in the field of outdoor activities, presents the new range of products SS2020 with Vibram soles with technology Litebase.

Vibram Litebase is an innovative solution designed with the aim to drastically reduce the weight of the sole through the reduction of the rubber bottom, maintaining unaltered the arrangement and shape of the blocks and therefore without compromising the performance. With Vibram Litebase you can get a reduction of approximately 40-50% the thickness of the sole, of 1.7 mm a 0.5/0.9 mm depending on the type, which corresponds to a decrease in the weight of the tread of the 25-30%. The significant reduction of thickness does not compromise the sole and the consequent risk of laceration. The result is a lightweight outsole, with rivets identical to those of a traditional Vibram sole, and then with the same characteristics of grip, traction, durability and wear resistance.

More and more Vibram partners who choose to rely on performance, to security and lightness of Litebase technology. For SS2020 collections, Another will be Running, Asolo, Salming and Vasque to present new models powered by Vibram Litebase.

MODELS COLLECTION SS2020

ALTRA KING MT 2 powered by Vibram Litebase
Another Running presents the new King MT 2, model for trail running and perfected to represent a perfect combination of attractive design and technology. The shoe has a Vibram Litebase technology, which reduces by about 30% the weight of the sole, without affecting the grip performance, traction and durability. The ultra light outsole has an optimized design to emphasize the properties of Vibram Megagrip, whose high grip also makes performance on the most challenging terrain, wet and not. Excellent in terms of wear resistance and drainage, this footwear is well cushioned and absorbs shock better offering a reassuring feeling of responsiveness in action, for a lasting stability and precise. Even the upper is made with a dynamic design and innovative materials, to ensure maximum flexibility and comfort during use.

ASOLO EIGER XT EVO GV powered by Vibram Litebase
The new creation of Asolo house is designed for technical climbing, on ice and mixed walls. The shoe is equipped with Vibram sole with a compound Mont, ideal for mountain activities, and with Vibram Litebase technology, which reduces the weight of the sole of the shoe without compromising performance. The sole design is designed to offer stability and self cleaning. Eiger XT Evo GV is the hiking boot ideal alpine, also thanks to the presence of features and technologies that make it waterproof. The rubber tip protects the boot and bumps on the sole are present TPU inserts, that allow the application of crampons.


SALMING WETROC powered by Vibram Litebase
The new model of WetROC Salming is an amphibian hybrid, which combines the characteristic of water drainage, that of an excellent grip when it enters and exits the water and particularly on slippery surfaces, suited specifically to race OCR.
The shoe is in fact equipped with sole Vibram Megagrip, for an unmatched grip on wet surfaces, slippery and uneven, and Vibram Litebase technology, which reduces to 30% the weight of the sole while maintaining unchanged the characteristics of grip, traction and wear resistance. The sole features a bright color that helps you keep track athlete in the race even when it is in troubled waters. The design is designed to facilitate the drainage of fluids and mud. The rubber plugs are designed to accentuate the traction and braking properties.
The upper is in mesh KPU, soft and smooth, which keeps the foot stable, provides a snug fit and allows a rapid drainage of water. The closure Quicklace is integrated to the upper, ensuring a custom fit. The tongue is made with construction AirSpace ™, perforated fabric and extremely breathable.

VASQUE BREEZE LT GTX powered by Vibram Litebase
The LT Breeze GTX is an ideal footwear for hiking during the day and walking on trails, which expands and renews the company's US line dedicated all'hiking. Designed to be lightweight and reliable, the shoe is equipped with Vibram sole Megagrip, to guarantee maximum grip in all conditions and excellent wear resistance. But the real strength of LT Breeze GTX Vibram Litebase applied to the sole, the innovative technology that reduces up to 30% the weight of the sole, without, however, change the performance and thereby maintaining a high level of performance of the shoe during the action. The rubber plugs are arranged in a regular way along the tread, in order to promote stability and self-cleaning. The specific conformation, It is designed to obtain a 360 ° tensile. In addition, the upper of the boot is made of synthetic microfiber, organized in an abrasion-resistant structure and which offers the best protection against water and the right breathability.





of Naturaestrema.it team 4 March 2020