VAPOR STREET PEG SP
The original Pegasus, the divine winged horse of the hero Bellerophon, symbol of wisdom and fame, is probably a tad too majestic to be called a workhorse. But the Nike running shoe, named after this famous creature, is definitely fair game for the workhorse tag.
Introduced in 1983, the original Pegasus featured a lightweight, mesh and suede upper with “half air” cushioning. The standard EVA wedge of the time was replaced by a heel-only air unit, an innovative design that dovetailed with the Pegasus name, as a standard, reliable means of conveyance was gifted flight. This simple, yet versatile design was intended to be a shoe for every runner, from a few miles a week hobbyist to competitive athlete. As Nike’s all-time, best selling running silhouette, it’s safe to say that the Pegasus has succeeded on that front.
Maintaining a consistent place in the performance running ecosystem means that the Pegasus has undergone technological updates on a regular basis since 1983. While specific iterations of the Pegasus may be particularly favored by fans, there isn’t really a “classic” form that the Pegasus can be expected to look like; it’s always evolving with the times.
The latest interpretation of the Pegasus brings the everlasting runner into the realm of contemporary lifestyle/performance hybrid. React cushioning collides with the stylishly functional influences of Japanese design, as the sleek shape features a water resistant, synthetic upper, cork insoles, sun graphics, and katakana character Nike branding.
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- Nike Vapor Street Peg SP
- Plum Dust/Phantom Starfish-Dusted Clay
- BV7724 500