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ASICS GEL-CUMULUS 25 Performance Review


  1. Following GEL-NIMBUS , GEL-CUMULUS 25 also upgrade the insole technology.
  2. GEL-CUMULUS 25 has several colorways for your choice.

The famous ASICS running shoes series are GEL-NIMBUS and GEL-CUMULUS.

The designer of GEL-CUMULUS 25 Robert Fay aka Bob Fay “Re-engineer form the ground up and get bold with Cumulus”. ASICS brought the lessons learned from NIMBUS to CUMULUS development. GEL-CUMULUS 24 uses the FF Blast technology. Then the GEL-CUMULUS 25 uses the lighter and more resilient FF BLAST PLUS technology and brand-new PureGEL to meet the current trends in the running shoes’ market. The appearance is also different with previous series.

The distribution of outsole wear-resistant rubber is more streamlined for light weight. It also emphasis on the area where is easy to be abraded.

The configuration of GEL-NIMBUS 25 is similar with GEL-CUMULUS 25. Both of them uses FF BLAST PLUS material with PureGEL on the important area to improve the cushion. The drop height is also about 8mm. But the insole thickness of GEL-CUMULUS 25 is about 4mm thinner.

GEL-CUMULUS 25 emphasis on feedback and the propulsive feedback. And GEL-NIMBUS 25 emphasis on resilience.

The characteristics of GEL-CUMULUS 25:

*The insole uses full-length FF BLAST PLUS technology

*The shoe heel has built-in PureGEL. Comparing with traditional GEL, it’s about 65% softer.

*The outsole uses AHAR with wear-resisting rubber

*The drop height is about 8mm (the height of half sole is 18mm and the height of shoe heel is 26mm)

*The unit weight of women’s size US8 is about 231g.

The unit weight of men’s size US9 is about 263g.

*There are several colorways for your choice.