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Puma Clyde Hardwood Review

Facts & Figures:
List Price:
$119.99
Type:
Low Top
Release Date:
11/2019
# of Reviews:
2
Traction
9.3
Cushion
7.5
Materials
9.3
Support
9.0
Fit
9.0
Outdoor
100%
very narrow
very wide
runs small
runs large

Colorways of Puma Clyde Hardwood:

-25%
Puma White / Puma Black
$90.00
from Finishline
1 more shops
Puma White / Power Green
$119.99
from DICK's
Puma White / Pink Glow
$119.99
from DICK's
1 more shops

PROS:

  • Premium leather and knit materials
  • Beastly traction

CONS:

  • Slightly heavy
  • Basic foam cushioning

Summary of 2 Expert Reviews:

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Expert Reviews of the Puma Clyde Hardwood:

The 8.8 average overall rating ranks #21 of 116 shoes overall
8.8
NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]
November 13, 2019
PUMA really nailed it with the Clyde Hardwood. A nice blend of old school leather and modern performance with beastly traction and decent cushioning.
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8.8
The Sole Brothers
November 3, 2019
Puma really surprised me with the Puma Clyde Hardwood. For $120, I 100% recommend this shoe!
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Traction of the Puma Clyde Hardwood:

The 9.3 average traction rating ranks #14 of 116 shoes overall
9.5
NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]
November 13, 2019
On every other court, I played on I never had to wipe the soles at all.
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9.0
The Sole Brothers
November 3, 2019
The bite on a clean court is amazing and stops on a dime with a nice little squeak. Picks up dust easily, but a quick wipe and you're good to go!
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Cushion of the Puma Clyde Hardwood:

The 7.5 average cushion rating ranks #102 of 116 shoes overall
7.0
NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]
November 13, 2019
The cushioning is not horrible but it's as basic as it gets. ProFoam is a standard foam that offers a responsive ride that’s low to the ground.
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8.0
The Sole Brothers
November 3, 2019
Once the cushioning is broken in the foam is actually pretty soft even though the rubber is heavily caged. If you like a responsive and minimal cushioning setup, this is a great choice.
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Materials of the Puma Clyde Hardwood:

The 9.3 average materials rating ranks #8 of 116 shoes overall
9.5
NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]
November 13, 2019
Textiles and synthetics in the forefoot and old-school genuine leather from the midfoot to the heel. I absolutely love the material setup.
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9.0
The Sole Brothers
November 3, 2019
The fully knitted material in the front is really soft and feels incredible. The leather and suede in the heel feel very premium.
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Support of the Puma Clyde Hardwood:

The 9.0 average support rating ranks #12 of 116 shoes overall
9.0
NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]
November 13, 2019
The flat base and extensive TPU midsole cage provide all the stability and support you need.
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9.0
The Sole Brothers
November 3, 2019
The caging on the lateral side contains your feet nicely and the wide base gives you a ton of stability.
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Fit of the Puma Clyde Hardwood:

The 9.0 average fit rating ranks #12 of 116 shoes overall
9.0
NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]
November 13, 2019
There is nothing better than a nicely broken-in leather shoe.
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9.0
The Sole Brothers
November 3, 2019
No toe space and comfortable textiles - the fit was really nice for me.
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Is Outdoor Use recommended?

The 100% average outdoor rating ranks #1 of 116 shoes overall
good
NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]
November 13, 2019
Even outdoors the traction was flawless.
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good
The Sole Brothers
November 3, 2019
The durability of the rubber should be good.
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Width of the Puma Clyde Hardwood:

slightly narrow
NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]
November 13, 2019
Started off snug but the leather loosens up quickly.
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slightly narrow
The Sole Brothers
November 3, 2019
Snug width-wise.
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Size of the Puma Clyde Hardwood:

½ size large
NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]
November 13, 2019
I went down half a size to get the perfect fit lengthwise.
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true to size
The Sole Brothers
November 3, 2019
I went true to size.
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Deals from $90.00:
-25%
Puma White / Puma Black
$90.00
from Finishline
Puma White / Power Green
$119.99
from DICK's
Puma White / Pink Glow
$119.99
from DICK's