Why On Shoes Are Great for Many of Us

Why On shoes are great for many of us (even pickleballers) - Gear West

You might know it as "OnCloud" or even just "Cloud" but the company behind some of the trendiest fitness shoes is actually called On.

You've probably noticed these pod-sole shoes are suddenly everywhere, and for good reason. Many people who come into Gear West like how the shoe fits. It has a generous toe-box with plenty of cushion without feeling heavy.

On has released some great updates and even some new models that are now available in store. Last week, we got our first batch of the brand-new Cloudsurfer. It's a high-cushion everyday running shoe. We also have new waterproof options and even a model that works great for pickleballers. Here's a quick round-up of what you can expect from On.

Cloud Surfer



The CloudSurfer is new to 2023. We like it because it is a high-cushioned everyday running shoe that fits a wide range of feet. The base of the shoe has a nice drop which gives the feeling of rolling forward with each stride. If you want a cushioned trainer that doesn't feel too soft, this one could be for you.

Cloud 5 Waterproof (link)

Lightweight and casual, the Cloud 5 is designed for errands, work, and walking. The stretch laces are a nice touch and help secure your foot without too much effort. The waterproof membrane makes it a great walking shoe for spring.

Cloud X 3 (link)

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Designed as a cross-training fitness shoe, this one is great for anyone who is looking to be active. The shoe uses traditional cross lacing until the toe box where an 'X' is created to reduce pressure atop the foot. The unique lace design makes it a great shoe for lateral movement. It's also good for running. We think it's perfect for anyone whose workout routine includes running, cross-fit, and even pickleball.

We have a great selection of On shoes and others to try in person. Check out our full selection of road running and fitness shoes by stopping in at Gear West or clicking here.

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