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Jordan AJKO Chicago 2021 Review

The Jordan AJKO Chicago 2021 comes back for the first time in quite a long time. These have always been a weird one for sneakerheads and Jordan fans alike. Whatever we think of them, though, we can’t deny that it’s an important part of the Air Jordan line’s history. With a mostly canvas upper, one of the first “budget” models created, the AJKO’s always catch people’s attention…for good or bad.

Click play above to watch the video and get Chris’s take on the AJKO Chicago 2021.

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What’s in the video?

In the video, Chris provides detailed information from all the usual categories, providing the in depth information you need. He supplies expert level opinions on the materials, cushioning, traction, support, and fit. Here’s some of what he discusses:

  • “AJKO” name origin
  • The reasoning behind budget model releases
  • Previous AJKO releases
  • Almost identical look to the OG
  • Nike Vandal tooling
  • Nike branding
  • Non-performance traction
  • Just-right aged look
  • Leather hints on the upper
  • Metal eyelets
  • Loose flaps/wings
  • Cheap foam-looking tongue
  • Product tag inside
  • Extra laces
  • Thick, fat polyurethane insole
  • Board last like the AJ1 High ’85
  • Sizing recommendations

As an added bonus, Mrs. Wing clarifies the release and naming of the OG release and Chris enlightens us all about that and then some.

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Watch the full video by pressing play above or by clicking here to watch on YouTube.

How to Buy the Jordan AJKO Chicago 2021

  • Colorway: Gym Red/White/Black
  • Release Date: May 12, 2021
  • Style Code: DA9089-100
  • Retail Price: $140

The Jordan AJKO Chicago 2021 is available now for around retail price at eBay.

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