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Nike Air Tuned Max Review

The Nike Air Tuned Max, originally released in 1999, was the first shoe with full-length Tuned Air. Now it’s returning for the first time ever. And for lots of us, it feels like we’re back in high school. Click play above to see Chris break down a shoe that was a legit performance running shoe back in the day.

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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:

  • History of Tuned Air
  • Missing BRS rubber
  • The Air Bag seam returns
  • The original dislike of Tuned Air
  • Phylon midsole
  • Portion added to the Vapormax EVO
  • Pearlescent finish
  • Left shoe factory vs right shoe factory
  • Attached neoprene style tongue
  • Five dots from the Nike Alpha Project
  • Sizing recommendations

Also, Mrs. Wing tells us why she prefers the Nike Air Tailwind 4 over these shoes. Let us know your opinion on the retro version of the Air Tuned Max on YouTube or Twitter.

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

How to Buy the Nike Air Tuned Max

  • Colorway: Dark Charcoal/Celery/Saturn Red
  • Release Date: April 4, 2021
  • Style Code: CV6984-001
  • Retail Price: $170

The Nike Air Tuned Max released on SNKRS and at boutiques like Phenom and is now sold out. You can currently find it on eBay. We’ve also heard rumors that more colorways will be releasing later this year.

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