The Jordan 85 Racer Is A Running Sneaker Tribute To The Classic AJ1

This racy take on the Air Jordan 1 is built for speed.
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Nike just dropped a new reimagining of the Air Jordan 1 that blends modern technology with throwback AJ styling. 

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Inspired by the OG "Chicago" colorway that debuted in the Air Jordan I's inaugural year (1985), the Jordan 85 Racer boasts a white textile mesh body below red synthetic leather on the toe box and mid-panels. 

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As Hypebeast notes, the "Jumpman" logo carved into the heel's white synthetic leather adds an eye-catching detail, and the black "Swoosh" serves as another nod to the AJ1 Chicago. 

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Style aside, the new sneaker also is also equipped for serious running and training. Its shock-absorbing sole features a mix of "Cushlon" Phylon foam and a Zoom Air cushioning unit in the forefoot, while the thin rubber outsole is lightweight but durable.

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Recently, Nike also dropped a decked-out AJI styled by luxury megabrand Dior to celebrate the baller footwear brand's 35th anniversary. Those will reportedly retail for $2,000 when they arrive in April of 2020, making them among the most expensive Jordans of all time. 

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Alternatively, you can order the Jordan 85 Racer for a much more reasonable price of $100 through Nike's website

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