The outsole of the adidas Samoa sneaker is interesting because the lugs are all in the shape of the adidas Trefoil logo. So, everywhere it leaves a pattern, it also leaves advertising!
This is the AVIA "Cantilever" design, patented (US Patent 4372058) in the 1980s.
The Converse "Dr. J" has its own outsole pattern, breaking away from the "Chuck Taylor" All Star outsole pattern.
The Reebok BB4600 series uses its own distinctive outsole patterns.
This is the sole of the Reebok Classic running shoe.
The Reebok Ex-O-Fit has had a number of versions and a number of sole designs over the years since its initial introduction. This example is the white high-top with reinforced sides. The Ex-O-Fit Absolute SE version, however, has a sole similar to the Reebok Workout.
The Reebok Freestyle has remained more consistent than the Ex-O-Fit over the years. This example is from the white high-top pictured in the corresponding section of this Web site.
This is the sole of the Reebok Phase I tennis shoe.
This sole pattern is usually associated with the Reebok Workout fitness shoe, but it is also used on the Ex-O-Fit Absolute SE model.
Forward to "Sneaker Outsoles - the 1990's"
Back to "Sneaker Outsoles - the 1970's"
Back to "Sneaker Outsoles"
Back to the top of Charlie's Sneaker Pages!
Last Updated: 20 February 2017
Click here to send E-mail to Charlie.
Charlie's Sneaker Pages copyright 1995-2017 by Charles L. Perrin.
READERS PLEASE NOTE: Names of athletic shoe manufacturers, shoe styles, and technologies may be trademarked by the manufacturers. Charlie's Sneaker Pages uses these names solely to describe the shoes with the same familiar nomenclature used by the manufacturer and recogn ized by the reader.