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!
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.
Reebok BB4600 series uses its own distinctive outsole patterns.
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
Freestyle has remained more consistent than the
Ex-O-Fit over the years. This
example 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.
sole pattern is usually associated with the Reebok Workout fitness shoe, but it
is also used on the Ex-O-Fit Absolute SE model.
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