New Balance Mens L4040v3 Low Metal Cleats

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New Balance Mens L4040v3 Low Metal Cleats

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New Balance Men's L4040v3 Low Metal Cleats

Responsive Front, Cushioned Back

New Balance Men's L4040v3 Low Metal Baseball Cleats

Responsive Front, Cushioned Back

Find your power on the baseball diamond when you step into New Balance L4040v3 metal baseball cleats. These low profile cleats provide superior grip in the field and feature strategically-placed cushioning to make your game look effortless. Surpass the competition by running stronger and faster and just let them try to catch you.

  • Fantom Fit upper molds to your foot while providing lightweight support and breathability
  • Debris-free tongue and toe protect keeps dirt out and adds extra protection and durability
  • Full-length, high density REVlite RC® midsole weighs less than traditional midsoles
  • Outsole with 8-spike layout and underfoot drive zone delivers unmatched acceleration, traction, and stability
UPPER Synthetic
WEIGHT 13.6 oz

"The easiest way to think about it is responsiveness in the front of the shoe, and comfort in the back."
MATT NUZZO, footwear manager - NEW BALANCE

The Drive Zone

The Drive Zone is an area in the forefoot where high concentrations of pressure should be applied when performing baseball-specific movements. It's a uniquely textured area of the insert that provides a mental reminder of where players should be driving from.

The Drive Zone

4040v3: The Making Of A Top Flight Cleat

It takes hours upon hours for companies to develop a new pair of cleats, and when the player tries them on for the first time, that same pair is often judged in a matter of seconds. Are they comfortable? Flexible? Do they provide enough stability and cushion? New Balance went to great lengths when designing their L4040v3 cleats so players could answer “yes” to all those questions, and a critical part of that research and development process happened in their sports research lab.

New Balance brought in athletes of all levels—professional, college, high school, Little League—and placed custom inserts in their shoes that allowed them to capture underfoot pressure while these athletes performed baseball-specific movements: hitting, pitching, throwing, etc. They could then see where across that insert pressure was being applied, where it wasn’t, and in what concentrations. That gave the innovation and product teams at New Balance the data needed to design what would be the foundation of the L4040v3.

They discovered that the highest areas of pressure occur in the forefoot, which they refer to as The Drive Zone. So when designing the insert for the L4040v3, they wanted to make that portion more responsive. They accomplished this by placing an uninterrupted, untouched piece of foam at that location. Meanwhile, in the heel, extra foam was added and placed on a sculpted-out part of the midsole, giving the player softness on top and breathability/flexibility on the bottom. In a way, this insert, also called New Balance's Data-Driven Platform, is intuitive: it knows your movements before you’ve even stepped foot in it.

When you’re playing the game at a high level, you probably don’t think much about the top-flight cleats you're wearing, how they're helping you, or what it takes to engineer them. And that’s how it should be. A cleat like the L4040v3 is doing its job if you’re not focused on it. If it’s feeling and performing exactly the way you expect it to, so you’re free to focus on the game and what you have to do to help your team win. It’s nice to know that someone else is thinking about it though, isn’t it?

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New Balance Mens L4040v3 Low Metal Cleats is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 261.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fit is perfect My son will only wear New Balance cleats and it's hard to find size 15 (he's only 14). These fit great! I just wish they would come in half sizes once you get past size 12.
Date published: 2018-05-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice cleats Good cleats for the price. My kids liked the colors. Shipping time from baseball savings has been slower than past experiences.
Date published: 2018-05-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Most comfortable baseball shoes out I have owned New Balance baseball shoes for 4 seasons now and each succeeding year the shoes are more and more comfortable. Style is great, wear well, clean up easy. I catch both ends of doubleheaders often and although I am sore from catching two games my feet always feel great. I have tried on all of them, these are the best!!!
Date published: 2018-04-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LIght and comfortable Bought them for my son. He is a high school freshman and plays 3rd base and pitches. He says they are very comfortable and the best cleats he's ever had.
Date published: 2018-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality Shoe Good shoes, son finds them very comfortable. Shipping while a bit pricey was extremely fast to Canada.
Date published: 2018-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very durable and super comfortable I’ve had these cleats for over 2 months now. I have big and wide feet, don’t think my feet have ever felt better
Date published: 2018-04-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great cleats These cleats fit great and hold up longer than others we have purchased.
Date published: 2018-04-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great I bought these cleats for my grandson and he loves them.
Date published: 2018-04-12
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