New Balance 1540v2

  • 5.0 star rating
  • Item #: M1540SB2
  • $149.95
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New Balance 1540v2

For maximum support in a classic profile, the 1540v2 packs a supportive punch and gives the ultimate in motion control. With symmetrical ROLLBAR technology for the ultimate in both lateral and medial rear foot stability. Plus, a lightweight upper constructed with mesh for breathability and synthetic complement for stability and structure. The 1540v2 was engineered with a hyper-focus on stability and control to be a go-to option for structured support.

Features

  • Breathable mesh upper with synthetic overlays
  • No-sew material application
  • Dual-density collar foam for better comfort
  • ACTEVAlite midsole foam is lighter than standard compression-molded foams for optimal compression set properties
  • ENCAP midsole technology combines a tough polyurethane rim with a soft, cushioning core of EVA for enhanced support
  • ROLLBAR posting system is designed to reduce rear foot movement
  • Blown rubber outsole
  • SL-2 running/walking last
  • Deep toe box with a wide forefoot
  • Made in USA

  • Type: Structured
  • Manufacturer's Category: Optimal Control
  • Pronation Control: Severe
  • Weight: 14.6 oz.
  • Height: 24/14 mm (Heel/Toe)
  • Drop: 10 mm
  • Features: No-sew material application / PU insert / Dual-density collar foam / Synthetic mesh upper

Having the right fit is essential to performing your best, no matter what your activity. That's why New Balance offers the majority of their shoes in multiple widths, from narrow (2A) to extra-extra-wide (6E). New Balance is the only manufacturer to offer so many width options, ensuring you the best possible fit.

Women's Shoe Widths
4A 2A B D 2E 4E
X-Narrow Narrow Medium Wide X-Wide XX-Wide

Men's Shoe Widths
2A B D 2E 3E 4E 6E
X-Narrow Narrow Medium Wide Wide X-Wide XX-Wide

What size are you?

  • In general, the regular Men's width is "D"; for Women, the regular width is "B".If the majority of shoes you own, or have purchased in the past, fit adequately, these are the widths you should select.
  • If the shoes you own tend to feel overly spacious in width, you should consider selecting a narrower width size. If the shoes you own tend to feel noticeably narrow or snug, then you should consider selecting a wider width size.
  • If your feet seem "between" sizes and you cannot decide which size to select, we suggest you choose the larger size. You can make adjustments for a better fit with socks, insoles, or a different lacing pattern.
  • Since feet always swell during the day, we encourage you to try shoes on later in the day when your feet are at their largest.

Sizing Tips:

  • With respect to feel, your heel should fit snug with no slipping; the midfoot of the shoe under your arch and over the top of your foot should be snug but not tight; and you should have enough room in the toe box to wiggle your toes.
  • People are more than twice as likely to buy a shoe that is too small than too big. Clues that your shoes are too small or narrow include - foot cramping or "falling asleep" while running or just after running or the formation of blisters and calluses between or on your toes.
  • New Balance shoes are made to fit directly out of the box. They do not need to be broken in.
  • Feet typically get bigger with age. We encourage you to have your feet measured every year.
  • Women's feet often become a half-size (or more) larger after pregnancy.
  • Your left and right feet may differ in length or width as much as a full size. Be sure to measure and try shoes on both feet, and always buy shoes to fit your larger foot.

New Balance earned their position as the leader in Total Fitâ„¢ by offering more fit combinations than any other footwear company. In addition to shoe length and width, they use a shoe last. A shoe last is a 360 degree model of the foot used to create each shoe's heel width, instep height, toe box width and toe box depth. Though it's not the primary factor, in conjunction with length and width, the shoe last helps you achieve the best possible fit.

Last Type Heel Width Instep Height Toe Box Depth Forefoot Width
Women's
AL-2 Standard Higher Deeper Standard
NBJ Regular Lower Reduced Volume Reduced Volume
PL-1 Anatomical Lower Reduced Volume Reduced Lateral Forefoot Girth
PW-1 Anatomical Lower Reduced Volume Wider and Lower Profile than PL-1
PW-3 Standard Lower Standard Standard
CW-2, NATURAL PL-1, RL-1, SL-1, WX-001 Standard Standard Standard Standard
RL-2, RL-3 Narrower Standard Standard Standard
SL-2, WOL-01 Narrower Higher Deeper Standard
SL-3 Higher Higher Deeper Standard
NL-0, NL-1 Standard Lower Shallower Wider
UL-1 Anatomical Higher Increased Volume Increased Volume
Men's
AL-1, MB-001, MF-001, MF-004, MX-001, NATURAL PL-1, RL-1, SL-1 Standard Standard Standard Standard
CW-1, RL-2, RL-3 Narrower Standard Standard Standard
AL-3, MF-002 Standard Higher Deeper Wider
MOL-1, SL-2 Narrower Higher Deeper Wider
NBJ Standard Lower Reduced Volume Reduced Volume
PL-1 Anatomical Lower Reduced Volume Reduced Lateral Forefoot Girth
PW-1 Anatomical Lower Reduced Volume Wider & Lower Profile than PL-1
PW-3 Standard Lower Standard Standard
SL-3 Higher Higher Deeper Standard
TSL-1 Narrower Standard Reduced Volume Wider
NL-0, NL-1 Standard Lower Shallower Wider
UL-1 Anatomical Higher Increased Volume Increased Volume
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  • Description
    New Balance

    New Balance 1540v2

    For maximum support in a classic profile, the 1540v2 packs a supportive punch and gives the ultimate in motion control. With symmetrical ROLLBAR technology for the ultimate in both lateral and medial rear foot stability. Plus, a lightweight upper constructed with mesh for breathability and synthetic complement for stability and structure. The 1540v2 was engineered with a hyper-focus on stability and control to be a go-to option for structured support.

    Features

    • Breathable mesh upper with synthetic overlays
    • No-sew material application
    • Dual-density collar foam for better comfort
    • ACTEVAlite midsole foam is lighter than standard compression-molded foams for optimal compression set properties
    • ENCAP midsole technology combines a tough polyurethane rim with a soft, cushioning core of EVA for enhanced support
    • ROLLBAR posting system is designed to reduce rear foot movement
    • Blown rubber outsole
    • SL-2 running/walking last
    • Deep toe box with a wide forefoot
    • Made in USA

  • Specs
    • Type: Structured
    • Manufacturer's Category: Optimal Control
    • Pronation Control: Severe
    • Weight: 14.6 oz.
    • Height: 24/14 mm (Heel/Toe)
    • Drop: 10 mm
    • Features: No-sew material application / PU insert / Dual-density collar foam / Synthetic mesh upper
  • Size Chart

    Having the right fit is essential to performing your best, no matter what your activity. That's why New Balance offers the majority of their shoes in multiple widths, from narrow (2A) to extra-extra-wide (6E). New Balance is the only manufacturer to offer so many width options, ensuring you the best possible fit.

    Women's Shoe Widths
    4A 2A B D 2E 4E
    X-Narrow Narrow Medium Wide X-Wide XX-Wide

    Men's Shoe Widths
    2A B D 2E 3E 4E 6E
    X-Narrow Narrow Medium Wide Wide X-Wide XX-Wide

    What size are you?

    • In general, the regular Men's width is "D"; for Women, the regular width is "B".If the majority of shoes you own, or have purchased in the past, fit adequately, these are the widths you should select.
    • If the shoes you own tend to feel overly spacious in width, you should consider selecting a narrower width size. If the shoes you own tend to feel noticeably narrow or snug, then you should consider selecting a wider width size.
    • If your feet seem "between" sizes and you cannot decide which size to select, we suggest you choose the larger size. You can make adjustments for a better fit with socks, insoles, or a different lacing pattern.
    • Since feet always swell during the day, we encourage you to try shoes on later in the day when your feet are at their largest.

    Sizing Tips:

    • With respect to feel, your heel should fit snug with no slipping; the midfoot of the shoe under your arch and over the top of your foot should be snug but not tight; and you should have enough room in the toe box to wiggle your toes.
    • People are more than twice as likely to buy a shoe that is too small than too big. Clues that your shoes are too small or narrow include - foot cramping or "falling asleep" while running or just after running or the formation of blisters and calluses between or on your toes.
    • New Balance shoes are made to fit directly out of the box. They do not need to be broken in.
    • Feet typically get bigger with age. We encourage you to have your feet measured every year.
    • Women's feet often become a half-size (or more) larger after pregnancy.
    • Your left and right feet may differ in length or width as much as a full size. Be sure to measure and try shoes on both feet, and always buy shoes to fit your larger foot.

    New Balance earned their position as the leader in Total Fitâ„¢ by offering more fit combinations than any other footwear company. In addition to shoe length and width, they use a shoe last. A shoe last is a 360 degree model of the foot used to create each shoe's heel width, instep height, toe box width and toe box depth. Though it's not the primary factor, in conjunction with length and width, the shoe last helps you achieve the best possible fit.

    Last Type Heel Width Instep Height Toe Box Depth Forefoot Width
    Women's
    AL-2 Standard Higher Deeper Standard
    NBJ Regular Lower Reduced Volume Reduced Volume
    PL-1 Anatomical Lower Reduced Volume Reduced Lateral Forefoot Girth
    PW-1 Anatomical Lower Reduced Volume Wider and Lower Profile than PL-1
    PW-3 Standard Lower Standard Standard
    CW-2, NATURAL PL-1, RL-1, SL-1, WX-001 Standard Standard Standard Standard
    RL-2, RL-3 Narrower Standard Standard Standard
    SL-2, WOL-01 Narrower Higher Deeper Standard
    SL-3 Higher Higher Deeper Standard
    NL-0, NL-1 Standard Lower Shallower Wider
    UL-1 Anatomical Higher Increased Volume Increased Volume
    Men's
    AL-1, MB-001, MF-001, MF-004, MX-001, NATURAL PL-1, RL-1, SL-1 Standard Standard Standard Standard
    CW-1, RL-2, RL-3 Narrower Standard Standard Standard
    AL-3, MF-002 Standard Higher Deeper Wider
    MOL-1, SL-2 Narrower Higher Deeper Wider
    NBJ Standard Lower Reduced Volume Reduced Volume
    PL-1 Anatomical Lower Reduced Volume Reduced Lateral Forefoot Girth
    PW-1 Anatomical Lower Reduced Volume Wider & Lower Profile than PL-1
    PW-3 Standard Lower Standard Standard
    SL-3 Higher Higher Deeper Standard
    TSL-1 Narrower Standard Reduced Volume Wider
    NL-0, NL-1 Standard Lower Shallower Wider
    UL-1 Anatomical Higher Increased Volume Increased Volume

Customer Reviews

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Great shoe!
      Reviewer: Scott

      1/25/2017

      This is my second pair of 1540v2. I have custom inserts, and they fit exactly in this shoe as they did the first pair. These New Balance are the best athletic shoe that I've ever owned. I am happy with my purchase and the service I received.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Very good shoe!
      Reviewer: Randy Stewart

      1/17/2017

      Well built, very comfortable. First time wearing the roll bar technology, it's awesome, my foot stays in place much better. Will buy again!