The Hoka Bondi X takes the popular Bondi design and adds new elements to improve the efficiency of the shoe. The main update is the inclusion of a carbon plate, but the Bondi X also sees an extended rocker design and a larger crash pad in the heel.

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Tom, Nick, Mike and Jane have been testing the shoe out on a variety of runs to see how it compares with both the Bondi and other carbon plate shoes available.