Nike; Honest Review: Nike Air Zoom Alphafly NEXT % Ser6io. OUR VERDICT The Nike Tempo Next% is supposed to be the replacement for the Pegasus Turbo 2 and a training companion for the Alphafly Next%. The shoe offers more cushioning, a carbon fiber plate known as Flyplate, and 2 Air Zoom pods in the forefoot. The Nike Air Zoom Alphafly Next% is the most anticipated running shoe since, well…ever. Why? The Nike Alphafly Next% offers a shoe with elite level cushioning and responsiveness in the same package. When Eliud Kipchoge ran a marathon in 1:59:40 in 2019, he did so in a prototype of the Nike Air Zoom Alphafly NEXT%. Nike Zoom Alphafly Next% ($275) Stats. Its predecessor, the Nike Vaporfly Next% has been the top road racing shoe for over a year. The Alphafly won’t be alone as Nike announced three other shoes in the Next% line: the Air Zoom Tempo Next% and Air Zoom Tempo Next% FlyEase—both more … This extraordinary achievement was years in the making, the culmination of a collaboration between Eliud and Nike, beginning with Eliud’s … Last time it was the Joyride and this time it's the *Alphafly Next%* , I guess one can call it perfect timing. While having a very unique and highly responsive ride, the Tempo Next% rides much firmer than the Pegasus Turbo … Before that, the Nike Vaporfly 4% was the undisputed king of the roadways. If the Speed force was a shoe! The weight does come up a little bit from the Vaporfly Next% but this is a calculated move on Nike's part. Every time Nike drops a new running shoe, like clockwork I am coming off an injury. Unless you have an extra $200 laying around, I would skip this shoe entirely and stick with a daily trainer, like the Nike Pegasus 37 or New Balance Beacon 3 and spend the extra dough on a Vaporfly Next% or Alphafly Next%. Nike Zoom Alphafly Next% Initial Review with Comparisons to Vaporfly Article by Mac Jeffries.