It's good to keep the feel of the ground under your feet, but sometimes you also need a little extra cushion to keep your feet going over long distances. Merrell's Bare Access Running Shoe is for men looking for a minimalist style zero drop running shoe with some extra padding. The Bare Access Ultra has a breathable mesh lining treated with M select Fresh odor control so you won't find yourself cringing when you take your shoe off after a run. The M Bound DST midsole will maintain its cushion even after sustained use on hard and packed surfaces as well as provide immediate feedback to your foot for an accelerated response time. A 0mm drop offers a more minimalist style shoe, but with 12mm of cushion, your foot will keep fresh on those long distance endurance races or those packed trails that are more akin to slick rock than dirt. And for those times when things get greasy, a Vibram sole with a 4mm lug depth will keep you on your feet.