April 27, 2012 BY Aaron Hope / 2
We saw plenty of the similarly soled Challenger retros, several Air Waffle releases and a ton of other classic runners resurrected during the time that J.Crew’s collaborative drop was the only Nike Waffle Racer issued. That roughly three-year quiet period ends today with word of a new VNTG series drop that refreshes one of the early Nike designs that got its unique traction pattern from Bill Bowerman’s early ’70s experiments with a waffle iron. One opts for the Oregon Ducks look while another features an equally classic Cal Bears-leaning palette, and both of these 1976 throwbacks will hit Size? with 500 pairs for each colorway next month. Stick with Sneaker News for release info and check out some additional images below in the meantime.