The legendary Made in USA 990 series comes full circle with the newest release from New Balance! The men's 990 features a classic design with a universal appeal, from its premium pigskin upper with mesh inserts for breathability to the stability-enhancing ABZORBï® midsole plus ENCAP to promote a healthy gait. Whether you're running five miles a day or rushing from class to class on your feet, the seriously comfortable 990 takes you everywhere in timeless casual style. 12 mm drop: due to variances created during the development and manufacturing processes, all references to 12 mm drop are approximate. Blown rubber forefoot. Dual-density Collar uses both a softer density foam against the foot for cushioning, and a firmer density foam for support. Medicare / HCPCS code = A5500, may be eligible for Medicare reimbursement. Pigskin/mesh upper. Reflective detailing enhances your visibility.