Men's Nike Air Max 97 Shoe Inspired by a high-speed bullet train, Men's Nike Air Max 97 Shoe brings back a running icon with a plush, lightweight upgrade. It modernizes its retro design with a knit upper, welded overlays and a Max Air unit for all-day comfort. Max Air unit provides lightweight cushioning. Knit upper has a soft, textured surface. Low-profile rubber enhances durability with a clean look. Welded design lines are inspired by the original Air Max 97 shoe.