Did you ever dream of having Marty McFly's Nike powerlace shoes from Back to the Future Part II? Well, if all goes according to plan you might get your chance to own a pair. Nike reportedly has plans to release some version of the MAG shoes sometime this year. But they're not saying precisely when.
If there was one disappointment about Nike's awesome Back to the Future II Air Mag, it's that the shoes didn't have Marty's power laces (and that they only made 1,500 and neither you nor I own a pair). But Nike designer Tinker Hatfield says that's about to change—power laces are coming in 2015. The future is here!
They're the ultimate pipe dream of shoedom: Back to the Future II's Nike Air Mags. I mean, they're self-lacing, for goodness sake. And Nike's patented the technology to make them real, charging station included.
Blake Blevin writes in to say that she's created the ultimate geek sneaker: The power-lacers from Back to the Future II. Want to make some? There's a how-to over at Instructables.
The Nike Hyperdunks 2015 edition are cool reminders of the love we all have for Back to the Future. But I think you'll agree when I say they'd be like 100x cooler with power laces. So I've been chatting up Phil Torrone, Nick Bilton, and a few others nerds to get some ideas on how to do it. We're researching how to…