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Taking a look at apparel from Vuori Clothing

Alright, it's time to talk apparel and in this case specifically about an apparel brand that many of us in the Pacific Northwest haven't heard too much about, I'm talking about Vuori. I stumbled across this brand on a recent family vacation down to the Encinitas area, just north of San Diego, this past summer and definitely wanted to expose them to our readers. The brand is relatively new in the ...

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Zoot PCH Running Shorts

Apparel Review: Zoot PCH 6” Running Shorts

Zoot has long been known as a triathlon apparel company, but these past few years of seeing them make major inroads into the running market. In this quick review, I wanted to give you a quick look at the Zoot to PCH running shorts as I've been using them for quite a while and I don't think they've gotten the due respect they deserve. The PCH Shorts are much like your ...

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CSX Compression Socks

Clothing Review: Champion CSX Compression Sport Socks

Compression technology has been taking off in the recent years, we've all seen it races all those calf sleeves and socks that more and more runners seem to be wearing. It's almost become a staple on the ultra scene where almost every one out of two athletes is wearing them. We've all questioned how much they can really help and you've probably weighed trying them on yourselves, so we went ahead and did ...

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Feetures Elite Socks

Clothing Review: Feetures Elite Light Comfort No Show Socks

Socks are one of those interesting spots in the industry where manufacturers continue to innovate even though you may not expect it. Feetures is one of those companies that thinks having a couple of pairs of really high quality socks is drastically more important to your overall performance and it shows throughout their product line. Many runners, especially beginners, tend to pickup whatever's cheapest and these usually come in a ...

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Salomon Fast Wing Hoodie

Clothing Review: Salomon Fast Wing Hoodie

The gear team had a chance to tackle some runs with the new Salomon Fast Wing Hoodie and this jacket is honestly just insane. It is listed as super light, but when you first pull it into your hands its almost a little alarming at how little it weighs. You really begin to question how high the quality is and how much its going to do for you, and then ...

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Headsweats Sublimated Trucker Hat

Clothing Review: Headsweats Trucker Hat

Trucker hats have definitely found their way back into the fashion world and the old school Von Dutch styling is gone only to be replaced by the logo of your local brewery or bike shop and now even performance apparel manufacturers like Headsweats are jumping on board as well. Almost everyone knows Headsweats, they are the go to for most big race swag bags and do everything from visors to ...

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Review: Brooks Men’s PureProject Long Sleeve Henley

Normally I don't get especially passionate about running tops, so it takes something really interesting to catch my eye. In this case, Brooks has something really exciting and the PureProject line in general represents some very new thinking for them and for most running companies. It's not flashy, has really clean lines, and dare I say it... a little stylish. First off, lets talk about the PureProject in general. It's clearly ...

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Review: Brooks LSD Lite Jacket IV

The Brooks LSD Lite Jacket IV was really one of the nicest pieces I have worn while running in quite a while. Now that may sound like high-praise, but as an ultra lightweight water and wind-resistant jacket you would be hard pressed to find a better performer. Did I mention that it's got several color options including high-viz and a stowable hood as well? Nice. The takeaway here is that this ...

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Review: New Balance Ultra Hooded Jacket

New Balances's new Ultra Hooded Jacket is really designed to stand up to the weather and this means all types. Whether it is rain, wind, sleet, or even snow the Ultra really stood its ground for me. Material-wise, its 100% anti-snag nylon and this cuts wind really well and deals with rain pretty effortlessly. This makes it a great option for trail or road and honestly, it looks good enough ...

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Review: Saucony Drylete XPT Pant

If tights just aren't your thing in the winter and you want something thats a good cross between a pant and a tight, then take a look at the Saucony Drylete XPT Pant. These things are designed for maximum warmth and breathability, but not at the expense of movability and flexibility. So they aren't big and baggy or really flowy when you run, instead they hold tight allowing for maximum ...

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