Nike Zoom Fly 1

Shoe Review: Nike Zoom Fly Flyknit

Here it is, probably one of the most talked about shoes in most running circles right now and literally a version on the feet of every Nike performance runner, it's the Nike Zoom Fly Flyknit. Now first off, let's remember that the shoe performance athletes are wearing are not the same shoes that you're buying. Just because this looks like a spin on the 4% and uses the same mid, ...

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Skechers GOrun Speed3 Razor1

Shoe Review: Skechers GOrun Razor 3 Hyper

This will forever be the story of a really solid shoe with an incredibly horrible name, it's the Skechers GOrun Razor 3 Hyper or the shoe with a giant SPEED on the side. This shoe is a straight competitor that can go head to head with Nike's new VaporFly Zoom Fly platform and uses much of the same methodologies in its design. They are meant to be fast, an explosive ...

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Hoka OneOne Gaviota2 1

Shoe Review: Hoka One One Gaviota 2

Hoka One One launched the Gaviota as an answer to all the orthopedic designed stability shoes on the market. They wanted to bring patented Hoka cushioning and comfort along with lighter weights and enhanced performance. The launch of the Gaviota 2 is an effort to improve this even more with a whole new upper and more improvements to the midsole. The overall result is a pretty mixed bag, but we ...

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Brooks Bedlam Ricochet Levitate2 Hero 1

Shoe Review: A Brooks Road Family – Levitate 2, Bedlam, and Ricochet

We got our hands on what we are calling the new Brooks Road Family and while it isn't the entire Brooks lineup, these three shoes all feel like they are siblings. They are the new Levitate 2s, the Ricochet, and the Bedlam. Due to their similarities instead of looking at them each independently, we decided to look at them as the a group moving from heaviest and most cushioned with ...

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Adidas Adizero Boston7 1

Shoe Review: Adidas Adizero Boston 7

This is a shoe people just rave about it, especially at big races, the Adidas Adizero Boston 7, and we wanted to see what the hype is all about. It was a bit of a wild ride and we all found it interesting the contrast in this shoe to all other Adidas Boost shoes in the market. There isn't a lot of fluff to the shoe, so let's get right ...

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Brooks Ghost 11 2

Shoe Review: Brooks Ghost 11

The Brooks Ghost 11 is a great looking shoe from the outside. They are another of Brooks perennial mainstays with typically minor updates year over year. The primary change here comes in the heel mid, but subtle tweaks across the shoe make for some decent improvements. We do have some concerns however. Construction: Upper The upper on the Ghost 11 is all mesh with a blend of stretch and structural elements. This ...

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TopoAthletic Ultrafly 2 10

Shoe Review: Topo Athletic Ultrafly 2

Topo Athletic never struggles to impress with their design process and commitment to their platform, the Ultrafly 2s are a perfect example of this. An update to what was one of our favorite cushioned road shoes, the 2s feature an updated mid and upper. Let’s see how this update stacks up. Construction: Upper The new Ultrafly 2 uses a new mesh upper which is definitely stronger than the prior version. It also ...

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Brooks Glycerin 16 3

Shoe Review: Brooks Glycerin 16

Brooks is one those brands who remains committed to their model lineup and with every update attempts to hit on the challenges of the prior version. The Glycerin 16 is perfect example of this. The Glycerin platform has always been the most comfort oriented model in the Brooks line-up, so let’s see if they stuck with the formula on the 16s. Construction: Upper The Glycerin 16 uses Brooks new 3D Fit Print ...

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Adidas SolarBOOST 2

Shoe Review: Adidas SolarBOOST

When the SolarBOOST was announced, we were excited to say the least. Adidas has been a bit dependent on the Ultraboost line for a while, so the idea of something, was truly exciting. On top of that, they hit the style on the head again coming up with something both performance oriented, but also entirely fashion forward. Construction: Upper The upper on the SolarBOOST is all techfit, multiple layers of knit fabric, ...

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