Altra OneV3 Featured

Shoe Review: Altra One V3

Tha Altra One has always been a mainstay in their lineup since day one. It represents everything from Altra has been preaching from the beginning including a lower stack height and less cushion, ZeroDrop, and a FootShape toe box. It’s also always been the lightest shoe they make, so what we have here is a shoe made for performance. A lot of folks were excited to see what was next ...

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HokaOneOne Arahi Featured

Shoe Review: Hoka One One Arahi

With every release, the Hoka lineup is getting a little more diverse and a little crazier aesthetically. The Arahi is no exception as this new support road shoe features a new outsole design and a whole new profile. It's got a lot going for it and like all Hoka shoes it still attempts to deliver on the promise of more cushion, better response, and lighter weight. Construction: Upper The Arahi upper is ...

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NewBalance FreshFoam ZanteV310

His and Her’s Shoe Review: New Balance Fresh Foam Zante v3

We are back today with another New Balance shoe, this time it's the Fresh Foam Zante v3. After recently looking at the Fresh Foam 1080v7, its hard not to compare it to the Zante v3. Where the 1080v7 was packed with cushion, structure, material, and was even a little weighty, the Zante v3 is the total opposite. Instead, this shoe is designed for speed and responsiveness, but we put it ...

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HokaOneOne Clayton2 Featured

Shoe Review: Hoka One One Clayton 2

Alright, the Clayton is back and as much as we loved the first version of Hoka's first real speed shoe, the Clayton 2 really takes it up a notch. When the Clayton first was released, it didn't look like everything else in the Hoka lineup. It had a totally new visual design on the upper and was lighter, faster, and more responsive, but more than anything it rounded out their ...

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Altra Torin3 Featured

Shoe Review: Altra Torin 3.0

The Torin has always been a mainstay in the Altra lineup with its mid level cushioning and lighter weight while also still reaming true to Altra’s roots. You still get all the tech they offer like Zero Drop and their FootShape toe box and it’s not as aggressive as the One or as cushioned as the Paradigm. The last version of the Torin ran a little tight across the middle, ...

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Skechers Gorun5 Featured

Shoe Review: Skechers GOrun 5

In the shoe world, there is a whole new class of running shoes emerging, something that used to be primarily known as a speed category. However, with the introduction of lighter weight fabrics and varying uses of EVA, we are starting to see shoes that are significantly lighter yet still offering solid cushioning, responsiveness, and performance. Skechers has been on this train for a while and with the release of ...

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NewBalance FreshFoam 1080v7 2

His and Her’s Shoe Review: New Balance Fresh Foam 1080v7

New Balance has been going through some dramatic changes in the last couple years and I think it's culminating this year in better aesthetics, improved design, and really just more enjoyable shoes. In today's review, we look at the New Balance Fresh Foam 1080v7. All New Balance shoes are built on the Fresh Foam platform for the most part but there are variances that come in the flexibility, the level ...

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Skechers GomebRazor Featured

Shoe Review: Skechers GOmeb Razor

​Okay, before you continue reading this review let’s check those Skechers related reservations at the door. We’ve just finished our second season looking at the Skechers Performance line and as you will see with the GOmeb Razor and the GOrun 5, you need to check them out. People see the brand name and immediately think discount or something their parent or grandparent might wear, but they should instead see names ...

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ColumbiaMontrail SpringRunningApparel Featured

Apparel Review: Columbia Montrail Running Lineup

​Most people aren’t aware that Montrail has been part of Columbia for the last 11 years, but this year is really the moment when they are stepping out hand in hand. The new branding now combines into Columbia and Montreal into a single lock-up which looks a lot like Columbia’s Titantium line, but clearly welcomes them into the family. The good news is, nothing has really changed except the logo.     Titan ...

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Altra Escalante Featured

Shoe Review: Altra Escalante

There is a growing movement in the running shoe industry and we are seeing more and more manufacturers jump on board, the trend is knit based uppers. Today we are talking specifically about the Altra Escalante. This is their first foray into the area and they have gone extreme with it, where others are still including overlays and structural elements to the upper in addition, this thing is 100% engineered ...

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