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Feb
13
2014

Review: Newton BOCO AT

Newton Boco AT Review

I love me some Newtons. I owe a lot of who I am as a runner now to getting into Newtons and dialing in my forefoot/midfoot strike. Now that I’ve been running a lot of trails and partaking in trail Ultramarathons, I was stoked to hear that Newton had been working on a new trail shoe called the BoCo AT (Boulder Colorado All Terrain?). Now that I’ve put some miles in the shoe, I’m pretty […]

Jan
31
2014

Review: Altra Lone Peak 1.5 & Altra Torin

Click here for the Altra Torin review!

So after a few years of sending them emails, and dozens of you tweeting at them, Altra finally agreed to send me a couple of pairs of their shoes for review! I am stoked to have the opportunity to try these zero drop, wide toe boxed shoes of magic. Not only are they one of the few shoe manufacturers that work with zero drop technology, but they’re fantastic at educating and promoting proper running form […]

Jan
31
2014

Review: Hoka One One Stinson, Bondi B 2, Rapa Nui 2

Click here to watch the Hoka One One Bondi B 2 review!

I finally did it. After years of anticipation, emails from viewers, and reaching out to the manufacturers, I am finally able to test and review some of the most unique and anticipated shoes yet: The Hoka One One Stinson Evo, The Bondi B 2 and the Rapa Nui 2. Each of these shoes has it’s own character, benefits and flaws, so I’ll let the videos do the talking. I will say that I was hugely […]

Dec
13
2013

Review: Brooks PureDrift

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So the Brooks PureDrift (http://runningshoes.com/mens-brooks-puredrift/nightlife-black-euro-blue-silver) has been out for some time now, but I’ve wanted to get my feet into it since it’s release. FINALLY, I have the chance to review them and while they’re a fun, fast shoe that really caters to light, efficient and fast runners, they have some issues that bug me. While the upper is soft, light and comfortable, it bunches in the toe box. While the toe box is wide […]

Dec
5
2013

Review: New Balance 1010v2

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It’s been awhile, but I finally put my feet back into some New Balance goodness. The best part about the 1010v2 (http://runningshoes.com/mens-new-balance-1010-v2/blue-yellow) is that I LOVE THEM! Seriously, they have everything I want and need in a trail shoe and hit the mark on all accounts. They are light, flexibile, have an amazing toe box, a comfortable upper, some protection underneath, and just feel nimble and awesome. The only negatives are that they could potentially […]

Dec
4
2013

TRAIN RACE BEER CapSacs are NOW FOR SALE!!

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You have been so patient, my friends. After months of teasing, they are FINALLY HERE! I am offering 4 types of CapSacs for you to enjoy. There are 2 Limited Edition colors (Black and Teal) and 2 WICKED Limited Edition colors (White & CMYK - Sold Out). This is the first time I’ve used ebay for something like this, so please bare with me as I figure out shipping (which I imagine will be a cluster […]

Dec
3
2013

The New 2014 Newtons!

2014 Newton Men's Motion III Mileage Trainer

This morning, I was greeted with an email in my inbox that all runners and running bloggers love to get: “Newton Running 2014 Trainers Offer More Pop Than Ever!”  That’s right, there will be some huge improvements (that I am VERY excited about) trickling across the Newton shoe line. The main improvement is that of a FIFTH lug on the Speed and Mileage models (the Distance, Motion and Gravity shoes). HELL YES. As you can […]

Nov
30
2013

Review: Salomon Advanced Skin S-Lab Hydro 5 Set

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After a lot of deliberation regarding which pack to get as my next review pack, I opted for the new Salomon 5L S-Lab pack. I couldn’t be more happy with my decision. This pack is PERFECT for those runners looking for something extremely light and minimal, though not lacking in the storage department. This pack is crazy comfortable, extremely nimble, fits like a glove, has plenty of room for multiple bottles, some layers, nutrition, a […]

Nov
23
2013

Review: Tunebelt iPhone 5 Belt

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The rad folks at TuneBelt sent me one of their recent phone belt models for the iPhone 5 (iphone 5s, 5c, 5, etc are all compatible). While I don’t like wearing belts seeing as they can be uncomfortable and restricting on longer runs, this one is a comfortable, soft option. The neoprene fabric is quality and stretches a good amount. Some of the downsides are that the straps are crazy long and may require cutting, […]

Nov
18
2013

Review: ECCO Biom Evo Racer Lite

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So, Ecco recently contact me and asked if I’d like to review a pair of their BIOM Evo Racer Lite. Never one to turn down the opportunity to review a new pair of kicks, I obliged, not fully sure of what I would get. I am happy to report that I have enjoyed my time in the Evo Racers more than I expected I would. They are a fast, responsive 5mm drop shoe utilizing a […]

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