SKORA CORE Review

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It’s been almost a a year and a half since Skora burst onto the minimalist scene with the release of their original models, the Base and Form, becoming what can only be described as the “luxury car” of the minimalist shoe world. From their inspired “Run Real” campaign, to the beautiful design and quality construction of the shoes themselves, it … Read More

Merrell Trail Glove 2 Review

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Merrell Trail Glove 2 5

Before I start my review of the Trail Glove 2, I want to mention that when we are testing a shoe, we typically try to log between 30 and 50 miles on a pair before we write up our thoughts on it. I also want to admit that this has not been the case with the Trail Glove 2. In … Read More

Merrell M-Connect Series Review

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When Merrell first asked us to review the M-Connect Series running shoes and apparel, we were thrilled because our previous experiences with Merrell have always been very positive.  The Merrell M-Connect Series is the company’s rebranding effort and update to their barefoot line.  As you might recall in my Flux Glove review post, I mentioned how confusing their naming scheme is, but … Read More

New Balance Minimus Zero Review

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New Balance Minimus Zero 8

Brand: New Balance Name: Minimus Zero Color Options: Women’s – Teal w/ Black, Fluorescent Yellow, Black w/ Sky Blue, White w/ Silver & Berry, Silver w/ Yellow; Men’s – White w/ Blue & Yellow, Blue w/ Silver, Juniper (Green) w/ Yellow, Red w/ Black Weight: Women’s – 4.4 oz; Men’s – 6.4 oz Drop: 0 mm Other: Odor resistant, welded seams to prevent chafing, deconstructed REVlite … Read More

Merrell Flux Glove Sport Review

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Merell Flux Glove 8

Brand: Merrell Name: Barefoot Train Flux Glove Sport Color Options: Men Only – Black/Light Firefly, Boulder Vibrant Orange, Wild Dove/Silver, Saffron Castle Rock, Apollo/Vibrant Orange (pictured) Weight: 6.8oz per shoe (13.6oz per pair) Drop: 0mm Other: 4mm compression molded EVA midsole cushion Price: $100 Technorati Tags: barefoot shoes, Flux Glove, Merrell, Merrell Barefoot, Merrell Flux Glove, minimalist running, minimalist shoes

2012 All Stars

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The year is nearing its end and after getting 15 inches of snow in a 24 hour period, the TR Crew is gearing up for another Wisconsin winter. More than that, the world didn’t come to an end on Friday. So, we wanted to make sure we took a moment to share with you some of our favorite products from … Read More

Cruz Control: An Interview with Rolando Cruz – Part 2

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This is the second half to an interview I recently conducted with our friend Rolando Cruz from Berkeley Running Company in Madison, WI.  If you missed the first part, you can check it out here. This part of the interview is focused on Rolando’s experience with minimalist running shoes.  His story about how he started wearing minimalist shoes is an … Read More

Invisible (Xero) Shoes 4-mm Connect Review

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Brand: Invisible Shoes (now Xero Shoes) Name: Connect Color Options: Black sole with black, brown, royal blue, forest green, royal purple, red, lime green, pink, or white laces Weight: 3.7 oz for a men’s size 9 Drop: 0 mm Other: 4-mm thick sole; FeelTrue rubber outsoles; nylon/polypropylene laces; kits come with a hole punch for creating the toe hole for lacing; also available in the 6-mm Contact … Read More