Merrell Flux Glove Sport Review

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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 Steve Ankney Steve is an Executive Recruiter at Robert Half Executive Search in Madison, WI with a business degree in Information Systems and … Read More

Topo Athletic

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Heads up, readers, Tony Post is back in the shoe game!  Before I get ahead of myself, though, and in case you aren’t aware, Tony Post is the original CEO/President/Founder of the Vibram FiveFingers running shoes.  Back in July of 2012, Tony made the seemingly spontaneous decision to step down as CEO, and, at the time, he didn’t offer up … Read More

Brooks PureConnect 2 Review

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Brand: Brooks Name: PureConnect 2 Color Options: Women’s – Black/Pink/Green, Blue/Green/Gray; Men’s – Black/Blue/Yellow, Red/Black/Gray Weight: Women’s – 5.9 oz; Men’s – 7.2 oz Drop: 4 mm Other: Anatomical last, BioMoGo DNA Midsole (biodegradable!), IDEAL Heel, Toe Flex, Nav Band Price: $90 Meagan Meagan is a geology professor and prides herself on being an avid volcano and pie enthusiast. Her free time is spent running, blogging, playing … Read More

Newton MV2 Review

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Brand: Newton Running Name: MV2 Color Options: Black/Green, White/Orange/Yellow Weight: 5.8 oz Drop: 0 mm Other: High-traction 5-lug midfoot pattern, 2nd generation Action/Reaction technology, biomechanical metatarsal sensor plate, optional 3 mm lift included Price: $125 John John is a retail management professional who loves history, philosophy, and pondering the deeper meaning of reality, and the universe around us. He is also believes that life … Read More

Brooks PureFlow 2 Review

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PureFlow 2

Brand: Brooks Name: PureFlow 2 Color Options: Men – Green/Black, Gray/Black, Orange/Black, Women – Red/Black, Silver/Black, Yellow/Black Weight: 8.8oz Drop: 4mm Price: $100 Jason I am a sports/game/music/literature enthusiast with the nasty habit of being a nerd.

SKORA Base (Women’s) Review

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Brand: SKORA Name: Base Color Options: Women’s – Blue/Yellow/Silver, Light blue; Men’s – Yellow, Black/Red, Silver Weight: 7.0 oz Drop: 0 mm Other: 9 mm stack height (13 mm with insole), adjustable X-strap system, Ortholite sockliner, REALFIT last offers anatomical fit Price: $110 Meagan Meagan is a geology professor and prides herself on being an avid volcano and pie enthusiast. Her free time is spent running, … Read More

The Vibram Transition: Chapter 7

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Every time I find myself looking over this series, I wonder if we should rename it to something like “minimalist” transition, but instead, we keep this name because there are many notable things that differentiate FiveFingers from the rest of the minimalist shoe lines.  So, I wanted to bring some attention to the differences between 5-toed shoes and single toe … 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