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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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.

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

The Primal Professional: Part 2

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Just over 11 months ago, while Meagan and I were perusing the internet for new topics to write about, we stumbled across a start-up called the Primal Professional.  The owner of this start-up, Mountain, was in need of an investment to get his dreams of creating a minimalist dress shoes off the ground.  Although he wasn’t able to raise all … 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

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