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Nike LunarTempo Review

The Nike LunarTempo is an interesting shoe, and a very competent product at that. One which manages to differentiate itself not only against the rest of Nike’s running line, but also within the crowded running marketplace. A shoe which combines a ridiculous level of lightweight, along with  Read more...

New Balance 890 V5 Review

For whatever it is worth, here’s a quick primer on New Balance’s numerical nomenclature. Take the last two digits out of any model’s name, and here is what they are supposed mean, according to New Balance. XX40: Optimal control, blend of maximum stability, control, support and cushioning. XX50:  Read more...

Nike Free 3.0 Flyknit 2015 Review

Going by the string of 2015 releases from the Oregon based brand, it would appear that the designers, developers and product managers who work on Nike’s running line are subservient to one overriding mandate – that to create more room inside the shoe. Or how else would  Read more...

Nike Free 4.0 Flyknit 2015 Review

Remember this infographic from one of our previous reviews? In the time before 2011, Nike offered only two running Free versions within its 1-10 scale, with lower numbers indicating a shift towards an increasingly minimal level of construction, and higher numbers representing a more built up design.  Read more...

Nike Air Zoom Vomero 10 Review

Without exception, every brand or a shoe series has that product (or an event) which helped it achieve escape velocity; the massive push which speeds up the journey from esoteric adoption to mainstream acceptance. For Skechers, it would be Meb’s endorsement and the improved GoRun’s. For Hoka, the  Read more...

Nike Free 5.0 2015 Review

The other day, we were playing a word game. It was simple enough; you picked a running shoe and then try to describe it in one word, which could be a metaphor or an adjective. It was fun, for sure. Here goes: Nimbus 17? Marshmallow-ey. adidas Glide  Read more...

Saucony Kinvara 6 Review

For this review, let’s invent an imaginary couple and name them Bill and Amy. The year is 2012, and they decide to take a two year break and see a bit of the world. They plan to go to Asia, and soak in the sights and sounds of  Read more...