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New Balance Fresh Foam Boracay Review

New Balance carved out its own take on the category of cushioned, low heel drop running shoes just last year, and boy, things are evolving fast. The original Fresh Foam 980 was a wholesome shoe which got a lot of things right, yet a little disappointing in  Read more...

Asics Gel Nimbus 17 Review

Our Nimbus 16 review was full of lament about the sameness of design, and how the Japanese were incapable of making sudden, radical changes in anything they do, running shoes included. All that is a thing of the past now, for the new Nimbus 17 makes serious amends.  Read more...

adidas adizero Tempo 7 Boost Review

Undeniably, there’s a bright side to most adidas models getting the Boost makeover. Namely, an introduction of a novel ride character which mixes responsive cushioning, transition consistency and a deformation free midsole, all of which are hallmarks of the Boost foam. Our Energy Boost 2 review has  Read more...

Brooks Ravenna 6 Review

An impressive array of ‘motion control’ or ’stability’ running shoes adorn retail shelves, but confusingly enough, no two models feel the same. While based on the same fundamental design – midsoles using a harder medial post – a shoe’s character can depend on factors such as foam  Read more...

New Balance 1500 V1 Review

The New Balance 1500 v1 is a brand new intro this year, offered as a lightweight trainer with a medium heel to toe drop of 6 mm. We haven’t tested the MR1400 V2 and the 1600 V2 (yes, we know, a bit of catching up to do),  Read more...

New Balance 1080 V5 Review

It’ll be fun to see how New Balance’s footwear line shapes up going forward, both in areas of product segmentation and naming convention. The Fresh Foam 980 showed up out of the blue last year, when most of the New Balance line was made up of numerically  Read more...

Saucony Hurricane ISO Review

The best way to understand Hurricane ISO’s place in the Saucony assortment is to look at it through a vertical and lateral lens. The $150 Hurricane is to the cheaper Guide 8 as what the Triumph ISO is to the Ride 7 – a more supportive version  Read more...