Shoe Reviews

New Balance Zante v4 Review

17 Feb , 2018
Created by brennan

New Balance v3 vs v4: New Balance has made very few changes to the Zante v4 from the 3 The midsole is slightly softer than the v3, but it still provides a fast, responsive ride in a lightweight package The upper has been redesigned with engineered mesh to provide a little more give, but it […]

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Saucony Freedom ISO Review

13 Feb , 2018
Created by brennan

The all-new Saucony Freedom ISO occupies a unique space in the current running landscape. Using a full Everun midsole, the Freedom ISO is a low-drop, responsive, neutral trainer which has a very unique flexible mesh upper. Everun is Saucony’s new TPU material, replacing the standard EVA foam with a more flexible and durable material that […]

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Brooks Levitate Review

13 Feb , 2018
Created by brennan

The all-new Brooks Levitate! Riding the wave of the new TPU midsole materials, Brooks has introduced DNA AMP, their proprietary blend of polyurethane foam wrapped in TPU. DNA AMP is Brooks’ attempt to increase the energy return of their midsoles without sacrificing the traditional softness of EVA foam. What this means for the runner (or […]

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Altra Torin 3.0 Review

2 Feb , 2018
Created by brennan

The most defining characteristics of the new Altra Torin 3.0 are its zero drop offset as well as its wide (yet unfortunately shallow) toebox. The Torin 3.0 is Altra’s lighter weight trainer, and it provides an intriguing combination of lower profile and soft cushioning, especially for those who are wanting to transition to a zero-drop […]

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Altra Escalante Review

1 Feb , 2018
Created by brennan

Altra’s new lightweight trainer, the Escalante, introduces a unique blend of lightweight cushion with a really soft foam. The Escalante uses Altra’s new EGO midsole – designed to compete with Saucony’s Everun and Adidas’ Boost. It’s designed to be narrow in the forefoot and heel with a classic Altra wide toebox, and while the toebox […]

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