Shoe Reviews

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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Nike Air Zoom Vomero 13 Review

17 Jan , 2018
Created by brennan

The Nike Air Zoom Vomero 13! Continues to be Nike’s flagship cushioned, neutral trainer The upper has been redesigned to be slightly lighter The redesigned upper provides slightly more room in the toebox and creates a wider shoe overall There are no changes to the midsole or outsole Unless you have a narrow foot, there’s […]

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Brooks Launch 5 Review

17 Dec , 2017
Created by brennan

The Brooks Launch 5! Brooks claims that they only changed the upper, but there has been one key change to the under-foot experience. The “strobel” is a thin piece of foam that sits between the sock liner and midsole of the shoe. The strobel has been replaced with a mesh in the Launch 5. The […]

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ASICS GEL-Nimbus 20 Review

7 Dec , 2017
Created by brennan

The ASICS GEL-NIMBUS 20! ASICS has fixed the fit issues (narrow and short) that plagued the GEL-NIMBUS 19 The upper has been redesigned to be slightly lighter with fewer overlays The redesigned upper provides slightly more room in the toebox and creates a wider shoe overall The midsole has not been changed, but the result […]

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