Shoe Reviews

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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Brooks Adrenaline GTS 18 Review

1 Dec , 2017
Created by brennan

The Brooks Adrenaline GTS 18! Continues to be Brooks’ flagship cushioned, moderate stability trainer The upper has been redesigned to be slightly lighter with few overlays The redesigned upper provides slightly more room in the toebox and creates a wider shoe overall – with a less structured feel The midsole has been changed! Brooks intended […]

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ASICS GT-2000 v6 Review

1 Nov , 2017
Created by brennan

The ASICS GT-2000 v6! Some big changes: New upper and new midsole The upper is lighter, more basic, but less “plush” The more basic upper provides slightly more room in the toebox The lighter midsole creates a more “performance” feel, lower and faster The overall character of the shoe is generally less plush than the […]

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Mizuno Wave Rider 21 Review

18 Oct , 2017
Created by brennan

The Mizuno Wave Rider 21! Only very small changes for the Wave Rider 21 The upper is slightly changed (possibly a little narrower than the Wave Rider 20) They have added a slightly thicker insole which also makes the overall fit a little narrower Still a reliable, “standard weight” neutral trainer for those who like […]

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