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OPEDIX Core-Tec Shorts Review

The claim “…patented Opedix Technology to enhance core stability while alleviating hip and back pain during training, rehab and everyday pursuits. …, the CORE-Tec™ short mimics the gluteus-medius muscle to align the pelvic region, promoting a...

PATAGONIA APPAREL REVIEW

Great trail running apparel coming from Patagonia.  Let’s take a look at the following trail options from Patagonia. Nine Trails Jacket The Nine Trails Jacket is extremely light coming in at 4.10 oz (116 g).  The shell is treated with DWR and repels...

ICEBREAKER DRIVE LS HALF ZIP REVIEW

INITIAL IMPRESSIONS The Icebreaker Drive is very comfortable right out of its packaging (no itching experienced).  It comes in at 9.35 oz. The sizing is a regular fit with a half zippered front for great temperature regulation. There is plenty of...

HEADSWEATS TOASTER BEANIE REVIEW

It’s been cold running this winter, and I needed something light, moisture wicking and quick drying.  I thought I would try out the Headsweats Toaster Beanie. Headsweats states the Toaster Beanie has been taken from “…the popular Midcap Beanie and...

Merrell Apparel Review

Up for review are the Merrell Trimaran Crew and the RFE Shorts.  Let’s see what Merrell has to offer in their apparel line. INITIAL IMPRESSION & TRAIL TESTING Trimaran Crew Shirt The Trimaran is a regular fit and fits true to size.  It is rated...

La Sportiva Apparel Review

Mountain running apparel by La Sportiva.  Let’s take a look at the Peak T-Shirt and Gravity Shorts. INITIAL IMPRESSION & TRAIL TESTING Peak T-Shirt The Peak T-Shirt fits true to size and is a regular fit. However, it is a little snug in the...

New Balance Apparel Review

New from New Balance are the following: Impact Half Zip Long Sleeve Impact Short Sleeve 7 Inch 2-in-1 Shorts  INITIAL IMPRESSION & TRAIL TESTING Impact Half Zip Long Sleeve       A great fit out of the packaging.  The Impact Half...

Brooks Apparel Review

New for 2013 are the following from Brooks: Essential Hoodie  LSD Lite Vest  Board Racer 6 ½” Shorts INITIAL IMPRESSION & TRAIL TESTING Essential Hoodie       Great soft feel next to the skin.  Lightweight hoodie that comfortably covers the...

RaceReady StreamLine Tech T Review

The RaceReady StreamLine Tech T addresses the issue with the headphone cord that may get tangled and/or snagged on something while running. INITIAL IMPRESSIONS For those runners familiar with the RaceReady line of apparel, the StreamLine Tech T is...

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