TagShoes

Brooks Cascadia 8 Shoe Review

The Brooks Cascadia 8 (Women’s Version) has a slightly new redesign compared to the Cascadia 7. Let’s take a look at the new Brooks Cascadia 8. INITIAL IMPRESSIONS I like the new design, that is, thinner upper material. The shoe is approximately 1...

On Cloudracer Shoe Review

Sometimes you think – what else can you do with a shoe?  Well, a fairly new shoe company has designed a shoe with “CloudTec” element technology – think of garden hose sections on the bottom of your shoes.  The Swiss sports company based in Zurich...

Montrail Badwater Hybrid Shoe Review

The Montrail Badwater Hybrid shoe is designed for the road and trail. INITIAL IMPRESSION The shoe fits true to size and weighs less than 10 oz. The toe box has room, but not too roomy where there is any slipping. However, when measuring the midfoot...

UK Gear PT-1000 SC Shoe Review

UK Gear states their shoes are built to survive 1,000 miles. They develop their products in conjunction with the British Royal Army Physical Training Corps. (Oorah – for my Marine friend Don). Let’s see how the UK Gear PT-1000 SC (Structured...

New Balance Minimus Shoe Review

New Balance hit the minimalist trail shoe scene last year with the MT10 ($105).  They went even “super” minimal with the MT00 ($110). Let’s take a look at several of the Minimus line from New Balance.   INITIAL IMPRESSIONS...

Scarpa Spark Shoe Review

The Scarpa Spark ($115) comes in at under 10 oz, and I believe is one of the overlooked shoes this year when compared to all the other “name-brands”.  The Spark is considered a “mountain minimal” shoe.  Let’s examine the Spark.   INTIAL...

Brooks Cascadia 7 Shoe Review

There is a lot of debate over the various versions of the Brooks Cascadia from “floating” eyelets to lack of traction. Let’s look at the updated Brooks Cascadia 7 ($110).   INITIAL IMPRESSIONS The Cascadia 7 comes in slightly...

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