I first got to test this shoe on a Formula 1 racing track, yup, you read that right. We got to run around in them on a soon to reopen Formula 1 racing track to see how fast these shoes could go. Spoiler, obviously not as fast as a Formula 1 car. There are a... Continue Reading →
Best running shoes of 2019
I reviewed 19 pairs of running shoes in 2019: 361 Degrees 361 Degrees Strata 3 The Strata 3 is the new mid-to-high mileage stability shoe by 361 Degrees. It has a new lacing system and is a nice plush ride. The Strata 3 is a good long, slow run training shoe for those looking for... Continue Reading →
Reebok Forever Floatride Energy – Can surprisingly simple win it from the big boys?
When I think of running shoes, Reebok is not the first brand that comes to mind. Not because there is anything wrong with Reebok, but I just associate them more with lifestyle sportswear rather than actual sportswear. But I heard some rumours about this great new running shoe from Reebok that was only $100. So,... Continue Reading →
Brooks Ghost 12 – A very versatile ride
My first running shoes from Brooks were the Levitate 2 and I was very impressed by that shoe and its midsole material, which made me wonder. Because I know so many runners that are so happy with their Brooks running shoes, why is that. When I put the Ghost 12 on they were comfortable right... Continue Reading →
Brooks Glycerin 17 – Flexible cushioning
Over the years I’ve heard good things about the Brooks Glycerin and since I like neutral cushioned shoes, I had to try them out for myself. Especially since I was looking for my next marathon shoe and thought the Glycerin 17 might be right for me. The 17th edition of the Glycerin has a 10... Continue Reading →
Brooks Ghost versus Glycerin
The Ghost and the Glycerin are two of the most popular shoes in the Brooks line-up. They are both neutral road running shoes that have roughly the same stack height and the same weight. So which one should you get? Left: Brooks Ghost 12. Right: Brooks Glycerin 17. The Brooks Ghost 12 has a forefoot... Continue Reading →
New Balance Fresh Foam Roav – Is it a sneaker or a running shoe?
When I first saw the New Balance Fresh Foam Roav, I must admit, I did think they looked good, but they didn’t look like your average running shoe. Now, that doesn’t have to be a bad thing, there are lots of weird looking running shoes out there that aren’t half bad. Looking at the design... Continue Reading →
Saucony Ride ISO 2 – It’s quite the ride
This is the second shoe from Saucony that I get to test. I wasn’t a huge fan of the Saucony Freedom ISO 2, I had some issues with the upper and the ISO fit, the same upper Saucony used on several of their models. But the Ride ISO 2 has a new upper and it’s... Continue Reading →
Brooks Levitate 2 – Too heavy to levitate?
I’ve come across so many runners that really like their Brooks running shoes. So, I wanted to know what that was all about. Thus, when I found a pair of Brooks Levitate 2 on sale, I decided to buy them. It wasn’t just a pair of the regular Levitate 2, it was the Ugly Christmas... Continue Reading →
Hoka Elevon – Ready for take off?
In 2018 Hoka One One launched the Fly collection consisting of the Elevon, the Mach and the Cavu. The three shoes in the Fly collection are all light, yet cushioned shoes. The most cushioned shoe in the collection is the Hoka Elevon, which is a bit similar to the Hoka One One Vanquish. The Elevon... Continue Reading →