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Brooks Fall 2010 – Neutral Cushioning Anyone?

Posted on December 31, 2009 in Running Shoes

Time was when Brooks was known as a motion control company and the Beast defined the company.  Along came the Adrenaline GTS line which opened the brand up to more runners, but the Adrenaline offers up some serious support which did little to alter the perception of Brooks as a company for over-pronators.  Then something […]

Nike Fall 2010 Footwear – To the Moon Alice, to the Moon!

Posted on December 23, 2009 in Running Shoes

As we’ve mentioned previously, Nike is all about their Lunar Technology going forward so much so that the bulk of their new running specialty product offerings from Fall ’10 (late Summer introductions) are Lunar based.  The former Bowerman line, generally considered more traditional running footwear, is whittled down to color updates on the four primary […]

K-Swiss Blade-Light

Posted on December 18, 2009 in Running Shoes

K-Swiss is a very successful tennis company looking to crack the running market.  The challenge for K-Swiss is how to go from being a tennis company trying to sell shoes in the running market to becoming an authentic technical running specialty shoe brand.  A key factor in K-Swiss’ favor is a loyal fan base, those […]

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Brooks Cascadia 5 and Defyance 3 Just Arrived

Posted on December 11, 2009 in Running Shoes

The newest updates on two of the most popular models from Brooks; the Cascadia 5 and the Defyance 3 have just arrived at RW.  The Brooks Cascadia 5 looks a lot better in production than I remember the pre-production samples looking.  It probably has little to do with the shoe and everything to do with […]

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The New Direction of Zoot

Posted on December 7, 2009 in Running Shoes

Zoot Sports has its heritage firmly planted in the triathlon.  Founded in 1983 in Kona Hawaii, Zoot Sports was one of the first brands to focus on the triathlon and began by making performance apparel designed for elite triathletes.  Since the inception of the sport, triathletes have sought any and all available technologies to help […]

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New Insider Video Loaded: Asics Tempo Run Collection

Posted on December 4, 2009 in Uncategorized

Check out the newest “Insider” Video up on the site featuring Terry Schalow, the Product Line Manager for Asics Footwear.  Terry is a long time industry leader who discusses the new Tempo Run Collection of footwear.  This lineup features shoes targeted directly at the Go-Fast crowd who tend to gravitate towards lighter weight, more responsive […]

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