Running Gear Reviews

Primus FireHole 200 Review

Primus FireHole 200

  If you are looking for a large camp stove that heats up quickly to feed the entire campground, the Primus FireHole 200 may be your new best friend.  While Primus offers many variations of the same product, the FireHole 200 is the biggest and sturdiest of the bunch.  At 13.5 lbs, this stove is clearly made for car camping, ...

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Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Xlite review

Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Xlite

It’s not everyday that you come across a product that is functional, practical and makes your life easier.  As a mother of two young children, camping can take on a life of it’s own.  Suddenly you need ten times the amount of gear than you did when it was just you, and the last thing you want to do is ...

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The North Face Banchee 50 Review

The North Face Banchee 50

The North Face Banchee 50 liter backpack is a great choice for outdoor enthusiast looking for a pack that can handle both weekend backpacking trips and long days on the trail.  The Banchee 50 is part of a backpack series that includes 35, 50, and 65 liter versions in both men’s and women’s. Pack Storage Over the course of the ...

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Brooks PureCadence 3 Review

Brooks PureCadence 3

The “lightweight vs cushioning” debate in the runner’s world rages on continuously; whenever I think of it, it brings to mind that old commercial for my favorite beverage – two dudes slugging it out, yelling at each other “great taste! less filling!” When I think of the PureProject campaign from Brooks, I fervently hope that’s how it went down – ...

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Salomon CityTrail X-Scream Review

Salomon CityTrail X-Scream

Salomon is pushing runners to get creative and get off the sidewalk with their latest offering, the Salomon CityTrail X-Scream. These shoes combine trail technologies with an urban focus in order to create a hybrid shoe that handles every type of in town terrain you could possible throw at it. The addition of a CityTrail app makes for an even ...

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