Author: Adam B

Sierra Designs Cloud 15 Review

The new Cloud 15 sleeping bag from Sierra Designs tips the scale at less than 2 pounds (1lb. 12oz. for Regular size). “Wow, that’s light for a 1 or 2-season bag,” you say? Well...

ThermaRest NeoAir XLite Review

The new Therm-A-Rest NeoAir XLite camping air mattress is improved for 2012. Therm-A-Rest has managed to reduce the weight of the XLite by more than 15% – to  a mere 15oz. This air mattress...

Mizuno Ronin 4 Review

The Mizuno Ronin has always been a no-nonsense, stripped-down racing flat from Mizuno built for neutral runners. This new, 4th version does not deviate from the core concept of the Ronin. Many elite runners...

RecoFIT Leg Compressors Review

RecoFIT is a new company based in Boulder, Colorado producing high-quality compression garments for athletes. I recently tested the RecoFit Leg Compressor sleeves and have been quite impressed with their quality of materials and...

KEEN Coronado Review

The Coronado casual shoe from KEEN adds some style punch to the super-functional KEEN lineup. This new shoe which looks something like the Chuck Taylors your dad played grade school hoops in, and that...

Merrell Torreon LS Review

My wife said it was soft and made her want to cuddle. ‘Nuff said. The Torreon Long Sleeve shirt is a new piece from Merrell with raglan sleeves, yarn-dyed stripes, and a super luxurious...

La Sportiva Skylite 2.0 Review

The La Sportiva Skylite 2.0 trail running shoe is a no-nonsense speed machine! La Sportiva is specialized in off-road footwear. They even refer to trail running as ‘mountain running’, because trail running sounds like something...

Patagonia Down Sweater Review

When I think of the brand I have an impression a bit like I get from American truck brands: no-frills, solid performance, great durability. Patagonia focuses on making great gear with technical features for...

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Pearl Izumi Kissaki Review

Pearl Izumi is one of my favorite running shoe manufacturers because of its long reputation for great fitting uppers and fast-feeling, fast-looking shoes. The Kissaki is a new model from Pearl Izumi in 2012,...

Brooks Pure Grit Review

Brooks Running’s new Pure Project line has gotten a lot of attention in the running world over the last few months. Brooks took their time introducing a line of shoes for the minimalist/natural running...