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Tag Archives: neutral shoes

Saucony Ride ISO 2: What You Need to Know

The Saucony Ride has long existed as the perfect middle ground for many distance runners — not so much cushion to weigh them down, but just enough to give them some much-needed protection in those later miles. The Saucony Ride ISO 2 is more of the same, but with a much more secure, adaptive fit. We […]

New Balance 890 v7: What You Need to Know

When it’s time to hit the gas, you need a responsive, lightweight shoe — you’ve got it in the New Balance 890 v7. The 890 has served as New Balance’s core lightweight trainer for the better part of a decade, but this year New Balance has taken it a stride further with some impressive performance updates! […]

Brooks Glycerin 17: What You Need to Know

We hear it every year — pleas from runners that their favorite shoe goes unchanged. Usually, yearly changes to shoes end up for the better, even if they take a little getting used to. Other times, those runners’ fears are well-founded! Well, it’s a moot point with the Brooks Glycerin 17. Brooks must have figured they […]

Saucony Kinvara 10: What You Need to Know

There aren’t many shoes that we get asked about by name — the Saucony Kinvara 10 is one of them. For ten years, runners have loved this super lightweight shoe for speed work and race day, and it doesn’t look like that will change after this year. Saucony has preserved and celebrated the legacy of the […]

Asics Gel Nimbus 21: What You Need to Know

The Asics Gel Nimbus is one of the company’s most popular shoes — it’s the high cushion shoe that we see most of our neutral runners get into, especially when they want to run in something that will take more shock off the body. With the Nimbus on the yearly update cycle, it’s also the subject […]

On Cloudsurfer (2018): What You Need to Know

On isn’t like other running shoe companies in a lot of ways. A good example — they’re one of the few to eschew the standard yearly update cycle for their shoes. So, when On actually does update one of their shoes, you know they’ve got a good reason! This year, On has upgraded one of […]

Brooks Ricochet: What You Need to Know

Brooks is one of the biggest names in run specialty, but the success of their core trainers hasn’t stopped them from trying out new ideas. In the past couple years, we’ve seen Brooks experiment with new approaches to stability and energy return, which comes from new materials designed to lose less of the energy transmitted to […]

Mizuno Wave Rider 22: What You Need to Know

Mizuno’s staple shoe for neutral runners just got an update! The Mizuno Wave Rider 22 is the company’s latest version of their decades-running moderate cushion neutral shoe, one that exists alongside other popular long-distance trainers like the Nike Pegasus, Brooks Ghost, and Asics Nimbus. Mizuno has carved out a niche for itself by making running […]