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Salomon S-Lab X-Series Review

Summary: The Salomon S-Lab X-Series is a low volume, lightweight racer and short trainer that’s designed for the road, but performs just as well on most groomed trails. And dang, they’re really, really fast. These are the shoes Max King wore to his 2:17 LA Marathon and that I’ve nicknamed …

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Suunto Ambit3 Run HRM Review

Suunto Ambit3 Run HR Review Like any coach-athlete relationship, the bond between a runner and their GPS watch is love-hate. The Suunto …

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Spartan Ultra Pack Review

It’s big, roomy, and has a pressurized hydration system for cooling and cleaning…the Spartan Ultra Pack built by Geigerrig is made for “hiking, …

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Hillsound FreeSteps6 Crampons Review

Trust. It needs to be earned. The Hillsound FreeSteps6 Crampons ($40) earned my trust quickly. But, let’s go back to the beginning… Having lived …

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On Cloud Review

Admit it, the first time you saw Hokas, you thought “what the hell are those?” Or how about other inventions or forms …

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Crocheted Shorts Review

When a link for this site landed in my in-box, my first instinct–familiar to most seasoned athletes–was “those would be perfect for …

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Mio Fuse Review

  Gone are the days of wearing a chaffing strap around your chest to track your heart rate.  Those multi-hour runs wearing a tight …