Category Archives: Gear Reviews

Yurbuds: music to my ears

It sounds like something someone in a Yarmouth bar might slur to you around two in the morning: “Hey, where are yurbuds?” In this instance, though, they’d be inquiring not after your drinking buddies, but rather after the super-cool pair … Continue reading

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Marathon monster: Adidas Boost

The shoe: Adidas Boost The official description: “You put a lot of energy into your run and…the Energy Boost gives some of it back.” Thousands of “energy capsules are melted together into one midsole that will change your run forever,” … Continue reading

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Gonzo review: Handana wipes out sweat

Ba da da bum bum, ba da da bum…m-m-m-my Handana! Okay, you probably have to be of a certain vintage to recall The Knack’s My Sharona, a big hit in, uh, 1979. Whatever. Anyway, the brand name Handana reminds me … Continue reading

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Gear review: Go Sport ID prototype singlet

Honestly, when I received the Go Sport ID prototype singlet, I fully expected it to have some sort of identification band or some such embedded in it. After all, the Houston, TX company is well respected for their clever ID … Continue reading

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Yoga and running: Rountree’s sage advice

The Runner’s Guide to Yoga: A Practical Approach to Building Strength and Flexibility for Better Running By Sage Rountree Pub. by Velo Press, 221 pp.; $19.95 Stretch much? Even five years ago, running and yoga constituted two separate worlds. The … Continue reading

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The Tuesday Kick: Subtle but fast

The Tuesday Kick is – horrors! – a bit different this week. This week’s Tuesday Kick also marks the first gear review on Sub-three and, yes, it’s a shoe. Full disclosure: New Balance Canada provided the shoes for review. The … Continue reading

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