Posted by CJ Bearce on 20th Apr 2016
Looking for a cushioned ride while you tear up the trails? Look no further than the Speedgoat, combining Hoka’s renowned cushioning with 4 mm outsole Vibram® MegaGrip Hi-Traction lugs. The lugs allow you to dig into the dirt, giving you plenty of traction, while the soft EVA midsole minimizes the impact of your footfall to the body. A breathable mesh upper creates great airflow to the foot keeping them from overheating and reducing sweat. Weight 9.7 oz
Zoot made this shoe for the triathlete, made with speed in mind to keep you blazing through the course. The Makai is a neutral shoe for when performance is key. The Z-bound and ZVA midsole, in a heel to toe configuration provides cushion while a mild posting provides modest support for your foot. Zoot’s Z-lock lace systems lets you quickly and easily get in to them during transition and the Barefit lining means you can go sockless. A rubber pull tab was integrated into the external heel counter to make getting them on in a rush even easier. The light and breathable mesh upper cools and wicks away sweat. Carbon Rubber treads on the outsole increased durability while keeping the shoe light at only 8.9 oz.
The Pearl Izumi EM Road H3 Shoe is the rear foot stability shoe in PI’s E:motion line. In this updated version for 2016, they improved the midsole and enhanced the medial flare for a more stable and supportive shoe. This is one of Pearl Izumi’s most cushioned shoes while providing the necessary support for rear foot overpronation. Carbon rubber crash pads enhance the durability of the shoe and the 3-D Seamless upper create a fit so right, there’s no need for socks. Weight 12.1 oz
If you are looking for the cushion of a lightweight maximalist shoe, with a moderate amount of stability, look no further. The cushion will be similar to the well known Clifton 2 but built on a wider platform a full surface outsole that protects the cushioned midsole for increase durability. The upper is a breathable mesh reinforced at the mid-foot to ensure support. A late stage meta-rocker adds stability to the forefoot and cushion where you need it. Weight 9.7 oz
Zoot describes the shoe as a neutral shoe that “allows you to hit the road without it hitting you back.” This highly cushioned shoe is sure to catch some eyes, with 360 degree reflectivity, you can even run safely at night. The upper is 3D printed to reduce the number of seam for a more comfortable ride. A carbon rubber heel and full injection blown rubber forefoot make for a durable shoe with a responsive ride that doesn’t sacrifice comfort. Weight 9.8 oz
Pearl Izumi updated this short course favorite for 2016. Designed for performance on race day, the speed lacing system makes for a quick transition and the lightweight and breathable upper mesh keep the shoe light and shed water and heat quickly. 1:1 energy foam in the forefoot provides cushion from impact and returns the energy in the toe off. The 3D printed upper provides seamless comfort and the soft snug upper means you can go sock free. Weight 9 oz
As the snow disappears, the tantalizing prospect of flying through the roads and trails is starting to look like a reality. Some people live in places where they never have to surrender their bike, but here in Maine, it’s tough for a bike to compete with our winter weather. I’m sure many of you are in the same boat. [...]
Now that winter is firmly here it’s time to retreat inside away from Old Man Winter’s icy grip. Not! Here are some tips and gear to keep you rockin’ the outside training.1. Dress for success- The key to winter training is to wear the right gear. You want to dress like it is 10-20 degrees warmer than it actually is. [...]
Women’s Clifton 2 - The Clifton by Hoka One One took the running world by storm. This updated model for 2016 added more padding to the tongue, reduced the volume of the shoe, and added rubber to the outsole to make it more durable. Also available in Men’s.Garmin Forerunner 25- Stay connected and track your runs! With this simple [...]
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It’s a common question, and we’ve all been there before. “I’m doing my first tri, and I don’t know what I need!” So let’s talk about some of the gear you'll need and some that you might want to have. As most of you know the triathlon has three sections; swim, bike, and run. Each [...]
Chrissie Wellington did not finish her first triathlon race. Her borrowed wetsuit proved to be a little too large and it filled up with water, almost causing her to drown. It's a good thing she was rescued not far from the starting line. Learning from her mistakes, she gave racing another try until she became [...]
If you made a list on the most intense and harshest sports on the globe then a triathlon would definitely be on that list. A triathlon is a competition involving perpetual and persevering endurance contests. Meaning, a triathlon is simply a multi-level competition that commonly features contests in swimming, cycling, and running. It is an [...]