I have been wearing Scott shoes for a while now, and it’s fair to say they have got better and better. From originals like the Trail Rockets, they have kept what was good and thrown away what didn’t work. My current favorites are the Supertrac RC Ultra, which has basically been my go-to shoes for everything (except rare tarmac outings) for the last couple of years. The latest release from Scott is the Kinabalu Ultra RC. These came out in June and lots of excited people have talked about how good they are in summer, but what about now we’re … Continue reading
‘The Basics’ – a regular look at the simple elements which make running gear useful to the runner. Explanations for those who don’t yet know, along with some facts to cut through the marketing nonsense out there, of which there is plenty! Part one was Midsoles Part two was Outsoles Today – it’s clothing. There’s clothing and there’s clothing. We’ll use the common T-Shirt, or ‘Tee’ as our example. For running purposes, there are certain priorities: Moisture Management Temperature Regulation Bacteria Management Anti-Chafe Weather Resistance UV Protection Use within a layering system… Let’s take a look at these criteria in … Continue reading
There are some great clothing colours around at the moment, with bright shoes and colourful tees it just makes you feel like summer is here. So we all like to look good when we run, perhaps more importantly we like to feel good about what we are buying. Yes, spending a little more is a good thing. Long life of our new colourful kit is important, not just a few years, but how about a lifetime? By making a discerning purchase and spending a little more than the price points offered by mass market warehouse type stores you are not … Continue reading
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