Asics Women’s Gel-Fit Yui Cross Trainer Shoe Review

  • MANUFACTURER:   ASICS
  • MODEL NO:  GEL FIT YUI
  • SIZES:  5-12
  • WEIGHT:  5.9 OUNCES
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT:  3 POUNDS
  • COLORS:  BLACK/SILVER/WHITE, GLACIER/PARADISE GREEN/ DIVA PINK
  • HEEL: 8MM DROP
  • OUTER MATERIAL: TEXTILE AND SYNTHETIC
  • SOLE:  AHAR RUBBER SOLE
  • ALSO:  INTERLOCKING RUBBER BAND DESIGN, MIDSOLE FLEX GROOVES SPECIFIC POSITIONING, EASY GRIP TONGUE, REAR FOOT GEL CUSHIONING SYSTEM
  • FIT AS EXPECTED: 77%
  • WATER RESISTANT:  NO
  • PRICE GUIDE: $53.99-$137.27
  • OUR RATING:    4.2 STARS OUT OF FIVE

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OUR FIRST IMPRESSIONS

From Japanese sports manufacturer ASICS come these Asic’s Yui, the cross trainer-shoe for women. read more

Skechers Kids Nitrate Sneaker Review

  • MANUFACTURER: SKECHERS
  • MODEL NAME:  SKECHERS KIDS NITRATE SNEAKERS
  • MODEL NUMBER: 95340L
  • GENDER: UNISEX
  • STYLE: SNEAKERS
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT: 3 POUNDS
  • SIZES:  TODDLER SIZES  4-8M (AGE 1-4) LITTLE KID SIZES 10.5-3M AND W (AGE 4-8) BIG KID SIZES   3.5-7 (AGE 8-12 YEARS)
  • HALF SIZES:YES FOR SOME SIZES
  • COLORS: LIME/BLUE, ORANGE/BLACK, ROYAL/BLACK, BLACK/RED, RED/BLACK, GRAY/BLACK, CHARCOAL/BLACK, TURQUOISE/ BLACK, ROYAL/ORANGE, ROYAL/ YELLOW
  • OUTER MATERIAL:  FABRIC AND SYNTHETIC
  • SOLE: RUBBER
  • ADDITIONALLY: GEL-INFUSED MEMORY FOAM INSOLE, GRADIENT MESH WITH PATTERNED OVERLAYS
  • FIT AS EXPECTED: 90%
  • PRICE GUIDE: $14.99-$105.09
  • OUR RATING:   4.4 STARS OUT OF FIVE

FIRST THOUGHTS

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Skechers Nitrate Sneakers for kids come in many colors and by the look of it, more than one style. read more

Body Glove Women's Horizon Athletic Water Shoe review

Body Glove Women’s Horizon Athletic Water Shoe Review

  • MANUFACTURER: BODY GLOVE
  • MODEL NAME:  HORIZON WATER SHOE.
  • STYLE: WATER SHOES
  • SIZES:    5-10
  • HALF SIZES: NO
  • COLORS: BLUE/GREEN, TOTAL ECLIPSE/BRIGHT ROSE, BLACK/PINK, DARK SHADOW/ MARINA, GREY/PINK
  • OUTER MATERIAL:   NEOPRENE UPPER MESH
  • SOLE: RUBBER SOLE
  • ALSO:   ADJUSTABLE VELCRO STRAP, NON MARKING TPR SOLE, INTEGRATED DRAINAGE SYSTEM
  • FIT AS EXPECTED: 81%
  • PRICE GUIDE:     $19.45-$35.20
  • OUR RATING:  4 STARS OUT OF FIVE

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THE FIRST PEAK

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Speedo Women’s Surfwalker 3.0 Water Shoe Review

  • MANUFACTURER: SPEEDO
  • MODEL NAME:  SPEEDO SURFWALKER 3.
  • STYLE: WATER SHOES
  • SIZES:    5-11
  • HALF SIZES: NO
  • COLORS:     BLACK/PINK, NAVY, CYAN, PINK/WHITE
  • WEIGHT:    6.8 OUNCES
  • OUTER MATERIAL:   TEXTILE
  • SOLE:   SYNTHETIC
  • ALSO:   S-TRAC TPR OUTERSOLE FOR WATER DISPERSION, AIR MESH INSERT PANEL, FOUR WAY STRETCH UPPER
  • FIT AS EXPECTED:    76%
  • PRICE GUIDE:     $17.01-$59.00
  • OUR RATING:    4.2 STARS OUT OF FIVE

OUR FIRST THOUGHTS

 

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Anything that is made by brand leader Speedo has our immediate attention. read more

New Balance Men’s 574 Classics Running Shoe Review

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  • MANUFACTURER: NEW BALANCE
  • MODEL NO:  NB 574 CLASSICS
  • SIZES:  5-18 VARIOUS WIDTHS
  • HALF SIZES: AVAILABLE
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT:  3 POUNDS
  • HEEL:   1.25”
  • COLORS: GRAY/ SILVER, NAVY/GRAY, BLACK/WHITE, NAVY/SLATE BLUE SUEDE, RED, BLACK, GRAY, NAVY, BURGUNDY, NAVY/SILVER/WHITE, HUNTER GREEN WITH WHITE, DESCENT WITH WHITE, SPICE MARKET WITH WHITE
  • OUTER MATERIAL: SUEDE/LEATHER AND MESH
  • SOLE: SYNTHETIC/ CARBON RUBBER OUT SOLE
  • ALSO:   EVA ENCAP HEEL CUSHION, DIE CUT EVA FOAM BED
  • WATERPROOF: NO
  • FIT AS EXPECTED:   74%
  • PRICE GUIDE:   $69.95-$105.15 APPROX
  • OUR RATING:     4.1 STARS OUT OF FIVE

First Impressions

The first impression of the Classic 574 Running Shoe by New Balance is that these are built for running, and a timeless classic in more ways than one. read more

New Balance Men’s 481v2 Trail Running Shoe Review

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  • MANUFACTURER:NEW BALANCE
  • MODEL NO:  481v2
  • SIZES:   7-15 VARIOUS WIDTHS
  • HALF SIZES: AVAILABLE
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT:    2.2 POUNDS
  • WEIGHT:  12.6 OUNCES
  • COLORS: BLACK/ SILVER, BLACK/ORANGE
  • OUTER MATERIAL:  75% SYNTHETIC/25% MESH
  • SOLE: RUBBER
  • ALSO:   INJECTION MOLDED EVA MIDSOLE, EVA FOOTBED, AT TREAD, NON-MARKING OUTSOLE,
  • WATERPROOF: NO
  • FIT AS EXPECTED:  83%
  • PRICE GUIDE:   $64.95 APPROX
  • OUR RATING:   4.4 OUT OF FIVE STARS

THE FIRST IMPRESSIONS

The first impressions of the New Balance 481v2 Trail Shoe is that they look solid. Really solid. read more

New Balance Men's 690v2

New Balance Men’s 690v2 Trail Running Shoe Review

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  • MANUFACTURER: NEW BALANCE
  • MODEL NO: 690v2
  • SIZES: 7-14 D AND 4E
  • HALF SIZES: AVAILABLE
  • WEIGHT: 10.3 OUNCES
  • COLORS: BLACK/GREY, GUNMETAL WITH BLACK AND PLASMA (GREY/BLACK), PIGMENT WITH STEEL AND MARINE BLUE (BLUE, BLACK), ATOMIC WITH BLACK AND GUNMETAL (RED/BLACK), FIREFLY WITH THUNDER AND STEEL (YELLOW)
  • OUTER MATERIAL: SYNTHETIC MESH
  • SOLE: RUBBER
  • ALSO: INJECTION MOLDED EVA MIDSOLE, GLOW IN THE DARK RUBBER AND REFLECTIVE DETAILS, TOE PROTECTOR
  • WATERPROOF: NO
  • FIT AS EXPECTED:  82%
  • PRICE GUIDE: $44.65-$94.99 APPROX
  • OUR RATING:  4.4 OUT OF FIVE STARS

THE FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Not all running shoes are the same. And they’re not all meant to be either. read more