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Pearl Izumi Project E:Motion Road N2

posted by gumptiongear October 3, 2013 0 comments

Pearl Izumi Project E:Motion Road N2

It’s an exciting and rewarding time to be a runner.  The market continues to see new and innovative designs that work in harmony with a runner’s biomechanics for improved running efficiency and decreased anatomical stress.   Redesigning their popular brand of running shoes to offer a greater level of running efficiency, Pearl Izumi’s new E:Motion line of road and trail shoes provide the next evolutionary step in the design of natural-minded running shoes.

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Review: Suunto Ambit HR Altimeter Watch

posted by gumptiongear June 3, 2013 0 comments

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Suunto engineers outfitted the Ambit HR Altimeter Watch with an array of easy-to-operate features and technology, and seamlessly merged them all into an intuitively designed tool that is ready to track, monitor and report every one of your high octane adventures.  Having set a new standard for what outdoor athletes can, and should expect from a GPS/orienteering tool, the Suunto Ambit isn’t just a GPS watch, it’s a lifestyle.

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OOFOS: Comfort and Recovery

posted by gumptiongear April 2, 2013 0 comments

Keeping the body in optimum condition both before and after a workout is critical to pushing farther and faster, and that means making a conscious effort to make take recovery more seriously.  While it’s true that advances in design and technology have made your hiking and ski boots, climbing and running shoes more comfortable, at the end of the day they are built for performance, not comfort.  After pouring every ounce of yourself into a training session or race, what you need is footwear that will help rest your beat up feet and recover right up until the next go around.  OOFOS footwear is designed to provide instant comfort and support to help reduce fatigue, restore vigor and speed along your recovery.

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Helly Hansen Speed Jacket

posted by gumptiongear January 28, 2013 0 comments

 

 

Helly Hansen - Speed Jacket

“Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.” John Ruskin

Your mind may be willing to endure the climate, but your body may need a little help. When the elements conspire to keep you indoors, you need a running jacket ready and willing to serve as your armor.  The Speed Jacket from Helly Hansen is ready to take on the weather and help you chart a course to your destination.

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CamelBak Arc™ Run Belt: Recharge without losing stride

posted by gumptiongear January 17, 2013 0 comments

 

Through a process of trial and error, many of us have discovered that not all hydration products are equal in fit, form or performance. Some hinder our running style, others make accessing water bottles difficult, while others simply prove to be too bulky and uncomfortable over the course of longer runs.

For runners seeking a smaller, lighter, more minimalist styled hydration option, CamelBak® designed the  Arc™ Run Belt to serve as your new running sidekick.
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Zensah Compression Socks

posted by gumptiongear December 11, 2012 0 comments

 

When performance matters, you need to get everything right, right down to your socks. Made with seamless technology and designed to serve as a second-skin, Zensah compression socks are designed to help improve performance, increase recovery time and reduce fatigue. Through a graduated compression design that increases blood flow and reduces muscle vibration, Zensah knee-high compression socks are ready to perform under pressure without losing sight of comfort and mobility.

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Hydrapak E-Lite Hydration Vest

posted by gumptiongear December 6, 2012 0 comments

 

My dear old hydration pack, it’s time to be honest. We’ve logged thousands of miles together, seen dreary sunrises and stunning sunsets. Together we have slogged through deep mud and baked under the blazing sun.  There have been good times and bad, but now the time has come to start anew.  It’s not me, it’s you. Over the years, you’ve taken up too much space, your jostling and pronounced bouncing has put too much stress on my back and has taken its toll on my running form.

Did I mention that I’ve found someone new?  Yes, I’m not ashamed to admit that there’s a Hydrapak in my life now.  At the end of the day, I expect a lot in a relationship and the E-Lite vest is ready to meet those needs.  And in all fairness  my dear old pack, you simply can’t compete with the lightweight, sleek minimalist design of the E-Lite Vest.  You’ve been good, but the Hydrapak E-Lite Vest is better.

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Review: Saucony Kinvara 3

posted by gumptiongear November 29, 2012 0 comments

 

The third generation of Saucony’s most popular minimalist option, the ProGrid™ Kinvara 3 Running Shoe continues Saucony’s efforts at getting you back to the purity of running naturally through modern design.  Boasting an innovative new upper, an enhanced fit and redesigned outsole, the Kinvara 3 offers a responsive ride that’s light on weight and heavy on comfort.  Simply put, your favorite mileage sidekick is ready to help you find your strong.

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The ashemi 2-in-1 Running Short

posted by gumptiongear October 25, 2012 1 Comment

“Quality is not an act, it is a habit.” – Aristotle

ashmei, a UK-based company unafraid of challenging conventional thinking, has one overriding purpose: Create the worlds best running apparel.

It’s one thing to set the lofty goal of producing the world’s finest performance running apparel.  It’s quite another to surpass that bar with each new product. With the introduction of their new 2-in-1 running short, ashmei not only demonstrates that they are making a habit out of quality, but they may have crafted the best running shorts on the market in the process.
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Hydration in the Palm of Your Hand, The Salomon Sense Hydro S-Lab Set

posted by gumptiongear October 16, 2012 0 comments

“Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex… It takes a touch of genius — and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.”  ― E.F. Schumacher

Through a process of trial and error, most runners have discovered that existing hand-held hydration “solutions” on the market either hinder your running style, leave water inaccessible while running, or simply prove to be too bulky and uncomfortable on longer runs.   These realities were not lost on the minds at Salomon Running.  Following their tradition of technological advancement and innovation, Salomon’s new hydration solution, the Sense Hydro S-Lab Set, literally puts hydration in the palm of your hand.
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