Vibram FiveFingers Bikila EVO Review

Vibram FiveFingers Bikila EVO Review
The original Vibram FiveFingers Bikila model was released in the Spring of 2010 in conjunction with the Boston Marathon, and has long been the workhorse of Vibram?s running stable. The Bikila LS was introduced a year later and was among the first mode… more »

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New Balance HI-REZ Minimus Review

New Balance HI-REZ Minimus Review
In practice, the ground feel of the Hi-rez is absolutely tremendous. Surprisingly you can?t really feel the individual hexagons underfoot, but rather it feels like one uniform sole. In a side by side comparison with the Vibram El-X, running on a varied terrain of asphalt, grass, and dirt, there was virtually no noticeable different in ground transmission. It?s really just amazing what New Balance has been able to pull off in this regard. more »

Review New Balance Minimus 10v2 Trail and Road

Above are the New Balance Minimus 10v2 Trail (left) and 10v2 (right)
Above are the New Balance Minimus 10v2 Trail (left) and 10v2 (right)
If you?re like me, then it?s time to replace those original Minimus Trails that you picked up back in 2011 just a few weeks after they were widely released. Luckily, New Balance has come through with a reboot and update of the Minimus 10 in both the Ro… more »

EL-X FiveFingers ? Running Review

EL-X FiveFingers ? Running Review
When Vibram discontinued the original FiveFingers ?Classic? last year, they rebooted the series with a completely redesigned model called the EL-X that has only been out for a few weeks. This is one of the most minimalist outdoor FiveFingers to date.… more »

Tune Footwear Penny Loafer Review

Tune Footwear Penny Loafer Review
Before I even I started writing for BirthdayShoes, I?d been searching for a pair of minimalist dress shoes to wear for work. I?ve had a couple good options from VivoBarefoot that I can wear on casual Fridays, but I?ve been waiting for someone to come a… more »