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The 2011 Vibram Five Fingers Komodo Sport, Bikila LS (Laces!), and Jaya

Vibram Five Fingers 2011 Exclusive First look at each model with original, close-up photos, discussion and more!

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Close Up Review: Vibram Five Fingers Trek Sport

Why Trek Sports?Being the new kid (geriatric new kid, that is!) on the Birthday Shoes block, I only own two pair of Vibram Five Fingers, the Classics and Bikilas. My Classics don’t get a lot of wear except as an occasional flip flop alternative (Just…

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Women’s Vibram Five Fingers Bikila Review

Guest Post by LindseyAdding Bikilas to the CollectionThe Bikila has already gotten a fair amount of attention from Birthday Shoes, but when asked to give a woman’s perspective on this new model, I was happy to oblige. I am by no means an experience…

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New Balance Minimus “Barefoot Shoe” line slated for Spring 2011

New Balance recently reached out to the minimalist running blogging community with news of their upcoming, Spring 2011 new shoe line called the New Balance Minimus by way of sending off some macro photos of a pair of Minimus shoes. New Balance reached o…

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Women’s Vibram Five Fingers KSO Review

Review of Women’s FiveFingers KSOsI never thought I would own a pair of KSOs. I started out with the Sprints, planned to get a pair of Treks eventually, and contemplated the Classic for dressier use. The KSOs struck me as redundant and I worried abou…

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Mizuno Wave Universe 3 Racing Flats Initial Review

Guest Post by LindseyRacing Flats as a Minimalist AlternativeI’m no marathoner (far from it!), but lately I’ve been looking for the best alternative to VFFs. I’ve been running in VFFs for several months now, and throw in a little barefoot running…

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“Merrell Barefoot” Shoes partner with Vibram, slated for Spring 2011

…and a special message from Vibram Five Fingers to counterfeiters!First the “select footwear” partnership with Merrell …Vibram has partnered with Merrell to launch “Merrell Barefoot,” a collection of “six minimalist styles for men and women”…

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The New Fall 2010 Vibram Five Fingers Models and Colors – KSO Remix, Smartwool Classics, More!

BirthdayShoes.com is pleased to introduce a TheShoeMart.com as new site sponsor and simultaneously give you a preview of the new Vibram Five Fingers 2010 fall line-up which will soon be available there. You can be confident you are getting the real thing…

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Vibram Five Fingers Smackdown, Classics vs. Bikilas [Review]

Tripp, from Austin, was previously seen here on BirthdayShoes when he first got his Vibram Five Fingers Classics, then later when he ran a 5k in them. Recently, Tripp purchased a pair of Bikilas from City Sports and sent us a nice comparison to his…

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Review of Zensah Compression Leg Sleeves (For faster Post-Running Calf Recovery)

http://bit.ly/9tvZJgI got my first pair of VFFs more than a year ago and have been using them for triathlons, hiking and running. I started with Sprints and quickly added a pair of Flows and now I am training for Ironman Florida this November in a pair of…