The New Balance RC 1600 is a simple and light shoe that’s seen some trail use; with better foam and a little more rubber, it would be higher on the list. 190 g in M13.
-Honorable Mention: New Balance 1600 – While I’m not a fan of New Balance’s REVlite midsole foam, mainly [url=http://www.hijosdelvacio.es/Nike-Roshe-Run-Mujer-c-1_56.html]Nike Roshe Run Mujer[/url] because it is not very resilient (i.e. good energy return) or durable, the 1600 is light and low enough (and on my favorite New Balance [url=http://www.dannywinstanley.co.uk/]www.dannywinstanley.co.uk[/url] last – NBJ) that it doesn’t matter. While I wouldn’t run a marathon in these, they definitely feel very nice and light for most everything else, and even have the ability to handle a little trail running with a good chunk of rubber in the forefoot.adidas adios Boost – The Boost midsole material has impressed me thus far; additionally, I prefer the [url=http://www.paardreizen.nl/Nike-Internationalist-Dames-c-88_89.html]Nike Internationalist Dames[/url] more non-traditional upper on the adios Boost 1 than the Boost 2 (the latter is also a bit snugger in the forefoot and has stitched overlays). 285 g M13.
adidas adizero adios Boost – I stayed away from the adidas adios for awhile because of the 10mm heel to toe offset. I dabbled with the adios 2 (non-boost version) awhile ago, and while it was responsive, I found the fit to be slightly uncomfortable and the shoe to be pretty stiff overall unless running at tempo or faster pace. The [url=http://www.paardreizen.nl/Nike-Air-Max-90-Dames-c-22_23.html]Nike Air Max 90 Dames[/url] adios Boost really changes this with a wider fit, lower stack height, and slightly softer (but still responsive) Boost midsole that gives them better flexibility. The result is a shoe that runs as fast as it does long, has great grip, and holds up well. My feet feel good in it for long miles, but when I want to push the pace the shoe responds. [url=http://www.joomlas.co.uk/]www.joomlas.co.uk[/url] It is probably be the best all around road shoe I’ve ever run in. If they ever make this 6mm drop or lower it would likely be the only road shoe I’d use for everything except track workouts and 5k/10k races. As it is, I’m not entirely comfortable doing the bulk of my road volume in a 10mm offset at this point so I mix in the shoes below.No frills, durable and racing flat geometry are the highlights for the inov-8 Road-X 233. 280 g M13.
inov-8 Road-X 233 – This shoe has been [url=http://www.paardreizen.nl/Nike-Air-Max-90-Dames-Roze-c-22_26.html]Nike Air Max 90 Dames Roze[/url] discontinued for at least a year now (although you can still find the last colorway available here and there), but has been a staple road shoe of mine for the last 4 years. Although it has some shortcomings (mainly a slight lack of enough responsive cushion, they are slightly heavy, and the upper needs a few tweaks in the overlays), the level of protection [url=http://www.dannywinstanley.co.uk/adidas-superstar-c-7/adidas-superstar-mens-c-7_8/]Adidas Superstar Mens[/url] and durability inov-8 achieved with the shoe is very far above any other shoe I’ve tried that is as minimal as this shoe is. It has the 1st gen dynamic fascia band, which, although stiffer than the gen 2 which is in the Tri-X-Treme, gives good pop to the shoe and gives it quite a bit of structure for shoe that is built on a racing flat geometry. Love it for the racing flat feel with loads of durability; basically the best option I’ve found if you want to run the bulk of your [url=http://www.hijosdelvacio.es/Nike-Air-Huarache-Mujer-c-1_3.html]Nike Air Huarache Mujer[/url] miles in a racing flat, but don’t want to buy a new shoe every month or so :).
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