Category Archives: Equipment

My Current Stable of Running Shoes

RunningWarehouse had a sale recently and I took advantage of it to pick up some new shoes at a good price. Two are options I am considering for American Zofingen: Mizuno Wave Kizuna Spikes, and New Balance MT00 Minimus Trail … Continue reading

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New Balance Minimus MR00SB and Asics Piranha 4

Got some new shoes for a change. I’ll try these tomorrow. They aren’t the lightest shoes I have, by a long shot, but still qualify as a light weight flat at 13.3 ounces for my size 11. As a comparison, … Continue reading

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My Garmin 305 is Back

I mentioned some time back that my Garmin Forerunner 305 had died after many years of faithful service. The 305 is a great tool with an intuitive interface and all the functions a runner or triathlete could want. The fact … Continue reading

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The Serotta CXII mostly ready for American Zofingen

The Serotta CXII mostly ready for American Zofingen with the newly glued up Hed Stinger 9s, although the bike still needs a good cleaning. Yesterday was my first ride on the Stingers.  I took them on the hilliest route we … Continue reading

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First review of the DeSoto Forza ITU Trisuit

On Friday I received the DeSoto Forza ITU Trisuit I ordered.  I’ve been a DeSoto fan for quite a few years now and own two T1 First Wave wetsuits and two pair of Forza tri shorts.  The quality of these … Continue reading

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Novara Commuter Backpack: first review

A few weeks ago I picked up a Novara Commuter Backpack to replace the 20+ year old backpack that I had been using.  I now need to commute with a laptop and my old pack wasn’t up to the task. … Continue reading

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Christmas & Sick

I never planned to get out on Christmas, but had hoped for a run the day after.  Unfortunately, events combined with an oncoming cold to prevent a run today.  I’m off from work this week, so I’ll sleep in tomorrow … Continue reading

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1 hour easy spin

This morning, I loaded my wife’s snow tires in her car, and then placed a Hed Stinger 9 wheel in my car…quite the contrast. The unfortunate situation with the Stinger is that I bought it used, received it yesterday, but … Continue reading

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