Brandon is a South African who lives and trains in Malaysia. He is a marathon runner who eats, sleeps and dreams running shoes. While most people wear shoes to run, he runs to wear shoes.

HOKA Cielo X1 Review

The Hoka Cielo X1 is a heavy racer which feels more like a long run trainer. It has incredibly deep, soft cushioning and a high toe-spring but its flexible ... (Read more)


Nike Alphafly 3 Review

The Nike Alphafly 3 is a superb top-tier racer and the best Alphafly version to date but it’s not deserving of its megahype or its $285 price. While ... (Read more)


Brooks Glycerin 21 Review

The Brooks Glycerin 21 is a good max-cushioned trainer with a supportive, deeply cushioned ride that's best suited to slow running. It doesn't have a ... (Read more)


ASICS Novablast 4 Review

The ASICS Novablast 4 is a firm-riding daily trainer which is more suited to faster-paced runs than relaxed runs. It doesn’t quite have the same fun, ... (Read more)


ON Cloudeclipse Review

The On Cloudeclipse is a good maximalist trainer which offers a very high level of protection from the ground. It has a firmer ride than most ... (Read more)


Saucony Ride 17 Review

The Saucony Ride 17 is a superb neutral daily trainer which excels in versatility. While it still doesn’t have much flair, it has excellent stability ... (Read more)


Nike Vomero 17 Review

The Nike Vomero 17 is a good, premium trainer that delivers a cushioned, stable ride. It has a balanced ride suitable for most types of runs. While it ... (Read more)


Brooks Ghost Max Review

The Brooks Ghost Max is a good, text book daily trainer which can perform a variety of runs well. It has a balanced ride with good stability and a ... (Read more)

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