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1569 Shoe

rated 5 of 5 stars Got them for the Camino De Santiago Greatest thing I've ever done for my feet! Full review

Performance Underwear 9 Inch Inseam Boxer Brief

rated 5 of 5 stars Long inseam briefs have made a huge difference for me in stopping inner leg chaffing, in rough terrain requiring leg lifting and plunging over obstacles. Half (or less) the cost of equivalent Under Armour and ExOfficio options, and highly durable, these have become my standard "go-to" gear. Ever have a hike, with unexpectedly rough terrain that resulted in chaffing in the upper, inner thigh area? Unfortunately I have experienced this once to the degree that bandages were needed for a week afterwards. Full review


rated 3 of 5 stars Great tread, smaller than usual fit, started falling apart after four days. The 810 trail runner is a good shoe, except for a couple things. First of all, I felt it ran a little small, maybe a half size or more. The back of the foot seems to fit right, but the toe box seems significantly smaller than my other New Balance shoes. I normally wear two pairs of socks, but couldn't do it with these shoes, the toes were just too tight. Second, and most importantly, the right shoe started to come apart… Full review


rated 4 of 5 stars Хорошая обувь, очень качественная. Немного тяжеловата, но это не проблема. (Translation from Russian: Good shoes, very high quality. Bit heavy, but it's not a problem.) Сейчас эта обувь очень дорогая, а качество желает быть лучше. (Now these shoes are very expensive, and wants to be better quality.) Full review

1569 Shoe

rated 5 of 5 stars The New Balance 1569 is a midweight hiking boot designed to take on rugged terrain. A well-made, solid shoe, it comes in wide widths, runs small. I purchased the New Balance 1569 (“Mens Walking” MW1569BR) at the first of the year. I was looking for some hiking boots that were more than just ‘sneakers with off-road tread’ and less than ‘serious’ backpacking boots. I wanted something I could comfortably wear on the hiking I do in the local mountains, but versatile enough that I could wear… Full review

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New Balance Coverage in the Trailspace Blog

New Barefoot and Minimalist Trail Footwear
Barefoot and minimal footwear is growing in popularity, including among the outdoor set. Whether you’re interested in going all in (barefoot) or want to ease into the idea (minimalist or lightweight), here are the latest trail offerings for 2011. Read more
March 16, 2011

Footwear has to fit the terrain as well as your feet
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July 1, 2010


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