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REVIEW: Nike Vapor Street

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Disclaimer: I currently own three pairs of Vapor Street, all of them purchased at full retail. The opinions herein are my own.
The Nike Vapor Street is Nike’s attempt at a casual lifestyle version of the very exclusive unicorn that is the Nike Zoom Vaporfly Elite. Many in the running community saw it as lifestyle shoe, and hoped (myself included) that interest in the Vapor Street would draw sneakerheads’ attentions away from the Vaporfly 4% and allow real runners to finally get their hands on some 4% magic. The reality is that the 4% is still incredibly hard to come back, and is still being sold at ridiculous prices on the resale market, while the Vapor Street sits on shelves in the likes of Dover Street Market and End Clothing, amid a lukewarm response from shoe collectors.
I saw the Vapor Street for what it really is- a cheaper trainer version of the Vaporfly Elite. Where else can you get your hands on that incredible anatomical fit knit upper that only the Vaporfly Elite has? As it…

REVIEW: Salming Enroute

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I was recently very pleased to find out that we finally have a distributor for Salming running shoes in Singapore. I currently own two other pairs of Salming shoes, the Distance 2, and Distance 5, and had to get both of those overseas as they were not available locally.
The Salming Enroute is not a new release. It's been around for about a year already, but I never got round to trying it because it's quite expensive to import from overseas. A little background for people who are not familiar with the Salming brand. First, it's a Swedish brand. They have been around for a while but they started out in racket sports making Squash shoes, and only moved seriously into the running shoe market in the past couple of years. 
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The Salming Rule of 5In our holistic view on running – Full Body Running with its hub and five spokes is the foundation when we build running shoes. The design and construction of our shoes can be derived from the natural running techni…