Each year around this time I put up a post containing a collection of Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale links. Basically what I do is spend several hours scouring the web for running-related holiday [url=http://www.dannywinstanley.co.uk/adidas-zx-850-c-24/adidas-zx-850-womens-c-24_26/]Adidas ZX 850 Womens[/url] sales, and aggregate them all into a single post – kind of a one-stop shop for runners looking for discounted shoes and gear. The post is typically very popular, and it benefits me in that I earn a small commission from affiliate referral sales at many of the online [url=http://www.hijosdelvacio.es/Nike-Air-Max-90-Hombre-c-1_17.html]Nike Air Max 90 Hombre[/url] retailers listed below. You save money, and I get a kickback for alerting you to the sale – it’s a nice win-win, and it helps me to be able to keep doing what I do here on Runblogger.
What follows is a list of deals that I was able to come up with. If you know of any others that I missed, feel free to share links in the comments, we can all benefit! Some are not active until Cyber Monday, and dates are noted where necessary.
In addition to online shopping, I would also encourage you to consider checking out your local running specialty store on Small Business Saturday! I’m [url=http://www.joomlas.co.uk/]www.joomlas.co.uk[/url] sure many will have sales.It hasn’t been that long since I first wrote about the original Nike Zoom Terra Kiger in my June review. I was pleasantly surprised by the shoe and found it very nice for smoother trails, and even mixed runs as the shoe ran quite [url=http://www.paardreizen.nl/Nike-Air-Odyssey-Dames-c-55_56.html]Nike Air Odyssey Dames[/url] well on pavement.
Only a short while after my review I started to see rumors that a version 2 of the Kiger was already on its way. Although I’m sure nobody from Nike read my review, it seemed they had read my mind based on what I was hearing regarding updates in version 2. Firmer midsole, more secure upper, better heel stability. Given that these were all things I had pointed out as needing improvement in the first version, I was eager to give the v2 a spin.The Kiger 2 upper and fit is at the top of its class – in my opinion, it’s one of the best uppers on the market today. It provides [url=http://www.dannywinstanley.co.uk/adidas-stan-smith-c-4/adidas-stan-smith-womens-c-4_6/]Adidas Stan Smith Womens[/url] one of the best, most secure, yet not confining fits that I’ve tried. They are just super comfortable and yet very secure at the same time. I wish they would put the engineered mesh style upper on more of their shoes. It is extremely durable and yet very light and simple. On the Kiger 2 there are fewer gaps in the the mesh which makes it more durable, and there is less give in the upper than the Kiger
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Nike used their regrind material as overlays mainly in the heel area to increase structure. It works well. The Kiger 2 feels much more secure laterally in the upper, and many of the problems I had with the heel being unstable in the Kiger 1 are remedied [url=http://www.joomlas.co.uk/nike-air-max-95-c-21/nike-air-max-95-womens-c-21_23/]Nike Air Max 95 Womens[/url] because of this (and changes to the midsole which I will get to below).
Bottom line, the Kiger 2 represents some of the best upper design I’ve seen yet in a shoe, and I’ve tried a lot of shoes. The Kiger 2 is at the top of my list.
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