Tag: Outdoor Retailer 2011


Saucony’s Minimalist Movement: the Kinvara 2, ProGrid Mirage and Hattori [VIDEO]

Saucony gets minimal with their 2012 collection by completely dropping the 12mm offset and focusing on the advantages of 8mm and below. We take a look at the trend’s evolution through the brand, and see what’s in store for the coming year.

Spring Preview: The North Face Single-Track Hayasa Trail Runner

The North Face continues following the minimalism trend with their latest Single-Track Hayasa Trail Runner. The retailer gave us a sneak peek at the shoes, due out in Spring 2012.

Spring Preview: Brooks Adrenaline GTS 12

Brooks gives us a sneak peek of the Adrenaline GTS 12 at Outdoor Retailer 2011. Check out what updates are in store for the top-selling stability shoe.

Spring Preview: NB Minimus Zero + MT110

Following the minimalist trend, New Balance trail runners are setting out to be lighter and lower than ever. Take a closer look at two new styles including the New Balance MT110 and NB Minimus Zero due out in spring 2012.

Barefoot Running with Merrell [VIDEO]

As the barefoot trend grows, so does the offering of barely-there footwear. Outdoor company Merrell recently launched a line of barefoot running shoes, and it plans to expand with more styles this spring.

The Lowdown on Saucony’s Spring Line [VIDEO]

Saucony moves closer to the ground this spring. Inspired by the barefoot movement, the running shoe maker is updating its flagship styles for efficiency. See behind the scenes footage from Outdoor Retailer – Summer Market 2011.

Brooks Pure Project Preview [VIDEO]

Brooks is preparing to dive into the minimalism movement with its new Pure barefoot line. Just how deep will they go? We preview the running shoe specialists’ spring line and tell you what to expect.

OR Show 2011: New Trail Runners from Salomon [VIDEO]

Runner’s World recently named Salomon’s XR Crossmax the best debut trail shoe for 2011. Discussing this exciting award, Jeff from Salomon also shared what style to look for in 2012 and other cool info. Check out the video for the full story.

OR Show 2011: New Balance Spring Preview [VIDEO]

New Balance gears up to go lighter and brighter this spring. We stopped by New Balance’s booth at Outdoor Retailer – Summer Market 2011 to glean more details on style updates and fun new colors.