Platteklip: Doing It Barefoot

Ryan Scott braves Platteklip Gorge… barefoot.

18 Jan 2012 / 0 comments.

Shoe Review: Hi-Tec V-Lite Infinity

Hi-Tec sells a significant number of shoes in the South African running market, and although their hiking and walking shoes are tops, we’ve never been overly impressed with their running models. But just as Puma have upped the game in their running shoe range, so have Hi-Tec.

3 Nov 2011 / 0 comments.

Gear Review: Sigma Running Watch

The new Sigma running watch looks great and does some of the basic functions well. But is it a true distance-measuring device?

2 Nov 2011 / 1 comment.

Nike Free Run+ 2

Nike brought out the first Free in 2004, marketing it as a running shoe. The focus has shifted, and now the Free is being touted as a shoe for all sportspeople, as it complements the strengthening of the feet and body, making it beneficial for most sports.

2 Nov 2011 / 0 comments.

Terra Plana VIVOBAREFOOT Running Shoe Review

Minimalist running hits the trails as Runner’s World gear editor Ryan Scott takes the Terra Plana Vivo for a spin up Table Mountain.

18 Jul 2011 / 3 comments.

Ryans Squared Run – 27 February

Trail run through Constantia with Ryan Sandes.

28 Feb 2011 / 0 comments.

Xterra Warrior

Xterra triathlon took place the last weekend of February. Runner’s World gear editor tested some new equipment, blistered his feet a won a case of beer.

28 Feb 2011 / 0 comments.

The First Sighting of Salomon XR Crossmax 1 For Road And Trail

The first sighting of Salomon’s tentative steps into some form of road running were taken last year in their testing week in the South of France.

17 Feb 2011 / 2 comments.

The Minimalist Test

It’s coming along. ‘Along’ in this case means along a grassy section of promenade in the Vibram 5 Fingers, up a steep as can be mountain ascent with the Nike Zoom Waffle 7’s, cruising a fast flat stretch of road in the Nike Zoom Streak 3, becoming a human Guinea Pig at the Sports Science […]

10 Feb 2011 / 0 comments.

Guinea Pigging at Sports Science

I was asked to pop along to the Sports Science Institute to have some ‘stuff done to me’. Ok so I am always curious to see what these lab dudes are up to and know they have some incredible toys to play with, so I agreed to head out to get involved in the testing on Friday afternoon.

31 Jan 2011 / 0 comments.