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Vibrams 2011 Models… Really?

Jul 22, 2010 | 19 Comments

Back in the day, I loved Vibram’s Five Fingers shoes for their simplicity.  The design looked peculiar, but the shoes served the purpose.  My circa 2007 black KSOs are still my favorite minimalist shoes I own. 

Those second generation of Five Fingers shoes (the Sprints, KSOs, and Flows) were tremendous from a functional standpoint.  Okay, the Flows sucked.  The other two were great, though.

The next generation was hit-or-miss.  I love Treks, though I still haven’t purchased a pair.  The Performa Read More...


Vibram Five Fingers KSO review

Feb 27, 2010 | 14 Comments

Vibrams’s Five Fingers KSO is the current gold-standard by which all other minimalist shoes are measured. I have used this shoe extensively for about three years in many different conditions. It is my default gym shoe, my winter running shoe, my asphalt-too-hot-for-barefoot shoe, and the shoe I wore to finish my first 100 mile race in September of 2009. This model has served me well and is still my preferred minimalist shoe, but does suffer from some Read More...


Vibrams versus barefoot….

Sep 4, 2009 | No Comments

First, I have to say I am a huge fan of Vibram Five Fingers shoes. I believe they are an excellent product! I personally own two pair of KSOs and plan on buying the new Treks when they become available. I highly recommend the shoe to anyone interested in going the minimalist route.

Having said that, I do believe there is a time and a place for ANY minimalist shoe. If you are interested in learning to Read More...