Saturday, October 9, 2010

How To Design a Trail-Running Shoe

Tony Krupicka's ideas on how to make a good shoe.

"In thinking about the design of this sort of trail running shoe, I start with two central, unassailable guiding principles:

1. The purpose of a trail running shoe is ultimately to improve one’s footing

2. The concept of Occam’s razor: The simplest solution is usually the best.

My biggest issues with the MT100/101 revolves around the midsole...

UPDATE: In light of this post, I think NB's working on a new trail running shoe, beyond the 101 and Minimus.