22 Jun '16, 6pm

@davidhenry114 reviews the @topoathletic MT-2 and Hydroventure:

@davidhenry114 reviews the @topoathletic MT-2 and Hydroventure:

While the uppers are much improved in these shoes over previous Topo models, the midsoles improved even more. The Runventure and original MT both felt dead to me. While the midsole was there and protected your foot a little, it added no life or “feel” to the shoe. I’m happy to report that the MT-2 and Hydroventure midsole (same mold/shape and I believe firmness) is not only a little more protective, but also much more responsive and lively. I ran a few different runs in the MT-2 that included some tempo work, with even one interval on pavement, and the shoe really didn’t even feel like a Topo to me. I would have been very uncomfortable running that same run in the Runventure, and yet the MT-2 was not only enjoyable, but worked as good as many road shoes would, and much better than tons of trail shoes. They have a very versatile ride that handles smooth/hard terrain, but al...

Full article: http://runblogger.com/2016/06/topo-mt-2-and-hydroventure-...

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