Gear & Gear Reviews

Find my reviews of gear for running and gear for your gear. I'll post about great deals and sales, plus reviews of clothing, shoes, and running accessories. Look for my budget-minded runner gear finds and more.

Last Chance Sale at Oofos.com

Save 10% on shoes and sandals at Oofos.com. You can apply the discount on sale items: Last Chance Sale at Oofos.com. I've been wearing Oofos sandals and shoes for a couple of years now. They help with run recovery and offer my weak Achilles...

Revisiting Odor Absorbing Charcoal Bags for Shoes: Quarantine Tip

Last year I reviewed these odor absorbing charcoal bags for shoes. I have since ordered more and basically have a set of these inside every pair of shoes I own. They do a great job of keeping my sweaty running shoes stink-free. I wanted...

Can You Wash a Sparkle Athletic Headsweats Visor in the Dishwasher?

I recently purchased some slightly used Sparkle Athletic Headsweats visors from Poshmark. Poshmark is an online marketplace where users can buy and sell new and used goods, mostly clothing.  I received the visors and they were as advertised, with a few sparkles missing and lightly soiled. So...

Budget Runner: Replacement Garmin 235 Cable

One of our cats has the occasional bad habit of chewing on wires. While William has mostly outgrown this, we like to have backups of important cables on hand just in case he decides to be naughty. Garmin brand replacement charging clips can be...

Budget Runner: Cooling Wristbands

I sweat a lot when I run. I often use traditional terry cloth wrist bands to help mop sweat off of my face. I decided to try out some cheap cooling wristbands I found for sale on AliExpress, a Chinese online retail service known for selling...

Budget Runner: Replacement Garmin Watch Band

I love my Garmin 235 running watch. I've been using it for all of my runs since December 2016. I've got a simple black one. I decided to try out a replacement Garmin wrist band from AliExpress, a Chinese online retail service known...