EDIT: Asolo Fulcrum hiking shoe - Edwin Morse
- EDIT: Asolo Fulcrum hiking shoe - Edwin Morse
Getting on track. I have some small edits for you to fix, as detailed below.
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> Asolo FULCRUM hiking shoesEDIT: we would name and date under the heading please, and date with the month spelt out. The different date formats
around the world can be confusing.
> Backpacking background:EDIT: down to 103 words! Can you prune just a few more off please. Yeah, a hard world.
> delivered weight: 459 g (16.2 oz), « pair size 10Edit: prettier with a capital - Delivered
> According to the website description:EDIT: we don't mind quoting the manufacturer's description where it is technical and adds value, but where it is mainly
> "Balance and flexibility. True multi-purpose shoes.
marketing spin we don't accept it. In this case it is at least half spin. Could you just include the technical
descriptions; the reader can get any amount of spin from the web site.
EDIT: we need a bit more description in your words as well. At present I have no mental image of what these boots look
like. Pictures will help enormously, and we strongly encourage the use of a couple as well.
> Again, according to the website, the Fulcrum model is :Comment: the description here is technical, but far too brief. I have no mental image yet.
> Sole Asolo/Vibram Olympus (rubber-Eva)EDIT: that should be EVA in caps.
> Fit MMEDIT: what does this mean? I honestly don't know, so the reader won't either.
> Weight gr. 445 (1/2 pair, size 8)EDIT: you need the imperial value here, and also you need to clarify the '1/2 pair' bit. Does this mean half a pair - a
> I bought the shoes a half size largerComment: SMART! Very smart.
> than the outfitter recommended.
> I am looking for comparisons and differences with both myComment: aha! A Gear Tester! Welcome!
> heavy hiking boots and my trail runners.
> The Asolo Fulcrums have a stiffer sole than any trail runners I'veComment: we avoid shoot-out comparisons. However, in this case I will accept the comparison as it is more for
> used. They appear to be narrower than the Brooks trail runners.
> Actually the sole is 0.9 inch (2.29 cm) narrower when measured at
> the widest part. The Fulcrum at 459 g (16.2 oz) is slightly heavier
> than the Brooks trail runners at 448 g (15.8 oz).
information than competition.
EDIT: we also need some discussion of what wear is visible and how you have been maintaining them (wax, boot polish,
> The Asolo Fulcrum is a solid, low cut hiking shoe. It will do wellComment: verging on 'projecting' into the future, which we avoid doing. However, this is a comment only.
> for any day hiking I will do in Michigan. I still have not decided
> if I will use them for backpacking.