Rated1out of5byMovingtargetfromDownright painfulWearing these shoes was painful, in several ways. Simply walking in them caused sharp pain in my knees like I've never felt before. They pinched my feet something fierce, making my toes fall asleep. I've worn keens and I've worn other minimalist type shoes, and these were just downright awful, and I usually try to find the good points in all the products I buy.
Date published: 2013-07-23
Rated4out of5byWanderluskfromNot for everyone, but I like themI bought these shoes about three months ago. I fell in love with them on the first test-walk around the store, and after three months I still think they're great. I wear them all the time, every day, to work, for walks, and out dancing. I like how I can move my toes around, they're so light-weight and flexible. (Others will note that a flexible shoe doesn't offer much support, and minimalist shoes aren't for everyone.) They have so little cushion that I feel the ground with my feet, which I like though it took a little getting used to, being my first pair of "minimalist" shoes. Six miles of walking seems my be my comfort limit so far, which I think is fine. The only problem I've had was right after I got them - they would squeak when I walked. I noticed that the squeak was caused by the laces rubbing, so I stopped tying them so tight and the noise went away. These shoes do not need to be tied tightly. I've never gotten a blister with them, even when my feet are sweaty, socks wet, and I'm walking further than comfortable. Also, I've noticed that they don't offer much traction on rainy sidewalks.
Date published: 2013-07-17
Rated1out of5byBLAfromNo SupportI have 4 pairs of Keens and love them. They typically have great arch support and these simply do not.
Date published: 2013-06-26
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