dealsvibram fivefingers treksport multisport shoes…

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If these Vibram Fivefingers are anything like my FF-KSO's you'll love them. Weird looking for sure, but comfortable and functional in a way no other shoe is.

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I love my FF Bikila LS shoes, still keep looking down to assure myself that I am not actually barefoot.

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I want these but I keep telling myself I am more of a biker than a hiker...

Must resist!

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Bought a pair of Classics last time they were on sale here, a pair of Treksports last week and a pair of Komodosports yesterday. They are all so comfortable that they are pretty much the only shoes I use now.

If you have the availibility, please get sized in an EMS or REI or your local Vibram dealer. The straight laced US to UK converter is not as accurate as hoped. My first pair (I got online) were 45s. I went into an EMS and I am actually a 42. Size 12 US btw.

Cheers,
Matt

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Also, just 45, 46, and 47s left.

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I own a pair of trek-sports for my work shoes.... I'm a bartender and its awesome

And I own a pair of bikilas for running

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They look great with a tux.

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Wish I could wear these. Looks at feet "Damn you webbed feet!"

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If anyone is concerned with smell I have some care advice.
Just wash them with the straps stuck together in your normal wash and hang dry them. Doing this once a week or after any major hike will keep them from smelling.

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Are these at all water-proof/resistant? I work in an aquarium and often my feet can get wet. I would love to try these out. If these are not water-proof are there styles that are? Thanks.

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Is it just me or does anyone else think of a sex toy when they see the name "Vibram FiveFingers"?

It's probably just me.

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@woot420: as far as I know all five fingers are waterproof. check their site to find out for sure tho. I love mine, I know they are waterproof but not the same model as this.

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@jmbunkin: You can joke, but the black 'roo leather topped KSO Treks are my go to dress shoes now, on account of a knee injury. It's a pretty rare day if somebody notices that I'm not in regular dress shoes.

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The TrekSport is a great shoe. I wore them during the Warrior Dash last week, and they performed extremely well throughout the race with anything that was thrown at them - dirt, mud, water, old tires, cargo nets, and logs. When I got home I threw them in the wash, and now they're good as new. I highly recommend these.

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Remember regular socks don't work with these.

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If they only had these in my size I'd so totally tap this. I have a pair of the laceup model (called'speed') and wanted this style also but it was out of stock.

If you have never worn these before it's a REALLY good idea to try on the various styles and see what works for you, and what size you really are. some styles seem to fit a little larger or smaller, and the fit needs to be pretty exact to work right.

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@thenoodle: I first agreed with you when I saw them. But just as cell phones made it seem like everyone had gone crazy because they were using blue tooth, you got used to folks talking to themselves.

I just don't notice them anymore. They are the opposite of fashion. People use them because they are serious into sports and don't want to injure themselves.

Funny thing is have yet to see a fat person wearing them. If I was single and saw a sexy woman in these "shoes" would I care no. Would a morbidly obese woman wearing F me pumps make me attracted to her no.

But I am not a slave to fashion like you. Go and read your GQ and Vogue. Its a cheap source of perfume.

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I really want a pair of these cuz I just love the feeling of going barefoot but also just to freak the locals out!

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These are my favorite shoes I've ever owned. Wish I could wear them to work. They are a huge hit at family reunions, too, apparently.

Warning: Don't buy if you have some kinda phobia of people staring at your feet.

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@thenoodle: I disagree; the only thing that's worse than wearing socks with sandals is casually wearing Crocs... shudders

That being said, few people actually wear VFF as casual shoes. They're used to help your performance and comfort when training or competing - and they work great. Choosing your running shoes based on fashion is like choosing a low-end computer simply because it looks pretty on the outside. These shoes are a tool; no one that wears these cares about the looks...

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@kennyminot: Original comment aside, I've actually heard that it can be very difficult for significantly overweight people to use minimalist shoes because it's hard to change from heel strikes to mid-step running. Obviously, if someone were overweight and wanted to try these shoes, then more power to them! It's just that they may not be the best choice in order to avoid injury.

If anyone has experience with this, I'd be curious to know your viewpoint.

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I love these shoes. They are personally my favorite thing to put on my feet. I have a pair of the Bikila LS (pull laces) and couldn't be more happy. I wear them while trail running, boating, kayaking, really anything outside or in water.

They don't replace hiking shoes, as they lack the ankle support. Also "more feedback from the ground" includes sharp rocks, so watch your step.

I wore my pair @ Bonnaroo, and with every step I felt like each toe was gripping the soft ground individually, giving me amazing traction. Not to mention started many a conversation, amazingly lacking any negative comments.

Don't buy these online until you know your size/style. A 42 in one type may be bigger/smaller than a 42 in another. Not to mention each style feels differently. Find what you like and feels good, then find the deal online.

Happy feeting!

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I love the Trek Sports, they have a knobbier and thicker bottom for hiking/offroad so you get better grip and more cushion on rocks and hard stuff. I hike with them all the time when I go and freaking love them, wouldn't wear anything else. This price is a steal for these. I highly highly recommend getting a pair.

@cruelnv: going to minimalist shoes can be a bit of a transition for anyone. If you're used to wearing shoes all the time and not going barefoot it will take a little time for your muscles and tendons you're not used to using to strengthen up. If overweight this could potentially be a little more strenuous on said muscles/tendons, maybe taking a little more time to acclimate. That doesn't mean it shouldn't be done though, that would be like saying overweight people should never walk barefoot.

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@deafpony: same issue here. damn discrimitory company

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at 40% off why not give these a shot... i've heard a lot of good things about them

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