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what shoes do you run with?

Postby cyclebot » Wed Jun 04, 2008 2:16 pm

as my Asics Empire III were reduced to some rubber and cloth I had to buy new ones:

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when I was trying them on, I knew immediately these were the shoes I had been looking for a long time

trying them out tonight!

what do you run with?
good experiences with certain brands?
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Postby runrevolt » Wed Jun 04, 2008 6:13 pm

I've only had a pair of Nike AirSpan 4+, and they worked allright, until i wore them out and got a shin splint in the process.

Then I tried on a few pairs and settled with the Saucony Paramounts...which are 160 dollars..and worth every cent. Most shoes are good in that you don't notice them at all (no rubbing, no tightness, no weight, etc.), but these paramounts are so good that I actually FEEL how good they are when I run. I can't get over these shoes. Buying a new pair next week before I wear this pair out.
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Postby erske » Wed Jun 04, 2008 8:17 pm

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These have been very nice the few weeks I've had them.. Had a pair of saucony before and was very happy with them too... But they weren't as shiny :wink:
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Re: what shoes do you run with?

Postby james79 » Wed Jun 04, 2008 9:37 pm

[quote="cyclebot"]as my Asics Empire III were reduced to some rubber and cloth I had to buy new ones:

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when I was trying them on, I knew immediately these were the shoes I had been looking for a long time

trying them out tonight!

what do you run with?
good experiences with certain brands?


I find Adidas tend to be a bit narrow fitting for my feet.

I quite like Mizuno Wave Rider for steady runs and Nike Mayfly or Vaporfly for racing.
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Postby Mr. Cleetus » Wed Jun 04, 2008 9:55 pm

I havent found anything I am happier with for road running that Saucony Grid Hurricanes - too bad I cannot get them around here. For technical offroad stuff I use Brooks Cascadias. I'd love to be able to use the Inov-8's but they seem to be just too lean for my wonky running style.
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Postby gms » Wed Jun 04, 2008 10:24 pm

I've run with Asics Kayano for last several years and love them.
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Postby sonnyd7 » Wed Jun 04, 2008 10:52 pm

[quote="gms"]I've run with Asics Kayano for last several years and love them.


I use the same model, great shoes for running
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Postby Agent Provocateur » Thu Jun 05, 2008 2:49 am

Pearl Izumi Synchro Float 2. They fit my feel like gloves.
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Postby cyclebot » Thu Jun 05, 2008 8:23 am

I tested them last night, after a non-running streak of 10 weeks ...
and they're great!
so comfortable, so light, not to warm, my toes didn't go numb ... nothing!

the guy at the store told me adidas was lagging behind in the field of running shoes but apparently they're back on top of their game with this shoe ... Maybe that's why they costed 150 euro's/ 240 dollars
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Postby baldy » Thu Jun 05, 2008 8:44 am

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New Balance 907
My off road running babies. Im a big new Balance fan, on my 5th pair.
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Postby ninearms » Thu Jun 05, 2008 10:46 am

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At some point I'll get myself another pair of New Balance M801ATs now they're back in production in the US at least. Best shoes I've ever owned.

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Postby bruncle » Fri Jun 06, 2008 3:34 am

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I have six pairs of shoes that I cycle:P I do most of my mileage in racing flats, because they feel awesome.
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Postby baldy » Fri Jun 06, 2008 8:41 am

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I have six pairs of shoes that I cycle:P I do most of my mileage in racing flats, because they feel awesome.


Shoe Porn! but not one pair of New Balance :(
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Postby XDanowarX » Tue Jun 17, 2008 8:32 pm

http://www.ems.com/catalog/product_deta ... 4302889929

take a look at all the mizuno shoes!!

if you press "Specs" - they are nearly all not vegan!!!

comments?!
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Postby james79 » Tue Jun 17, 2008 9:20 pm

[quote="XDanowarX"]http://www.ems.com/catalog/product_detail_square.jsp?PRODUCT%3C%3Eprd_id=845524442596485&FOLDER%3C%3Efolder_id=2534374302889929

take a look at all the mizuno shoes!!

if you press "Specs" - they are nearly all not vegan!!!

comments?!
:shock: :shock:


As far as I can see none of those running shoes are specified as vegan.
I think they are all made out of synthetic materials - it must be the glue used that is non-vegan.

This is not something I know much about. Does anyone have any info about which brands of running shoes use vegan glue? I have a pair of mizuno wave rider :oops:

For smarter non-running shoes I tend to use this website: http://www.vegetarian-shoes.co.uk/
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