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Offline Alex Good

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Lack of big barefoot shoes driving me crazy
« on: March 06, 2011, 12:51:35 PM »
 Hi does anyone know where to find really big (14-15 inches) minimalist running shoes? I've looked everywhere and can't find any in my size.

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Re: Lack of big barefoot shoes driving me crazy
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2011, 02:00:25 PM »
maybe ordering them offline would be your best bet
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Re: Lack of big barefoot shoes driving me crazy
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2011, 07:50:30 PM »
Hi does anyone know where to find really big (14-15 inches) minimalist running shoes? I've looked everywhere and can't find any in my size.

Have you tried Merrell. They have up to 15 and their 15 is really more like a 16.
http://www.merrell.com/US/en-US/Product.mvc.aspx/22875M/0/Mens/Barefoot-Trail-Glove?dimensions=0
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Re: Lack of big barefoot shoes driving me crazy
« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2011, 09:20:21 AM »
Those "Vibram 5 Finger" things seem to be getting alot of attention at the gym and from a few of my friends who are quiet hardcore runners.

http://www.vibramfivefingers.it/

Have a look and see if any suit your tastes, I think what puts me off them is the sizing and how they are just so tailored though someone in Pilates swears by them.
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Re: Lack of big barefoot shoes driving me crazy
« Reply #4 on: March 12, 2011, 06:03:01 AM »
feelmax shoes are good i have the running pair and the boot and also five fingers the only problem is there a little loud when running becasue of the flat sole hitting the road i bought mine from extreme outfitters
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Re: Lack of big barefoot shoes driving me crazy
« Reply #5 on: March 12, 2011, 09:55:36 AM »
 Screw it I'm making my own!

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Re: Lack of big barefoot shoes driving me crazy
« Reply #6 on: March 12, 2011, 08:53:04 PM »
My husband loves his...the only thing is they were making his feet stink so he started putting Gold Bond foot powder in them and washing them a little bit more often and it did the trick!

Maybe try calling the company direct and see if you can have yours custom made!
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Re: Lack of big barefoot shoes driving me crazy
« Reply #7 on: April 09, 2011, 02:48:18 AM »
I were a size 14(US) and I had trouble finding a shoe I liked until I took a pair of old track shoes and removed the hard plate. I had to get a little creative resoling the shoes but they are light weight and comfortable. Beats the hell out of the aqua socks I used before.
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