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Old 12-04-2010, 07:39 AM   #1
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Default Nike Romaleos

Has anyone tried these out?

http://www.roguefitness.com/store/nike_romaleo.php
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Old 12-04-2010, 12:19 PM   #2
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I like them. Very comfortable. The heel is just a bit higher than my adistars, but that works for me because I'm about as flexible as a dried out piece of balsa wood.
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Old 12-04-2010, 01:08 PM   #3
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Awesome. Right now i'm using some kanamas (anyone from Ontario) not very nice but functional or good looking
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Old 12-04-2010, 06:59 PM   #4
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The heel is .75" on Nike, Chad, and the Adidas are 1.25," the insole is just higher in the Nikes.

I love my Nikes myself, I feel they offer the most stability of any shoe but the insole height makes me feel a little too tall and I feel they would be perfect if they were slightly higher in heel height.
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Old 12-05-2010, 09:59 PM   #5
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I've wanted a pair of Romaleos since they came out but getting them in Australia has proved virtually impossible.

Does anyone know of a place that stocks them? As best as I can determine Nike made a bunch before the olympics and then discontinued them and all thats left is a few pairs in size 4 and size 17
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Old 12-05-2010, 09:59 PM   #6
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The heel is .75" on Nike, Chad, and the Adidas are 1.25," the insole is just higher in the Nikes.

I love my Nikes myself, I feel they offer the most stability of any shoe but the insole height makes me feel a little too tall and I feel they would be perfect if they were slightly higher in heel height.
Hmmm, well that would make sense too. They just "feel" steeper, but I actually seem to squat better in the Nikes.
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Old 12-18-2010, 03:37 PM   #7
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i think i'm gonna get a pair of these. any objectors or anybody with any advice please tell me now, for this is my first pair of OL shoes.
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Old 01-22-2011, 09:30 AM   #8
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I'm sorry to bring back up an old thread, but I have just gotten my hands on a set of the Romaleos. I feel pretty comfortable in saying that there is not a half inch difference between the heel height of them and the Adistar shoes. It is tough to quite get the measurement on the Nike, but they claim an effective 3/4 inch. The Adistar have just about the same when you do the heel minus fore foot thickness.
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