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Old 05-05-2009, 02:19 PM   #11
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I'm a big fan of my VFF's and so far haven't been too irritated by the questions I get.
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Old 05-05-2009, 04:18 PM   #12
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The only reason I really haven't gone 100% barefooted is because I fear cutting my feet on glass and other trash and because I can wear five fingers into places that would not allow bare feet. Wish that wasn't the case, cause I would definitely go barefooted.
Don't worry about the glass. I have yet to come across any, walking 3-5 miles, most days of the week, with a lot of it being on sidewalks, streets, or vast expanses of parking lots. If I were to step on some now, I have a feeling it wouldn't be all that painful. Given another month or two, I probably wouldn't feel it at all.

As for the social taboo against barefootedness, I can't help you there. Thank goodness for college where no one gives a **** what you do.
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Old 05-05-2009, 04:59 PM   #13
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I figured out what I don't like about my VFF KSO's....I don't like jump roping in them because today I kept getting the rope stuck between the toes. Heh.
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Old 05-06-2009, 05:40 AM   #14
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I figured out what I don't like about my VFF KSO's....I don't like jump roping in them because today I kept getting the rope stuck between the toes. Heh.
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Old 05-07-2009, 12:08 PM   #15
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I figured out what I don't like about my VFF KSO's....I don't like jump roping in them because today I kept getting the rope stuck between the toes. Heh.
Something makes me think you're failing on the "jump" part.
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Old 05-22-2009, 09:25 PM   #16
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Gees I finally checked out what VFF were after not paying attention to this thread, they look really cool.
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Old 08-13-2009, 05:25 AM   #17
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Mine were a little tight when I bought them but they seemed to loosen up after a couple hours of use. I would get them snug.

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Old 08-13-2009, 06:32 AM   #18
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Mine fit like a glove.
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Old 12-12-2009, 09:58 AM   #19
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They should be snug.. and usually you can't just take the european size off of one of your existing pair of shoes and order that size VFF.. they really need to be measured. FYI though, you usually go down from your street shoe size (I downsized one full Euro #) if you don't plan to wear toe socks with them.

I'm in a private fire academy, and had been PTing in regular Asics, then a pair of Nike Frees, then got the bright idea of trying my KSOs. Knowing the hell I was likely to catch if I just showed up in them, I decided to ask the instructor and get his OK first.

So I ask.. and he has no clue what I'm talking about. I show him the webpage, fully expecting the wise cracks to start.. but he just gets quiet (very uncharacteristic of him). After looking around a bit, he goes "you say you sell these where you work?" "can you get me a pair?"

They are great for almost all of the PT stuff we do, except for weighted (~35lb) sprints. That just seems like too much abuse on my feet & knees (and yes, I run on my forefoot. Knees still take a hammering when you have that much weight on your back). Otherwise they are great at running, lifting, general agility work, etc.

Oh, and working at a store that fits these things: you guys WOULDN'T BELIEVE how many people are trying them on. I'd say at least 15-20% of the people walking into the footwear department are asking about them.
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Old 12-21-2009, 08:54 PM   #20
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Not sure if anyone has posted this already, but overtime they do have dirt buildup and can smell like something ferocious.
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