Shamma Sandals Have Arrived

Look what the postie dropped off today...

Shamma Sandals

Two pairs of Shamma Sandals, my next foray into huaraches. I think the leather topped ones, called Warriors, look particularly swish too.

I'm taking a break from running this week to try and help the stress fracture in my right fibula heal properly but I hope to get out in these next week and give them a good thorough testing.

Quick Review: VIVOBAREFOOT Breatho Trails (2 Comments)

Much to my disappointment, I've had to look to retire my Vibram Five Finger Spyridons early. I've only run 900km in them and I've already worn through the fabric between the toes, which isn't ideal for an offroad shoe. In my hunt for a new offroad shoe, I ventured back to VIVOBAREFOOT and got myself a pair of the Breatho Trails...


I've already got a pair of the older read and grey Breatho Trails which I use as a casual shoe so thought they'd be great in the green and black to actually run in.

On Saturday I took my new Breathos for a spin round Reading parkrun

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Off to take my new @VIVOBAREFOOT Breatho Trails for a spin round @Readingparkrun.


Check out these bad boys...


Lightweight Moonboots?

I thought these were a spoof when I first saw the image, but it appears they're a genuine product and the pair in the picture is trail shoe!?

The technology

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Vibram Five Fingers Seeya (2 Comments)

The posty came to see me again today to drop off my newest order...

Vibram Five Finger Seeya

Vibram Five Finger Seeya

Let me hear you all say "Ooooooo".

These will now be my primary road shoe, though I think I might rotate them with the Spyridons. Now I can finally retire my Vibram Five Finger Bikilas and my Merrell Trail Gloves, both of which you can see day through the soles. My colleague who sits next to me will also be pleased with this new arrival - the Bikilas are starting to rot they smell so bad at times :-)

It's time to get a new pair of offroad shoes and I'm undecided as to whether I should stick with the Merrell Trail Gloves or try something new and go for the Inov-8 Trailroc 235s. Both have their advantages and disadvantages.

Update: Or the Vibram Five Finger Spyridon.