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    Paddles

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    footy boots v sneakers

    Post by Paddles on Mon Jul 16, 2012 1:25 pm

    I am debating (still) weather to buy a pair of footy boots, but I have heard that they can be slippery on the deck of the scooter, but that the extra grip is good while scooting, what is your opinion and why.

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    Andrew Gersbach

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    Re: footy boots v sneakers

    Post by Andrew Gersbach on Tue Jul 24, 2012 6:31 pm

    Different tracks call for different shoes of course.

    For mine I think a good pair of touch football or grass sport shoes are a good compromise. Very grippy on the kick plate and very comfortable.

    jcsledda

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    Re: footy boots v sneakers

    Post by jcsledda on Wed Jul 25, 2012 2:29 am

    Tend to agree with Andrews comments. I, however, having had a past life as a cross country runner use cross country running spikes in muddy or slippery conditions. They are pretty hard to come by, and can be a bit uncomfortable if you've not worn them before. In drier conditions I tend to wear either a Merrell Hiking shoe or boot - great support and very good grip (but they can be expensive). I guess the fotwear I choose shows up my prior sports/hobbies.

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