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Old 09-29-2008, 05:05 PM   #1
Lou Cabales
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More VFF ?'s

i finally tried some on i have wide feet and the 47's fit great.

the KSO don't have adjustable heel strap as compared to the sprint.

what do you like or dislike about having heel strap or not?

if running in sand am i going to wish i bought the KSO's?

has anyone found sprint's for less than $80?
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Old 09-29-2008, 06:25 PM   #2
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Re: More VFF ?'s

On the KSOs you can adjust the heel by pulling on the strap before you velcro it, and yes you want them if you are running in sand.

I have the Classics and the KSOs and personally I don't like running much more than a 400m in the Classics, they just feel like they are going to fall off (never have though).
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Old 09-29-2008, 10:55 PM   #3
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Re: More VFF ?'s

Just took my sprints to the beach last weekend and knew it was a mistake. They're great for boating/kayaking/river-fare, but once you get on sand, you'll want the KSO. Sand gets in very easily.

As for the heel strap: Honestly mine doesn't seem to do that much. Even if I tighten it all the way, I occasionally get the feeling that the heels might slip off (they never have though). I think they're mostly just to reduce the gap that is in the heel area, rather than actually make them fit better or more securely.

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Old 09-29-2008, 11:26 PM   #4
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Re: More VFF ?'s

Having the KSOs, I really don't think that mesh is going to do too much in terms of keeping sand out, especially if you're running on fine sand that's likely deeper than your ankles (e.g., where I'm from). I haven't tried it, but I think you're still going to get sand in there; not as much as the sprints or classics, but they're definitely not sand-proof.

The KSOs are bomber, I'd definitely buy them again over the sprints, the different heel strap isn't an issue.
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