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#1 presser34

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Posted 11 November 2012 - 05:46 PM

I bought my first pair of Linkswear last week and could not wait to play a round in them because i have heard how great they are. I must say first that I have been wearing Ecco spikeless for about a year or so. Boy was I disappointed my heel and achilles are killing me I dont know if its the way your feet are grounded or what but they hurt. I will be back to my Eccos and stay there.


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Posted 11 November 2012 - 09:58 PM

What model did you get?

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Posted 11 November 2012 - 10:42 PM

View Postpresser34, on 11 November 2012 - 05:46 PM, said:

I bought my first pair of Linkswear last week and could not wait to play a round in them because i have heard how great they are. I must say first that I have been wearing Ecco spikeless for about a year or so. Boy was I disappointed my heel and achilles are killing me I dont know if its the way your feet are grounded or what but they hurt. I will be back to my Eccos and stay there.

It just means your plantar fasciitis is too tight.
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Posted 12 November 2012 - 09:08 AM

When I first got my phx's one of my heel's really hurt for the first 4 or 5 rounds I played.  Then it stopped hurting.  I think it's just an adjustment period, similar to when I moved to Free's for running.  Wouldn't go back to traditional shoes in either respect.

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 09:17 AM

The tour saddle I will try them with my orthonics this time Also the elastic on the tounge of the show irrates the top of my foot.


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Posted 12 November 2012 - 09:30 AM

View Postpresser34, on 12 November 2012 - 09:17 AM, said:

The tour saddle I will try them with my orthonics this time Also the elastic on the tounge of the show irrates the top of my foot.

Sometimes I just read something and can only shake my head.  I suppose this comes with the territory.  As True starts selling products to a wider market, people will buy them without understanding what they're getting.  Trues are a "barefoot" shoe... essentially the complete opposite of wearing orthotics in traditional shoes.  

A) If you wear orthotics, your feet aren't used to walking around without support (you've basically been wearing a cast on your feet) and so no s*** your feet hurt after jumping in cold turkey to barefoot shoes.  You're working all kinds of muscles and ligaments in your feet and ankles that aren't used to doing anything.  

B) Wearing orthotics in a pair of shoes like Trues is defeating the entire purpose of the shoe.  If that's what you're going to do, you'll probably be much happier with a pair of Eccos.

Edited by TexasAg, 12 November 2012 - 12:21 PM.


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Posted 12 November 2012 - 02:13 PM

Are you wearing the streets or the biom hybrids?

View Postpresser34, on 11 November 2012 - 05:46 PM, said:

I bought my first pair of Linkswear last week and could not wait to play a round in them because i have heard how great they are. I must say first that I have been wearing Ecco spikeless for about a year or so. Boy was I disappointed my heel and achilles are killing me I dont know if its the way your feet are grounded or what but they hurt. I will be back to my Eccos and stay there.

Edited by filler83, 12 November 2012 - 02:13 PM.

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 02:33 PM

View PostTexasAg, on 12 November 2012 - 09:30 AM, said:

View Postpresser34, on 12 November 2012 - 09:17 AM, said:

The tour saddle I will try them with my orthonics this time Also the elastic on the tounge of the show irrates the top of my foot.

Sometimes I just read something and can only shake my head.  I suppose this comes with the territory.  As True starts selling products to a wider market, people will buy them without understanding what they're getting.  Trues are a "barefoot" shoe... essentially the complete opposite of wearing orthotics in traditional shoes.  

A) If you wear orthotics, your feet aren't used to walking around without support (you've basically been wearing a cast on your feet) and so no s*** your feet hurt after jumping in cold turkey to barefoot shoes.  You're working all kinds of muscles and ligaments in your feet and ankles that aren't used to doing anything.  

B) Wearing orthotics in a pair of shoes like Trues is defeating the entire purpose of the shoe.  If that's what you're going to do, you'll probably be much happier with a pair of Eccos.

Coming from a barefoot style shoe wearing (Nike frees, vivobarefoots and trues), this post is spot on
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Posted 12 November 2012 - 08:13 PM

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