hi everybody,i'm posting this cause i'm feeling a little lost.i used to run with low profile shoes for years, such as inov 8 or salomon. i'm not a heavy runner (65k for 1M77)but, recently, i started…Continue
"This is great to hear. One thing you might try is using a more traditional (thicker)insert/food bed, in replace of the very minimal Salomon insert that is glued in. This might help cut the edge a little more from the rocks."
i followed your advice and bought a pair of salomon slab...they are so great!
no more back pain for now on.
the only downfall is, on trails with very sharp rocks, i sometimes feel some pain in my feet. i don't know if i will be able to…"
"thank you for your answer.
according to what you wrote about inov 8 shoes i don't think the roclite would be what i'm looking for.
i will check for a pair of slab sense
a last question if you're okay, do you recommand the…"
"OK, good questions here and I understand the need to not make a mistake in purchase. This is hard with Inov8 as they are such purposeful and niche shoes.
I love the feel and fit of the Trail Talon 235, however there is no rock plate and the downside…"
"thanks eric for your explanations
i did what you said and get back to my old inov 8 and things have already improved!
maybe can you answer another question:
i have to change my old inov 8's
i read in previous posts that you like inov 8's…"
Many times when things like this occur, a change in shoe can be the culprit. The Akasha's are very rigid, with a lot of stability built into the shoe relative to what you had been used to.
I would fist go back to using your other…"
hi everybody,i'm posting this cause i'm feeling a little lost.i used to run with low profile shoes for years, such as inov 8 or salomon. i'm not a heavy runner (65k for 1M77)but, recently, i started to train for an ultra marathon in may (120 km), very rocky, my first one.i was scared to use low profile shoes for this purpose, so i bought a pair of la sportiva akasha, which have a pretty fair amount of cushioning. They are very comfortable and protective, a drop of 6 mm, but heavier that my…See More