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Old 2019-03-18, 06:19 PM   #61
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For a wide foot try Merrrell, they come in a wide shoe. I use Moab 2.
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Old 2019-03-20, 12:35 PM   #62
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How's the tread on the Moabs for unicycling? I'd have thought it'd be too luggy and wouldn't grip the pedals properly! I do like Merrells in general though
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Old 2019-03-20, 01:03 PM   #63
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I was riding (other) hiking boots in winter for Muni as there was snow and I did not want to get wet feet in the five tens. As you mentioned tread on hiking shoes is pretty rough. Grip was kind of ok as I am using One up pedals which provide really high grip on any shoe. However grip was surly not on the level of five tens. Feel was bad, I did not like it at all. Felt kind of disconnected which is based on the thick and stiff sole on hiking boots to my opinion.
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Old 2019-03-20, 01:10 PM   #64
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That's exactly the reason why I very quickly moved from long lasting hiking trainers to wearing through skate shoes every month or two.

I like a nice pliable sole with almost zero tread on my unicycling shoes, and although now I can ride in wellies or cloggs or whatever I strap to my feet, it is more difficult and less enjoyable.
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Old 2019-03-21, 05:56 AM   #65
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I think the tread is fine and they grip the pedals great. I like a good grip as long as I can change my foot position when riding. The sole is thick and it protects your feet when coming off your unicycle. Which is a good thing. My main ride is a 36er.

If you have wide feet they are worth trying.
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