30 Oct '12, 3pm

Best thing since KSO FiveFingers (w/o the toes)? Vapor Glove Merrell Barefoot Initial Review

I have not had good luck with Merrell's so far though the thinner sole of these ones appeals to me. However, the toe bumper turns me off. I sometimes wonder if I am an odd one out as I rarely see this as a complaint by other Merrell reviewers but I really do not like toe bumpers that come up and over the toes/toe box. They can have their use on aggressive and rocky trails though even then I prefer to be without and just watch more carefully where I land and step, but Merrell seems to really like high "over the toe" bumpers on their shoes, even road-dedicated shoes. For some reason on VFF's the individual toe bumpers do not bother me "as much", but when they are on a closed toe box option they really do. That said, even though I like my Spyridons, even those individual toe bumpers are a bit much for me at times. This is just one of the reasons (aside from finding them too n...

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