New Balance Minimus Zero

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New Balance Minimus Zero
A shoe inspired by the barefoot running movement.

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New Balance has teamed up with Vibram (of FiveFingers fame) to create a shoe inspired, the makers say, by the barefoot running movement. The outsole is based on the Vibram design but without the individual toe slots. While the weight and flexibility are impressive, there is quite a lot of ...  Continue reading

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I've worn all sorts of minimal shoes, Vivos, track shoes with insoles taken out, road, trail and these are my absolute favourites. Tried the 110s do not like, too much toe spring and heels rub. Get these peop Continue reading...
I find them great for shorter distances but only with a raised heel (4mm) in them. However if you persist with them over a lengthy period of time or you're already adapted to these kind of extreme shoes, you mi Continue reading...


These shoes were my choice for the running event organized by the Angajare Videochat Iasi foundation. They are good for short distances but become a bit uncomfortable after a while.

Posted: 18/09/2012 at 12:59

Think I may just have had spam for lunch!!!


Posted: 18/09/2012 at 13:15

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The weight and flexibility are impressive.
Quite a lot of lateral movement in the shoe and the fit feels uncomfortably tight.
  • Price: £74.99
  • Year: from 2012

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