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Old 03-30-07, 03:41 PM   #1
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Etnies Grounded

http://etniesbmx.com/blog/2007/03/29...ble-june-2007/

Should be epic.
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Old 03-30-07, 09:38 PM   #2
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im not quite sure why, i just wouldnt feel comfortable giveing etines my money
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Old 03-30-07, 09:39 PM   #3
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Old 03-31-07, 04:16 AM   #4
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I've got Etnies, they are really good shoes
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Old 03-31-07, 05:46 AM   #5
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im not quite sure why, i just wouldnt feel comfortable giveing etines my money
Didn't you have Ruben shoes awhile back?

They seem like a reputable company and i love their Ruben shoe. Too bad i don't think they make size 14.
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I think any company that supports bmx in a letigimate way is okay with me.

I know any company that Taj supports has to be pretty ethical.

Any company that is willing to put this much money into actually PRODUCING a video, and their last video is still considered up to par or better than most recent videos.

I will fully admit, if this video comes on youtube, or google video, I won't even bother. This is getting my $20.

I would rather give $70 to etnies than to any other shoe company esspecially for riding. (besides maybe adidas, because they ar REALLY comfortable everyday shoes and they last forever.)
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alright, im a hyprocrite, i bought etnies shoes not more then 24 hours ago.
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we wont hold it against you.
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i actually am quiet excited for that movie to come out. they had a good producer do it. its well put together and probly wont look like all the other bmx movies out there. something different.
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I've got etnies roscoes, amazing shoes. Good ol' Taj
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Mude, I just don't know what to say... you are letting me down here.
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alright, im a hyprocrite, i bought etnies shoes not more then 24 hours ago.
And you have to admit you also bought Element shoes.


Now you're really a bad bike rider. You supported a skateboard company. How lame is that?
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Old 04-01-07, 09:25 PM   #14
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word. lame. loser. orchid is where it's at.

EDIT: and lotek.
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Old 04-02-07, 06:25 AM   #15
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word. lame. loser. orchid is where it's at.

EDIT: and lotek.
I want some Loteks yo.

I like Orchid, but not their shoes. Aha.


I must admit i've been happy with these DC's though. Plus Chris Doyle rides for DC, and we all know Chris Doyle is god.
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Loteks are decently nice, and they are really wide (which for you is a plus).

How can you like Orchid, but not their shoes? They are mainly a shoe company. But I guess you like their clothing?

I tried my old DC's out once and they sucked... all they did was slip.
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Loteks are decently nice, and they are really wide (which for you is a plus).
If by "decently nice" you mean "fall apart quickly."
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i used to skate a lot and ive never had a shoe that got ****ty faster than my etnies. i have had 2 pairs of them and both where ****ty quality and just wore out way to damn fast.

Def the best brand ive had for durability and what i wear when i ride is one of my pairs of circas. best shoe ive have had, im at like my 5th pair.
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Def the best brand ive had for durability and what i wear when i ride is one of my pairs of circas. best shoe ive have had, im at like my 5th pair.
I have a pair of Circa 207se's. They are so comfy and they've lasted a while.
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nike SB's!
there comfy as who knows what. and they seemed to hold up well. but i dont skate that much anymore.
(there not the greatest for biking though, no grip for pedals)
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If by "decently nice" you mean "fall apart quickly."
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How can you like Orchid, but not their shoes? They are mainly a shoe company. But I guess you like their clothing?
Nah, i like Orchid and i'd buy some of their shoes, but i don't like their designs. Aha.

I want some Etnies Ruben's or Lotek Throwbacks. Too bad my friend got the Throwbacks in the color i wanted.
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nike SB's!
there comfy as who knows what. and they seemed to hold up well. but i dont skate that much anymore.
(there not the greatest for biking though, no grip for pedals)

take the pins out of your pedls and wrap them in grip tape? when i get a new bike im gonna get tenderizeers and do this
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take the pins out of your pedls and wrap them in grip tape? when i get a new bike im gonna get tenderizeers and do this
why would ever want to do that? you realize it will be sticky and pick up pretty much everything, right?
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Grip tape, like the things they put on skate board decks
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I got that. It's not such a great idea... you need pins too.
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