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Old 03-18-11, 09:01 PM   #1
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Here Comes The Summer

It is already starting to get very hot down south. I like foot retention. I also like flip flops. Can these two be brought together to make the summer heat more tolerable?
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Old 03-18-11, 09:09 PM   #2
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i don't wear flip flops outside of my house. I'd also be scared to match those with pedals, seeing how if something stupid happens your feet will get messed up.
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RETROGRESSION Straps with BMX pedals. Get them.
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the keens are really nice I have an older set of lakes I love em very comfortable quite stiff in the right way and places and secure on the bike
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I rode by the Fresh Prince house on Wednesday, it's not in Bel Air.
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Old 03-19-11, 09:36 AM   #9
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I also thought about the possibilities of foot mangling. I was really only thinking about the commute, which is short and I change shoes at either end anyway.
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I like foot retention. I also like flip flops.
Dude, no
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Seriously. Flip-flops are a nuisance. Just ride barefoot.
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I used to try barefoot on my old track pedals

The wings for the cleats would dig into my feet):

Just get some shoes, And drill holes in the sole :|
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No socks and ripped up Vans are the closest thing to flip flops for the summer when I ride
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Does this mean that he is barefoot when off the bike?
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That's why he carries a 15mm wrench wherever he goes.
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I run CB Mallets, mainly to wear flip flops around town in the summer. But I also run a front brake.
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But I also run a front brake.
I Ted Shred with flip flops.
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I Ted Shred barefoot.
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Old 03-19-11, 06:51 PM   #20
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Barefoot with flipflops in my bag, and kitchen shoes at work was another option I thought of. I would just need to make sure the trackstand skills are perfect, as putting your bare feet down on parts of my route could end with tourist vomit between your toes.
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