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DinkALot's Shoe & Insole Review

Discussion in 'Clothing & Footwear' started by DinkAlot, Jun 28, 2007.

  1. DinkAlot

    DinkAlot dcbadminton
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    Improving footwork/having proper footwork is the most important.

    What shoes are you wearing? SF Green/Blue/Orange will improve you step.
     
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    So are you currently using the SHB100MX with SFB? I'm curious to see how long it takes for you to rip through the whole heel!
     
  3. DinkAlot

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    Yep, that's the best performing shoe and insole combo I have tried by far. I wish it was a bit more comfortable but it's "good" enough.
     
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    Addidas Something its White with a brown tanish sole...
     
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    Is it a badminton specific shoe? Or close to it, volleyball, squash, racketball, court training? If not and does not have decent support as well as stability, I'd recommend getting a badminton specific shoe because no insole will help you that significantly if the shoe (foundation) is not proper.
     
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    i think its something along those lines i grip when i need it to and slides when i need it to (desperate measures xD) i think ill try the superfeet if i can find it somewhere ... thnkz
     
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    I finally bought SF Blue for my SHB100MX and the combo felt amazing. Best money I've spent in a while.

    DinkAlot can we get an update on how the SF Blue are cutting into your SHB100MX?
     
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    I stopped wearing the MX and have been wearing the LTDs exclusviely for the last week or so. The Blue insole forefoot area is wearing thin. I estimate, there will be a hole in the forefoot area in another month or so.

    Update: SHB 100-LTD coupled with SF Blue is the best shoe/insole combination I have ever tried for badminton. I think any manufacturer will be hard pressed to significantly improve on this. I feel the performance and comfort limit for a badminton shoe has been achieved; or at least darn close to it.

    Kudos to Yonex and Super Feet! :D
     
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    has anyone tried "YONEX SHB99LTD"?
     
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    The LE = LTD, it's interchangeable.

    LE = Limited Edition
    LTD = LimiTeD Edition

    Again, it's the same shoe.
     
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    thank you for the quick reply, is £50 a good price? about $100
     
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    Average in the U.S.
     
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    RRP £69.99 here...
     
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    I use "SHB-71", like it very much!

    Color:White / Red, White / Blue Upper/P.U.Leather, Polyester meshMidsole/msLite, Power CushionOutsole/Rubber

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    Bought SFG today and i am going to try it out with SHB 99 LOW, the blue one that LCW uses..Hopefully it is good..

    It is my first time using Super Feet.

    In the stock insoles have been giving be problems..so i hope this would be good.
     
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    Where can you buy super feet insoles? what is the name of the store you all buy them from? or does anyone know a online store that carries them? i did a search to no prevail :(
    Edit: haha i miss spelled it thats why i didn't get any results. either way I see if i can buy it from a local store.
     
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    Insoles/Footbeds

    Anyone tried the Orthaheel footbeds before?

    I was shopping around over the weekend and came across some orthaheels, namely the Sports version. Browsing around the website - www.orthaheel.com or www.walkpainfree.com I also saw there is a shock absorber version (SF Orange equivalent?).

    Being nosy, I went back to the shop and took the Sports one out from the packaging. It looked pretty similar to the Superfeet green that I have, with a rigid heel cup at the back. I think the Orthaheels have a higher arch than the SFG's, which was be uncomfortable for some.

    I'm tempted to give these a try, as they are around £5 (USD $10) cheaper than the SFG in the UK; thought I should ask around to see whether anyone has tried and and what their opinion of these were. In any case, I won't be spending the money until payday, so thought I should ask :D

    Edit - found out that the US postal add for them is in San Rafael, California - so thought it might entice our SoCal Panda to check them out :D.
     
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    Martin, where in Ontario do you live in? I bought mine at the New Balance store in Bayview Village. It's on Bayview and Sheppard, just north of the 401.
     
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    i live in North Bay, haha i checked all the sport stores and Shoppers drugmart but no SF. i might go for a shopping trip down south soon for some yonex tennis and badminton gear so hopefully i can find some.
     
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    Sport Check usually carries them.
     

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