Erging Shoes Question

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Carl Watts
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Re: Erging Shoes Question

Post by Carl Watts » April 17th, 2018, 12:14 am

I just used to run my old running shoes through the erg until they were totally dead.

The problem I have is I eat the heals out inside the shoe, probably because my heels are constantly raising out of the shoe on every stroke. Possibly would be better with some wedges in there as well, perhaps another 10mm might do it.

Switched to some elastic slip on type of sports shoes and leave the shoes on the rower, just slip in and out each row.
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Re: Erging Shoes Question

Post by bob01 » April 17th, 2018, 4:49 am

I use cycling shoes... Nice firm sole... Mountain bike one spd. I can cycle to gym ... Walk ... Train and erg in them.

In uk £30 in sports direct ...

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