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[pct-l] Cheap Shoes was New Balance 804's
For months I've been searching the web for discounted New Balance or Merrell
trail shoes to no avail. I finally found something in the price range I was
looking for. The Hi-Tec Remote Low's looked good on the website and at $34
a pair I went ahead a ordered a pair. After trying them on a weekend hike I
impressed enough and ordered two more pair and appartently bought them out.
Not only are they comfortable, they appear to be well made. Gifted with a
resiliant ankle the last several thousand miles of hiking in trail shoes, I
never turned my ankle once using these.
To give you some idea of fit, I ordered them in a size 12, the same size as
my Merrells and fit fine, but in which NB's appear a half size small.
The website also has bargins in other brands including the Montrail Vitesse,
the shoe Brian so highly reccomends. (search under running and fitness, trail
<A HREF="http://store.yahoo.com/sportsbasement/ht4836.html">Hi-Tec Men's Remote Low</A>
In a message dated 11/20/2001 1:56:40 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> Just picked up some NB 804's on sale for my next long hike. I'd appreciate
> any input on how long I might expect a pair to last and how they fail. In
> general, do they fade away gradually so you can program when to have a new
> pair in a resupply, or are there instances of catastrophic failures where
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