Shoes That Tie Themselves

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    There is a Kickstarter that has been launched in an effort to bring a shoe to the market that laces itself. The technology looks pretty convincing and a shoe like this would certainly be of benefit to people that suffer from limitations that make tying laces difficult. The product is called the Powerlace Shoe. While the concept is interesting, I would not be buying in on this crowdfunded shoe. I know a shoe like this would have provide assistance to many, but for a runner, this is not what I am interested in. It is true – laces coming untied are a big pain, especially during a race. The North Face makes a shoe that does not normal laces but laces controlled by a dial in the back. That is helpful because The North Face has experience making shoes for runners and they know what their customers are looking for in a shoe. Salomon has a very innovative lace system as well that works quite well for trail runners (no... The post Shoes That Tie Themselves appeared first on Running with Miles.

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