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Shoe goo

Skate shoes are usually pretty durable, but the tip of your front foot will always get ripped open first.


(Image by Michael Chandler Photography)

I used to fix these holes by wrapping lots of duct tape around them, but it looked pretty nasty. No problem to skate at home, but everyone will stare at you in the skatepark.

Then I found out about Shoe Goo, a rubbery substance to fix shoe soles (but you can apply it to any part of a shoe). It's cheap, looks okay and actually fixes the holes instead of just hiding them.



Some people claim it will improve your skating, because it gives more "grip" when doing kickflips and other flip tricks. Feel free to try and share the results in the comment section below!

This stuff is illegal in some countries, so don't put it in your mouth or... other caveties.

One more tip: it's pretty difficult to apply shoe goo because it's so sticky, unless you apply it with ice cubes.

Please press "Like" if this helped you

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akrspring19
akrspring19
[quote=akrspring19]Cool just bought some today planning on trying it out and putting it on my shoes tommorow. (Y) .[/quote]

11 April 2009 at 23:02

akrspring19 said:
Cool just bought some today planning on trying it out and putting it on my shoes tommorow. .

cortez
cortez
it exist on brazil??

14 April 2009 at 16:07

it exist on brazil??
Element_Skaterboi
Element_Skate
sweet! is it expensive

16 April 2009 at 00:14

sweet! is it expensive

akrspring19
akrspring19
[quote=Element_Skaterboi]sweet! is it expensive [/quote] Well, I bought it in the U.S. for about $5 at Zumiez.

18 April 2009 at 10:51

Element_Skaterboi said:
sweet! is it expensive



Well, I bought it in the U.S. for about $5 at Zumiez.
moishe
moishe
noice (H)

4 May 2009 at 11:07

noice

Morell
Morell
Alright! Would you reccomend putting it on a new pair of shoes?

5 May 2009 at 10:52

Alright! Would you reccomend putting it on a new pair of shoes?
kingian
kingian
what the heck i dont know what you mean ps what skateshop

31 May 2009 at 13:13

what the heck i dont know what you mean ps what skateshop
thredofdeth
thredofdeth
shoe goo sounds prettty cool, i'll derinetely check it out at Double-Wide next time I go. (H)

6 June 2009 at 22:31

shoe goo sounds prettty cool, i'll derinetely check it out at Double-Wide next time I go.
snap
snap
i might buy some good ide :D (Y)

15 June 2009 at 17:46

i might buy some

good ide
constatine01
constatine01
i definately need some shoe glue. my shoes are already starting to tear and rip

20 July 2009 at 22:01

i definately need some shoe glue. my shoes are already starting to tear and rip

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