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Took me about an hour to run to the builder's supply stuff an 8' stud and an 8' pressure treated 4x4 in the FJ and run home and throw this together. I even took the time to drill pilot holes and screw everything together with 3" grabbers.

After 5-10 minutes of popping on and off ollieing and popping on/180'ing off I think I'm going to die. My calves and feet are burning and I'm sucking wind like an old man...

The legs and my shitty cardio I understand. But the burning feet concern me. It was along the outside edge of my arch. I'm thinking this is caused my a lack of support from the insole? I don't want to be on the mountain for 30 minutes and have my feet hurting so bad I wanna bail. Guess it's time for new insoles? Anything good off the shelf? Am I overreacting? Should I find a place that does custom insoles? I've heard of local shops doing heat forming of insoles. Not sure if either of my 2 locals in Terrace do or not. Should I go see an podiatrist? Not sure if I wanna shell out the dough for custom orthotics and in Canada (especially remote Northern BC) that could take forever. The season could be half over before I ever got in.

Thoughts?

Thanks!

 

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I can so relate, I got winded fast when I 1st started on this.

Don't forget as well your popping and slamming all your weight on to that beam. When you are riding the forces you will be applying are different and may not cause this type of pain in a real world situation.
 

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put your forward lean to 0 and tell me if that makes a difference.

good off the shelf insoles are a great idea. Sole, Superfeet, Remind, Shredsoles are all used by people on here. i like Sole.
 

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I'll try taking the forward lean out and pick up some insoles. I've been searching the forum to find the best option.

Which Soles to you have?

Anybody else care to comment on off the shelf insoles?

Thanks!

put your forward lean to 0 and tell me if that makes a difference.

good off the shelf insoles are a great idea. Sole, Superfeet, Remind, Shredsoles are all used by people on here. i like Sole.
 

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I'll try taking the forward lean out and pick up some insoles. I've been searching the forum to find the best option.

Which Soles to you have?

Anybody else care to comment on off the shelf insoles?

Thanks!
If you read the post you quoted you would see he has Sole. I have Superfeet and have no complaints, they do what they are supposed to. I have nothing to compare them to.
 

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If you read the post you quoted you would see he has Sole. I have Superfeet and have no complaints, they do what they are supposed to. I have nothing to compare them to.
If you could comprehend the words you are reading,:dunno: you would know he's asking which model of the Sole brand he was asking about.:cheeky4:

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Told you it was good exercise. :D

As far as your feet, I get foot pain the first couple of times riding. I think the muscles in your feet get used in ways they aren't used to, just like calves and the rest. For me it goes away after a time or two. YMMV.
 

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Yeah, I wondered if it wasn't just cuz I'm not used to the particular motions and muscles used. Maybe I'll play around a few more times before I change anything.

Thanks!

Told you it was good exercise. :D

As far as your feet, I get foot pain the first couple of times riding. I think the muscles in your feet get used in ways they aren't used to, just like calves and the rest. For me it goes away after a time or two. YMMV.
 

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I was going to buy superfeet, and the guy at the shop was showing them compared to my stock 32 insoles, couldn't tell the difference. He told me to save my money. I did, was happy.

Now fast forward, got me some Remind Medics about 3 weeks ago and they are awesome, will be riding on them in about 2 weeks. I work on my feet and they have really helped alot, correct my pronation, support underneath, etc.

There is a significant difference in the quality between these insoles and superfeet, but there is not a significant price difference.
 

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I was going to buy superfeet, and the guy at the shop was showing them compared to my stock 32 insoles, couldn't tell the difference. He told me to save my money. I did, was happy.

Now fast forward, got me some Remind Medics about 3 weeks ago and they are awesome, will be riding on them in about 2 weeks. I work on my feet and they have really helped alot, correct my pronation, support underneath, etc.

There is a significant difference in the quality between these insoles and superfeet, but there is not a significant price difference.
I've only ever tried the Superfeet so I can't compare them to any other.

Which ones did you look @? The green ones I had, had a solid plastic heel that went to just before the ball of your foot.
The whole arch was supported by rigid plastic underneath the foam.

I've never pulled out the insole on a 32 boot, but they don't have a hard plastic in them do they?

If they do, then ya they must be pretty good?

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I was going to buy superfeet, and the guy at the shop was showing them compared to my stock 32 insoles, couldn't tell the difference. He told me to save my money. I did, was happy.

Now fast forward, got me some Remind Medics about 3 weeks ago and they are awesome, will be riding on them in about 2 weeks. I work on my feet and they have really helped alot, correct my pronation, support underneath, etc.

There is a significant difference in the quality between these insoles and superfeet, but there is not a significant price difference.
I've only ever tried the Superfeet so I can't compare them to any other.

Which ones did you look @? The green ones I had, had a solid plastic heel that went to just before the ball of your foot.
The whole arch was supported by rigid plastic underneath the foam.

I've never pulled out the insole on a 32 boot, but they don't have a hard plastic in them do they?

If they do, then ya they must be pretty good?

TT
 

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I've only ever tried the Superfeet so I can't compare them to any other.

Which ones did you look @? The green ones I had, had a solid plastic heel that went to just before the ball of your foot.
The whole arch was supported by rigid plastic underneath the foam.

I've never pulled out the insole on a 32 boot, but they don't have a hard plastic in them do they?

If they do, then ya they must be pretty good?

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well 32 has different insoles depending on the level of boot. They didn't look bad compared to superfeet, but compared to these reminds they look like cardboard heeh. They got some heel gel n stuff. Maybe I didn't see the green, anywho....i dunno, browzing Reminds website...they sell themselves to me...happy with em.

I was real hesitant to ever pull the trigger on insoles cuz I thought $30-60 would be a waste if I didn't get full customs.

Its like the whole bluebird crew, the J-hole vibe, I dunno I'm drinkin' the kool-aid.
 

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Just pulled the insert out of my Salomon's. They retail for $275 and the insole looks pretty serious. Has plastic arch support, heel cup with form all the way through and contour and impact support under the ball too. They should be good to go. I think I just wasn't used to using my feet like that.

I was going to buy superfeet, and the guy at the shop was showing them compared to my stock 32 insoles, couldn't tell the difference. He told me to save my money. I did, was happy.
 

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I have the green superfeet in my Ride's and there dope, they will help you fit into smaller boots too. My shop was out of the 9.5's i wanted so the guy told me to try the 9's with the superfeet and they worked
 
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