Ora Recovery flip - Hoka OneOne
Hoka has changed the design of the Ora Recovery flip and now the straps sit back further so it doesn't give you a comfortable fit. Lived in the original version and when the toe strap broke ordered another 2 pairs however, they do not fit foot properly due to the poor design ie foot tends to flop about. Didnt realise the design had changed until I received the new pairs, they are ok but harder to walk in. Wouldn't buy again.
Once again shoes coming away from sole on the sides - Arahi 2
Just a tragedy this is, they are such a great shoe to run in but the replacement pair that replaced the other ones that did exactly the same thing, started happening 6 months in to use , just going to keep using these until the soles are shot.
Most comfortable shoe ever.......BUT
So this was my 4th pair of Hoka shoes. Most comfortable shoe I have ever worn. They were recommended to me years ago to wear to work, I am a nurse working 12 hr shifts and they were amazing. My feet rarely felt tired again after a shift. But EVERY pair I've owned have had durability issues. I purchased a pair of Gaviota 2's last February, within 3 weeks the sole had started to come off. Hoka were great and replaced the shoes promptly. Now in the last 4 weeks the inner lining of the heel has torn away exposing the plastic "heel cup" behind. I ha...ve a pair of Saucony shoes that pre date all my Hoka purchases and have been relegated to yard shoes and they are still structurally good. For a $260 pair of 10 month old shoes that essentially is only used for walking and standing this shouldn't be happening. Sorry Hoka....time for a change. :(
Hoka OneOnes - Infinites
After many years of training and running marathons in ASICs Kayanos and Kinseis I was most disappointed when ASICs recently and significantly changed the cosmetic design of the shoes to something that looks cheap and nasty. To me changing shoe brands is almost akin to changing religion - but I felt betrayed by ASICs and took the major step of switching brands to Hokas this year.
I purchased a pair of Hoka 'Infinites' several months ago from the Australian Hoka OneOne website for about $230. I've only ever used them training on sealed runnin...g/bike tracks. They have been quite comfortable. Unfortunately the shoes have not faired well. Although I have cared for them the shoe fabric/mesh on the outer body of the shoes is already deteriorating quickly - after only a few months of use! In comparison the shoe fabric of my old ASICs Kayanos is almost as good as new - even after retiring the shoe from running (~900km) and continuing to use the shoes for years as a non-running shoe. I tried to contact Hoka Australia via their website advising them of the problem and my disappointment in the quality of their shoes but they didn't even bother replying :(... Based on my experience and lack of reply from Hoka I would not recommend buying Hoka shoes - which goes to say I would not bother switching loyalty to Hokas either. I'm giving these Hoka OneOne 'Infinites' a ProductReview rating of only 2 stars as a). I think a pair of runners should last more than a few months (or a few hundred kilometres) before deteriorating and b). Lack of any reply regarding my concerns and disappointment in their shoes.
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Don’t know what has been changed in the Bondi 7 I have had numerous pairs of Bondi 6 . The heel isn’t snug like the 6 was . My orthotic all of a sudden doesn’t fit properly and slips at heel . Not happy have only had them 3 weeks
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