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Essential item No.3. Adidas Busenitz.

September 2, 2011

The ‘essential items’ series, if you haven’t already guessed is about cycling related objects and items that I can’t live without and these shoes by Adidas are exactly that.

I’v ruined countless pairs of Vulcanized soled Vans whilst riding bikes so I needed a tougher shoe. For a shoe to be harder wearing it will no doubt be a bit chunkier than a flimsy pair of Vans and yes, these are certainly chunkier but I must say they fit into my double clips like a glove.

Unlike Vans’ waffle soles the soles on these Adidas Busenitz are somewhat stiff, not carbon stiff by any means but stiff enough to transfer some power to the pedals. With Vans I felt like my foot would turn into a lower-case letter N, wrapping around the cages of my pedals like a hand around an ice-cream cone. Not good.

Now me, being a sucker for tradition and aesthetics I have to point out that these shoes, originally designed for football and reinterpreted for skating, look the biz in their O.G Cobalt blue colour option and I rock them with a happy face every single day. This colour please me.

What more can I say about these? Mad comfortable, stiffer than Vans, old school ‘hip’ factor 10, reasonably priced and very well made. Damn! I love these shoes and I have to give shouts out to Kris at Ideal for the recommendation. If you’re in the market for a casual shoe to wear on your daily ride, look no further. Toss your Vans and don’t look back.

Swoop and go a size up.

Usage.

September 16, 2010

Nice work Sam!
Anyone who draws for the Red stripe is a friend of mine.

Do remember, you can all be in with a chance of winning the super lovely Spinwell Musette in limited edition Red canvas if you go here and enter the COMP!!!

Thank you.

July 30, 2010

All orders for Spinwell Projects No.3 ‘the Musette’ that were placed before 12 oclock this afternoon have been shipped, with the exception of the Birmingham orders which will be delivered personally by myself this evening ( work depending! ).

Thank you all for your custom and to those still interested in grabbing one, I still have a few left so don’t sleep!

‘The Musette’ has landed.

July 28, 2010

Now available!

For information on how to grab one, head over to The Store.

See previous posts on Spinwell Projetcs No.3 here, here and here.

Almost there.

July 26, 2010

A few finishing touches and a logistics stategy and we will be ready to ship! Hold tight.

Busy hands.

July 22, 2010

Spinwell Projects No.3 – The Musette.

July 19, 2010

Brilliant. Spinwell Projects No.3 – ‘The Musette’ is almost a complete batch.

Super happy at the outcome of these, they are exactly how I envisaged. The print looks fantastic, the quality of Hardysan’s stitch-work is amazing and above all it works, the tiny little refinements myself and Hardysan talked about and implemented on this, such a basic item turned out beautifully.

Out very soon! Keep em peeled for more details.

Spinwell Projects No.3

June 7, 2010

Cloth is cut. 2 processes to go and this project will be complete.
Keep em peeled for more info, soon!


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