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Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
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Rugged but suave, like Sean Connery's 007. With its skate-shoe inspired design and burly hemp uppers, the Mandala is the phattest pair of urban–and bouldering–kicks around.

  • Save the Earth, brah: the Mandala is made of hemp, sticky-rubber outsoles and simulated suede, all planet-friendly materials
  • Sleek but comfortable yet rugged. Burly hemp uppers take tons of abuse
  • Frixion® AT Ion fl at soles are equally as adept at boulder-hopping (or hopping to the boulders) as they are in the skate park

COLOR: Gray/Black UPPER: Hemp/Simulated Suede CONSTRUCTION: Board Lasted LAST: Magic LINING: Mesh SOLE: FriXion® AT/Ion MIDSOLE: 8-18mm tapered dual-density EVA INSOLE: 2mm polypropylene WEIGHT: 2 lbs 1 oz

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Not an approach shoe - excellent urban shoe though 3 out of 5 stars

Review by: cliffhanger9, 2007-02-16

Just to clarify this is not an approach shoe (nor is it a skate shoe despite its advertising). it doesnt offer the support you need to be hiking around all day between boulder problems. It has a flat sole that is excellent for kickin around town and slacklining. Definitely a very durable and strong shoe though. Hemp uppers are bombproof - and the FRIXION AT sole is impressively durable. Real sticky which usually means its soft and as a result, at least in my experience, means that it will wear very quickly. I've tested Stealth and Trax soled shoes against the streets of downtown Philly and they all wore down quickly in comparision to the rubber on this shoe with daily use.

Overall a great day-to-day shoe - durable and comfortable - but really not for anything more than that.

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