the sole of bmx

vintage vans style #? bmx
black suede/canvas
cycle sole
made in usa circa 1993
new in box

vans is the heart & soul of bmx. the same vulcanised sole of made in USA vans which facilitate skaters to feel the terrain, so too helps cyclists grip the pedals. & much like how the shoe moulds to the foot, so too the sole moulds to the pedals. i have seen pairs of originals with permanent pedal moulds eaten away into the waffle sole. i had never seen until now a vans sole designed specifically for bmx.
an extra stiff sole is utilised on the forefoot for greater durability & longevity in the pedal area. yet another underrated design specification for cyclists of all persuasion from the rich vans back catalogue.

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