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inov-8 Bare-XF™ 260 Reviews

14 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

44%Rated 5 stars

11%Rated 4 stars

11%Rated 3 stars

11%Rated 2 stars

22%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

92% "Felt true to size"

92% "Felt true to width"

50% "Moderate arch support"

Additional -6 Bare-XF™ 260 inov-8 Reviews

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August 16, 2013

Eric S

from United States

These are great shoes that work super well in the gym. They are minimalist shoes that are easy to put on and remove. They are flexible so they work well for all sorts of exercises in the gym. They have good traction on concrete and rubber floors but slip a little on artificial turf floors which is a bit of a disadvantage when pushing heavy items. They have a cool design. They are definitely the best workout shoes that I have ever owned and I have tried many different styles over the years.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

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December 10, 2012

Daniel

 

It is a glove for your feet. I bought this show to do my crossfit WOD's and so far they are what I was looking for. Design wise is good looking and very comfortable.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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August 24, 2012

Anonymous

from Illinois

This is an extremely comfortable pair of shoes but only after wearing a short time. I like their comfort, the Velcro strapping, which makes for quick and easy off and running. They seem to be very well made. This is my first purchase of an Inov brand and certainly, so far, I am not displeased and I likely will order the other design/color, too. Thanks, Zappos, for your consistent help and patience! You are the best!

Brands I'd also recommend: El Naturalista, 663s for sure , Clarks, Fryes and some Merrells and some Campers and now inov it appears

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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August 15, 2012

Sean M

from Valencia, CA

I was skeptical at first with this new Inov-8 model. I have a few pairs of Inov-8's that I love, but wanted something super flat and durable for only lifts (I don't believe in oly shoes with wedges) and rope climbs...Surprisingly, I love how they look on the foot..but that's not important...this shoe is ridiculously secure and comfortable...no stitching on the lining of the shoe so you could wear barefoot if you wanted. It's so stable and flat, more stable than the 210 even, and it feels like the toe box is a bit wider so that's awesome. More toe splay. They feel super fast too. Much lighter than I thought. I have had no durability issues with the velcro, which was also a preliminary concern when I was on the fence about ordering them. Grip is fantastic. I think I have everyone in my box looking to purchase them now. I have the grey/black ones but the kettle bell camo is pretty sick too. Rock on Inov-8!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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December 30, 2012

Sean H

from United States

Love the concept and idea. Great for most WODs, but found some flaws during extensive rope climbing. The Velcro on my right foot seems to always come undone. Could be the way I climb ropes. So I just tape them everytime a rope climb is involved. I do not prefer to run in this shoes either.

Brands I'd also recommend: Vibram, Merrell, Brooks

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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September 21, 2012

Anonymous

 

I use these to run, going to the gym and just all around basic purpose, fast to put on and take off. Velcro seems to be lasting strong. it is a very comfortable shoe and very lightweight. Feels like your almost wearing nothing! Benefit of this shoe vs the five fingers is that you can wear your everyday sock with them rather then buying special types of socks for your toes to be individual. The one thing I am rating this show negatively about is the looseness around my toes in the shoe. Feels like the area around my toes is 2 sizes larger. hate that and the colors. otherwise no complaints

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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September 5, 2012

Anonymous

 

I loved the shoes but after only three days of wearing them the velcro on one of the shoes came off. I would have thought they would have stitched it on but nope it was only glued on. I am returning them and won't be getting another pair like these. Thanks Zappos for your awesome no hassle return!

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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May 24, 2013

Brandon C

from easton pa

Do not buy. I bought for Christmas because of the rope guard and within two months the Velcro was worn and the fronts were coming apart. These are extremely light shoe and I loved them at first. I spoke to a representative at Innov8 who said they originally had problems with the Velcro being too short and if I wanted a pair I could order the black ones since supposedly they fixed the problem. I have glued new Velcro to the shoes and the fronts are being held together by more glue. At the original price I thought Innov8 would stand behind their product and at least offer a discount on another pair or a pair of shoes that would hold up for more then two months of indoor training. I will not buy from them again, horrible service. I wish I could give a zero star rating.

Overall Rated:1 stars!

Comfort Rated:1 stars!

Style Rated:1 stars!

 

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November 8, 2012

Jt

from honolulu

Here's the problem. This shoe is designed specifically with rope climbing in mind. But with the design of the Velcro, it's placed in just such a way that when you're coming down the rope, the friction of the rope pulls the Velcro apart and you have to refasten the shoe after every climb. Design fail.

Overall Rated:1 stars!

Comfort Rated:1 stars!

Style Rated:1 stars!

 

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