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    reinforce soles for flat pedal use

    I have some Giro Jackets that I have only worn a few times (still waffling between flats and SPD) and I can see a familiar pattern from my BMX days with the pedal pins tearing through the tread. my next shoes might be Terrex or 5.10s but for now, I want to make these last a few more months.

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    anyone tried the 5.10 Stealth paint kit or just some heavy-duty cement that will add some grip and reinforce the treads where it's needed? I was thinking of Shoe Goo, but that stuff tends to dry out and crumble off (I have lots of experience with that stuff from skateboarding.)
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    Low hiking boots work for me. Beefy, stiff sole, good grip, waterproof.

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    Those soles look new, they have tons of miles left. Just ride, they will probably last a year

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    The paint on stuff from 5.10 is for temporarily fixing the rands of climbing shoes, not really meant for the abuse of flat's crampons.
    you could possibly use a resole kit once the sole really gets shreaded:
    Five Ten | Aquastealth Resole Kit
    FIve Ten | C4 Dotty Resole Kit

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