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Author Topic: Can you shrink Bikilas?  (Read 1889 times)
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« on: December 07, 2011, 09:39:39 PM »

I just got a pair of used bikilas (for a great price so the little off in fitting was worth it). They're sized 41 and I'm a 40 in komodos LS so I was wondering if there's a way to shrink the bikilas a little as of now I can get all my middle toes out of the pockets if I scrunch them up, but I have very little room behind the heel. They don't feel like they're going to fall off, but I haven't ran in them yet. I'm think maybe a wash in fairly warm water with an air dry or maybe use a hair dryer.
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« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2011, 11:05:06 AM »

I wouldn't think shrinking them would be possible. You might be able to get the fabric to get a little smaller, but the soles won't change.

I suggest some injinji socks.  You risk blisters if you have VFFs that are too big.

VFFs: KSO W40, Treksport W40, Bikila W40, Jaya LR W41, Komodosport LS W40, KSO Trek W40, Spyridon LS W40, Bikila LS W40
Other:Merrell Trail Glove M 7.5, Merrell Sonic Glove M 7.5, VB Neo W41, VB Off Road Hi W41, Merrell Delight W9, VB Breatho Trail W40, Runamoc Dash U9, Merrell Road Glove M7.5
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