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Steve...Using esoles mainly because I have really high arches. Do you think these will support those of us with arches maybe a little outside the bell curve so-to-speak? I guess they might be worth a try to see for sure...any insight appreciated.
I was using the high arch on esoles and find the solestar gives a lot of arch support - I suspect they might give problems for people with low arches, since they come up very high on the arch area. They also have a 60 day return policy I believe.
 

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I was using the high arch on esoles and find the solestar gives a lot of arch support - I suspect they might give problems for people with low arches, since they come up very high on the arch area. They also have a 60 day return policy I believe.
Thanks for the info!
 

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Did a couple hours with the Soulstars today. Compared to the esoles I notice a lot more pressure on the balls of my feet and the heal. Arches are a touch sore. I use S-works shoes so I guess they negate the varus aspect of the shoe. I think my feet are a little sore simply because I have to tighten the shoe differently than with the esoles. For example I had to really tighten the top Boa to keep the heal feeling secure. Perhaps I don't need that much pressure. Didn't notice any weird or significant differences with power...time will tell.
 

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There are posts here that recommend certain products, but have no detail.
You recommend it because its comfortable or efficient or both?
I am looking for a thin, firm one to put in a touring shoe.
You could check the thin one available from sofsols.

https://www.sofsole.com/product/Thin_Fit

Or perhaps the athlete fit.
https://www.sofsole.com/product/Athlete


I use the high arch version, this brand has a lot of options, and I've been very happy with mine. It says it's flexible, but the ones I use are considered soft, and I consider them firm. I use them in my carbon road shoes.
 

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I was diagnosed with plantar fasciitis and was given some insoles by my podiatrist. The insoles did not work in all my shoes and I got blisters on my heels. I was in a lot of pain and could not exercise or even go for a walk. I saw an ad for orthofeet insoles online and I was interested. I was so excited to get my pair because of all the great reviews and I was hopeful that they would work for me also. From day 1 they were amazing, so comfortable, no pain when walking or exercising. My plantar fasciitis has even improved and now I am interested in trying different orthofeet styles not just for exercise.
Clearly, you are shilling for your website. Can't decide what a stranger move, putting in podiatrist recommended insoles into your cycling shoes or putting these insoles you're trying to sell into cycling shoes.
 

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Clearly, you are shilling for your website. Can't decide what a stranger move, putting in podiatrist recommended insoles into your cycling shoes or putting these insoles you're trying to sell into cycling shoes.
Or claiming that you just happened to find 'orthofeet' and you had never heard of them...

... With the username CSOrthofeet.

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In any shoe but especially in a shoe that you wear where a lot of force is transferred to your feet you want proper foot control and movement.

Regarding the heat moldable shoes how do they correct a problem with foot alignment or control such as say flat feet or highly flexible shoes? If for instance you flat feet when you put your foot into a heat moldable shoe would your foot still tend to flatten into the warm mold which would not be molded for flat feet when it cools?

Thanks.
^^Exactly what I was thinking
I have flat feet so if I heat mold the insole to my flat foot it won't help at all

I have been using Specialized BG blue insoles in all my shoes for a couple of years and like them
 

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^^Exactly what I was thinking
I have flat feet so if I heat mold the insole to my flat foot it won't help at all

I have been using Specialized BG blue insoles in all my shoes for a couple of years and like them
PSA: Pearl Izumi has a nice set of insoles which allow you vary the degree of support in the arch and forefoot. Each region contains a pocket which requires you to insert a taller or short foam support shim (supplied).
 
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