I love my Shaman mk.2s. I don’t love that I’m on my third pair in 15 months. I’m a toe dragger, so I’m to blame really. I tend to get a bit more life out of each pair by patching them once the rubber is worn. Here’s my personal recipe!
- Rubber glue
- Wooden stick/skewer
Step 1: Make sure the area to be patched is relatively clean.
Step 2: Mix 4 parts of rubber glue to 1 part of superglue. Stir well to combine. I find that the superglue gives it some rigidity, and without it the patched area has too much give.
Step 3: Apply to worn area, making sure to get a smooth layer. Leave to dry for 12 hrs.
Step 4: Lightly sand with a fine grit sand paper. You don’t want a glossy, slick surface on your shoes when you’re next pushing off that tiny foothold!