And when you look at the prices for postage.....wow, not that big a saving.
I was very peeved that the 'advertorial' they had in Athletics Weekly said of course go to a shop for your first pair, get gait anlayisis etc, then buy your next shoes off the net! What becomes of specialist advice from specialist shops? Of course I forgot. You just trawl the internet and post on web sites asking which shoe is best for me?
Great site perhaps but the internet is NOT a place for running shoes. it's for mean people who want to save a few quid.
I'm all for supporting local shops etc... and I will always head straight to them if I ever want to look and ask advice on potential purchases before parting with my money there and then, but if I later need the same item without any advice etc, unless there's literally a few quid in it then I'll order online.
For the sake of a few quid I'll happily support my local shop, but if it's £10-15+ and I would hardly consider myself a meanie buying online instead.
EDIT: Just want to clarify my last point... if it's £10-£15 more in the local shop and I've used them for advice or to try out the product etc... I'll happily pay it... though for £10-£15 difference on a product I know without seeing that I'm going to buy (such as a Garmin etc) I'd buy online/
intersting site.... problem is itonly seems to list shoes from large chains...would these large chains be paying them advertising revenue or similar...surely not
at this time of year all the new autumn winter shoes come into stock, call up your independant and ask them what deal they can offer on last seasons colour...I know i can't keep my website up to date as i would like to but as an example i have a few pairs of mizuno nirvana3 at £50 and some brooks GTS 7 if i have the size for £45, Mizuno creation 8W £50
ok so forgive the shameless plug, but if you want a good deal call up the local guys and ask the questions