TR103 Minimalist Training Boot
Narrated by:Glen Becker,
Chief Sales Officer, Belleville Boot Company
A true minimalist boot featuring a 5mm "drop" between the heel & forefoot, the MINI-MiL® is designed specifically for the conditioned warrior athlete currently training in minimalist athletic footwear. This quick-drying unlined boot is not only highly breathable, but lightweight too - weighing less than 2 lbs a pair.
- A true minimalist boot with a 5 millimeter “drop”
- Exclusive Vibram® “Tarsus” oil and slip resistant rubber
- Highly breathable unlined leather & nylon upper
- Double & triple stitched seams for enhanced durability
- Padded Achilles support
- 8” height
PLEASE READ BEFORE PURCHASING: If you are wearing the MINI-MiL® for the first time or have not previously trained in minimalist footwear such as Vibram® FiveFingers, we encourage a very gradual transition as you will be using new muscles in the feet and lower legs. We recommend wearing the MINI-MiL® for 1 – 2 hour intervals the first few weeks. Gradually increase usage as your body strengthens and adapts.
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Reviewer: Adam Larson
Wearing these boots for the first time today and love them so far. I've been wearing five fingers and other minimalist shoes for about 2 years now, and until now have only had relatively heavy, thick boots to wear in uniform. These boots are super light, have a low profile outsole, a wide toe box, and very little heel to toe drop. Keep in mind; they are still much more substantial and supportive than any minimalist sneaker. However, they are about as close to the “barefoot feel” as you can get in a military boot, and are extremely comfortable, especially compared to any military boots I have worn for the past 12 years. I expect that they will be even more comfortable once they break in and the leather loosens up a bit. I pre-ordered these boots the moment I saw them available, paid full price for them, and have no regrets in doing so.
A note on sizing: These boots run a bit smaller than other Belleville’s I have had. I am a US 10.5 in both the 610Z and the 650ST boots. In these TR103’s I went with a US 11, and probably could go to an 11.5. The 11 is just barely big enough and I think will be perfect once they break in and stretch out a little.
Reviewer: Andrew Nowakowski
this product seems ideal and is greatly needed. i do not own a pair yet because i just found out about them 20 minutes ago. i wont be able to speak of true quality yet but i feel that the approach take makes them in concept a five out of five product. i personally will be using them for hiking and trekking will no military training. i would really like to see a version of this for wet conditions. i live in maine and i would like to use them and be comfortable during active use in January. thanks for heading this initiative.