Well I received some shoes from Osiris Footwear and all I could think about was the rather large almost space boot style shoes for street tech dogs. Well I laced up the Diego Bucherri shoes and they didn’t look like space boots at all. These shoes looked like basic skate shoes and I could actually feel my board while skating in them. The bottom of a shoe is very important, too many companies shoe bottoms suck, and these had a gummy style bottom that gripped great. I have worn these while skating a lot of different crap and they still have great grip even when my grip tape was full of pool dust. The only downfall was the fact that they didn’t cushion my feet while jumping over fences in your neck of the woods. My feet weren’t as sore as you were when you found grinds in the holes in your neighbor hood that you thought were virgins. I’m not trying to bum anyone out just trying to rape the land one hole at a time. Since I got these shoes my wife has also never been upset when I said that I had to dry a virgin off before I took a ride, what a great lady. Buy these shoes and maybe you can grind some fresh holes as well.