Okay, it doesn’t get more minimal than this (hence the name).
Arguably, this is even more minimalist than the Ultra-Minimalist Hitch since there’s no knot.
Our first customer service manager, Bill Babcock, came up with this idea, and he uses it for running 100+ miles/week.
To make this style, you’ll need 2 “Crow Beads” (available at any craft store:
First, a few tying tips and notes:
Tying the Lace knot:
This is the knot we most commonly use, especially with our 100% polyester laces.
The “Lace Bead”:
This is the smallest “knot” you can make for your Xero Shoes.
Tying a Figure-8 knot:
If you have our original laces with the nylon core, you’ll want to use this knot.
The basic running sandal tying pattern
Uber-Ultra Minimal to the Max Style
Step-by-Step instructions coming soon!