Uber-Ultra Minimal to the Max

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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:

Silver Plated Brass Crow Bead

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.


Lacing tips:


The basic running sandal tying pattern


Uber-Ultra Minimal to the Max Style

Step-by-Step instructions coming soon!