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The aim of the invention is to design a sole (1), and a shoe with such a sole (1), so that the length of the sole (1) or of the upper attached to it can be easily adjusted, using adjustment means (11), to meet the needs of the wearer of the shoe. This is achieved by virtue of the act that a front thrust block (7) is fitted at the rear (5) of the front sole (2) and a rear thrust block (8) at the front (6) of the rear sole (3). The shoe is fitted with at least one adjustment means (11) which forms a force-locking connection with the two thrust blocks (7, 8), the jointed section (4) thus being adjustable by the adjustment means (11) to various lengths.

Title
Shoe sole, and shoe with such a sole
Application Number
8/737323
Publication Number
6138385
Application Date
February 27, 1998
Publication Date
October 31, 2000
Inventor
Horst Widmann
Schwaig
DE
Reinhold Sussmann
Scheinfeld
DE
Roland Jungkind
Garmisch-Partenkirchen
DE
Agent
Nixon Peabody
Agent
David S Safran
Assignee
Puma Aktiengellschaft Rudolf Dassler Sport
DE
IPC
A43B 3/26
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