These arrived today after wandering terra incognito for a full week.
Just tried them out in the kitchen and got a triple from fifth of of them, easy as 1,2,3. o.O
I have never actually done a triple in my kitchen before because there are too many things to crack your skull on if you really fall out of a turn. These shoes, though—they sport giant front half-sole pads that feel incredibly secure.
The fit is pretty good—a tad looser than my Sanshas in the toe box, which is nice, but still narrow enough in the arch, instep, and heel (my feet are just a bit duckish).
I might try size 8 as well, but 8.5 leaves room for my extra-long (and rather prehensile) second toe.