Originally Posted by MrGlass01
give them a good wash with a degreasing dish soap and warm water. There is some slickness to vibram when they are new and I have found this to help to bring out the grip. I thought they were slick too, then i found a trak at the course. uber grippy, then i washed mine and they got a ton better.
If you live by the ocean, the salt water does the same thing. I took my Traks to the beach while my wife was taking a surfing lesson a month or so ago. I couldn't get the sticker residue from the store off the disc, so I grabbed a handful of sand and wore it off that way before rinsing it in the ocean. I don't know if it was the sand or the salt but after that they were much grippier.