Don't forget the thing about the GoldenEra(Later 80's to early 90's)
I remeber these being all the rage when I was at school, every one wanted a pair. Then when we all had a pair a rumour went round that if you cut off the cooling arrow thing on the sole it said KKK as in Klu Klux Klan! Every stopped wearing them after that. Strange days.
Still have my Troop Cobra's