Adidas Barricade 8s in 2013

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  1. Irrelevant

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    So I just finished browsing through the Fall 2013 Team catalog from Adidas and I noticed that the new Barricade is set for a June 2013 release, which is quite odd seeing as how the 7s just came out last year. Is Adidas stopping the 2 year trend now?

    I'd post pics but it would be against forum rules, however I would have to say they look a lot like the 7s, but with a tiny bit of added stuff. Almost like a 7+5, cosmetic wise.
     
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  2. Yaz

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    Heard the same thing from a tennis shop owner. June release for B8s
     
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  3. MattCrosby

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    I felt like throwing up after seeing them. They dont look nice.
     
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  4. chaddles

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    Seen the shoes in person and they look quite good. We are getting 2 colour ways here - mainly black with white, silver & red, and then a mainly white with red & black trims. Don't look too bad.

    The new red & blue feathers look great too.
     
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  5. MattCrosby

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    I'll probably still end up getting them, if Anyone wants the cataloge is up on Adiads' website, just google Fall 2013 Team catalog from Adidas
     
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  6. Babolast

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    Getting very tired of the red/blue/yellow that Adidas is giving us.

    Hoping for some greens/purples for Spring 2014.
     
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  7. NJ1

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    please let us know what page the Barricades are on...
     
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    Reminder: We do not allow users to post email address requesting catalog images. All posts of this nature will be deleted. Persistence can be cause for a ban.

    Thank you,
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  9. bosssauce

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    not against the rules to post pics if so email them
     
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  10. bosssauce

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    so sorry did not read tws post
     
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  11. MIKEPANTELAKIS

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    I plan on stocking up on 7s unless when I see the "actual" shoe and it does in fact look better.

    Right now, that looks TERRIBLE!
     
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  12. bosssauce

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    where did you find them?
     
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  13. axel89

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    barricades are better bang for your buck if you find a nice colorway then yes but they don't look as sleek as vapors imo
     
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  14. Irrelevant

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    If anyones wondering, they're under "Adidas Utilities". Currently just in the development stages so it's a pretty bad way to tell how the real thing will be like. The heel piece looks extremely weird to me.
     
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  15. SempreSami

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    The heel looks "interesting" on the 8.0s in the Team catalogue. Other than that it looks relatively similar to the 7.0 with an additional colour band perpendicular to the stripes.
     
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  16. Adidas_Anderson

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    Yes,not looking good, i wonder why Adidas promotes his 8's where 7 were selling good?
     
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  17. NJ1

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    Fully agreed.
     
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  18. The Meat

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    I just read the catalog and saw this

    "Outsole: Stability claws help maintain quick cuts and fast footwork during extreme lateral movements and changes in direction."

    On the bottom it states that there's adiwear 6, but it doesn't exactly specify in the outsole description about whether there's a 6-month durability guarantee. Can anyone confirm they are still doing it?
     
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    adiwear 6 is the outsole with the guarantee. Always.
     
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  20. The Meat

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    Thanks, but the Barricade team also has Adiwear 6 for the outsole but doesn't come with the guarantee.
     
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  21. 3fees

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    B8's-available June 2013,Expected Redesign of B8's- Spring 2014
     
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  22. PhotoBlue

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    They look really ugly but I know it's just an initial design...
     
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    I hope theyre just improved versions of the 7, with the same look, kinda like nike does with their breathe series.
     
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  24. darklore009

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    is the b8 suppose to have mesh in the forefoot. sorta looks like it
     
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  25. bosssauce

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    They dont look that different
     
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  26. PhotoBlue

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    Yeah but B7 is an overall cleaner, simpler design which I like.
     
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  27. bosssauce

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    oh i dont like barricades since before the 6
     
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  28. Irrelevant

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    I feel like this probably the right answer but it's all guesses for now.

    How can you tell? To me it just looks like a solid piece like how it is on the B7s right now. Mess inserts again, probably, but seems to just be a solid toe cap.
     
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  29. darklore009

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    making a guess. who knows. just by looking at it, could be mesh. i imagine it to be like a vapor mesh in the forefoot
     
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  30. Irrelevant

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    Oh I see. Yeah that's true I somewhat see it since it's like clear-ish at the front.
     
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  31. darklore009

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    it's a possibility, but still under development thought. never know what the final product would be
     
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  32. [d]ragon

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    The sample one I tried on was very comfortable, much more than the 7s
     
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  33. NJ1

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    If the change is much more than cosmetic then there's no chance Murray will switch from his custom-soled 7s. Djokovic seems to love the B7s too, which are stock aside from the graphics.
     
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  34. bosssauce

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    where di you try it on?
     
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  35. Collegeharry

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    Any new information on these such as pics or updated release date?
     
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  36. Babolast

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    As far as I know the shoe will hit retail just before the US Open.
     
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  37. JDMasFCK

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    So they're still coming out this June?
     
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  38. Babolast

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    No, late Aug early Sept.
     
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  39. Irrelevant

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    I assume another of your insider sources :p?
     
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    I searched google for barricade 8...can't find the pics.

    I hope the B8 is lower to the ground and more comfortable than the B7 out of the box (like the V9). Personally, I dont care if they last for 1000 hours of play. For $140 they should be comfortable...
     
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  41. Gasolina

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    Can't have best of both worlds. I've heard that nothing beats the V( in terms of comfort. But the barricade isn't the GOAT hardcourt shoe for nothing.

    They're not going to drastically change it. The shoe's been around and has a dedicated following.
     
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  42. Fusker

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    "Lower to the ground" in simple terms probably means less depth for cushioning. After suffering a recurring heel bruise with my Vapors, it has not been an issue since switching to the Barricade 7s. So there's at least one of us out there that likes the higher setup of the Barricade. I loved the Vapors initially, but just couldn't stay in them.

    *Edit* I should have clarified that I'm referring to the Vapor 8 shoe. I haven't tried the V9, but haven't heard anybody say that it's that much different in terms of cushioning. My heel bruise was high on the back of the heel (not the bottom), and just the imagery of the B7 versus the V9 shows a lot more protection on the Barricades.**
     
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  43. sofaraway26

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    I think B7 is very great. I have 3 items and don't need of b8 now.
    But what about appareal winter-fall line?
     
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  44. bosssauce

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    no right before the us open
     
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  45. Babolast

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    That's what I already said.
     
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  46. PhotoBlue

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    I love the B7... My go to shoe.
     
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  47. AREYOUOUTOFYOURVULCANMIND

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    Can somebody make a drawing of what they look like? I have not seen them but am curious. My curiosity makes me ask you to show me them legally. I think drawings are legal if you do them yourself. Please, draw.
     
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  48. db10s

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    I would... But it has been a while since I saw them.
     
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  49. darklore009

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    it's not every different from the 7s. i would say it's close to the 5s
     
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  50. PhotoBlue

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    Google adidas fall 2013 team catalogue.
     
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