Asics Gel Resolution 4 TW Exclusive Colorways

Discussion in 'Shoes and Apparel' started by TW Staff, Apr 25, 2012.

  1. grimmbomb21

    grimmbomb21 Professional

    Joined:
    Jul 16, 2005
    Messages:
    1,083
    Location:
    CA
    When your first thought is Elton John, the shoe is not for you. I'll pass.
     
    #51
  2. Arthuro

    Arthuro Semi-Pro

    Joined:
    May 27, 2010
    Messages:
    606
    Yeah I just ordered a pair
     
    #52
  3. 1st Seed

    1st Seed Semi-Pro

    Joined:
    Dec 27, 2008
    Messages:
    791
    Location:
    Toronto
    all canucks there is a warranty in Canada
    Emailed asics asking why they don't honour the warranty as per the USA
    I was quickly replied with YES we do only in the gR4's
    so keep your recipts:)
    i can go threw the soles in a weekend, but well worth it considering youre walking on a cloud
     
    Last edited: Apr 27, 2012
    #53
  4. nyc

    nyc Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Jun 3, 2006
    Messages:
    1,531
    Location:
    SoCal
    too bad the whole neon color retro 80s look is so 3 years ago.

    But I do applaud Asics for having some guts and bring some fun to a market that is staunchily conservative.
     
    #54
  5. raging

    raging Professional

    Joined:
    Nov 3, 2009
    Messages:
    1,359
    asics shoes rock! Have had lots of their Kayanos. But would like to know what you think of SFX, I have Propulse 3 as Contract shoe but also interested in SFX as it is supposedly softer, more comfortable ride?
     
    #55
  6. JGads

    JGads Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2010
    Messages:
    4,409
    Man, these are killer.
     
    #56
  7. ArliHawk

    ArliHawk Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2012
    Messages:
    2,288
    Really torn on what I call the Lite Brights. Might have to order both the 8.5 and 9 to see what works out best. Seems like it's a mixed bag on the sizing according to the reviews and recommendations.
     
    #57
  8. Cindysphinx

    Cindysphinx G.O.A.T.

    Joined:
    Aug 31, 2006
    Messages:
    15,360
    This shoe is causing me a great deal of pain.

    I love love love any shoe that looks different. I don't know why -- it just energizes me.

    Trouble is, I have five pairs of Prince T22s in service right now (although two are ready for the dust bin). I was never a big fan of the Resolution.

    Then again . . . it's *beautiful!*

    Maybe I should just get them already . . . .
     
    #58
  9. The Dampener

    The Dampener Professional

    Joined:
    Aug 18, 2006
    Messages:
    1,325
    I wear nothing but ASICs. I love 'em. And I, too, love any shoe that flips the bird at convention.

    I just don't love the idea of paying $120. For any shoe.

    : (
     
    #59
  10. Arthuro

    Arthuro Semi-Pro

    Joined:
    May 27, 2010
    Messages:
    606
    Is it wrong that I have every colorway of Asics Gel Resolutions from the 2 to the 4?

    I kind of collect them like airforce ones.
     
    #60
  11. PhotoBlue

    PhotoBlue Professional

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2011
    Messages:
    1,394
    Location:
    The tennis court
    Hey guys. Just have a question about the GR4. I have always wanted to try some asics but haven't because I have never had a shoe better than Nike or adidas. So...

    #1- how is the cushioning on these shoes, particularly heel?
    #2- how is the durability on these shoes? Note: I play about 20 hrs a week on hard courts that are pretty gritty.

    Thank you
     
    #61
  12. banter

    banter Semi-Pro

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2010
    Messages:
    400
    Location:
    California - Texas
    Cushioning is superb.
    Durability is less than adidas and Nike, but they out do them in other categories to easily compensate.
     
    #62
  13. The Dampener

    The Dampener Professional

    Joined:
    Aug 18, 2006
    Messages:
    1,325
    I agree.

    The cushioning is why many choose ASICs. The durability used to be terrible. But they improved it for generation 3/8 or the Resolutions/Challengers. The Games still wear pretty quickly in my opinion.
     
    #63
  14. PhotoBlue

    PhotoBlue Professional

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2011
    Messages:
    1,394
    Location:
    The tennis court
    Might give them a try...
     
    #64
  15. eidolonshinobi

    eidolonshinobi Professional

    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2011
    Messages:
    1,476
    Location:
    Sunny San Diego
    Is this Europe Exclusive? I dig the bright red, didn't much care for the brick red of the GR3.
     
    #65
  16. NJ1

    NJ1 Professional

    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2011
    Messages:
    1,361
    Location:
    NA
    I hear you, but remember $120 is really on $60 per shoe if you play often thanks to the wear warranty.
     
    #66
  17. dje31

    dje31 Professional

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2004
    Messages:
    853
    It's like a koala bear crapped a rainbow in my brain!

    Actually, I don't hate them...definitely works on the "High Visual Clutter" scale...just not sure I can pull off that look at 47...
     
    #67
  18. ArliHawk

    ArliHawk Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2012
    Messages:
    2,288
    Age is just a number. I'm 37 and am very tempted by these. My only confusion is to size down or stay the same size. Guess I could just order both and send the ones back that don't work.
     
    #68
  19. King_roger

    King_roger Semi-Pro

    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2007
    Messages:
    552
    Location:
    Austria
    IMO the best Gel-Resolution colorway ever!
    They're unbelievable!
     
    #69
  20. The Dampener

    The Dampener Professional

    Joined:
    Aug 18, 2006
    Messages:
    1,325
    True, but there are so many options available at $40, or less, per shoe.
     
    #70
  21. Hankenstein

    Hankenstein Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Feb 14, 2008
    Messages:
    1,509
    Location:
    on the red dirt of Europe
    119 $ is a VERY good price for this shoe! Here in Sweden, the normal Gel Res 4 is about 1400 SEK (around 200 US $) :shock:
     
    #71
  22. eidolonshinobi

    eidolonshinobi Professional

    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2011
    Messages:
    1,476
    Location:
    Sunny San Diego
    Goodness...that's a ripoff
     
    #72
  23. dje31

    dje31 Professional

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2004
    Messages:
    853
    That's why they have the disclaimer / rule : "US sales only"
     
    #73
  24. jorel

    jorel Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Feb 20, 2004
    Messages:
    2,489
    #74
  25. Torres

    Torres Banned

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2011
    Messages:
    4,760
    Cost of living tends to be quite high in Sweden.

    Lovely country but go into a normal bar in Stockholm, and a pint of Coca-Cola will be the equivalent of $6-$7.
     
    Last edited: May 2, 2012
    #75
  26. T21D

    T21D Semi-Pro

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2010
    Messages:
    786
    Location:
    San Antone, Tejas
     
    #76
  27. The Dampener

    The Dampener Professional

    Joined:
    Aug 18, 2006
    Messages:
    1,325
    Did you choose your normal size, or go a 1/2 size smaller as recommended?
     
    #77
  28. T21D

    T21D Semi-Pro

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2010
    Messages:
    786
    Location:
    San Antone, Tejas
    yes sir, I'm a true US 10 in Nike/adidas. A live outside pic from a point and shoot. Unlike, TW's studio $1000plus DSLR pic:oops:
    [​IMG]
     
    #78
  29. Yonie

    Yonie Semi-Pro

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2008
    Messages:
    400
    Location:
    Europe
    Jeez thanks for the pic, these are sick!! :shock: :shock:
    I bet you will get A LOT of comments about them oncourt.

    Sucks they are US only :(
     
    #79
  30. ArliHawk

    ArliHawk Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2012
    Messages:
    2,288
    So, did you size down or not?
     
    #80
  31. NRod2

    NRod2 Rookie

    Joined:
    May 1, 2012
    Messages:
    134
    Location:
    Indian Wells, Ca
    Seeing them in that setting, they seem like they'll work well with white and green shorts and shirts. I was worried maybe I'd look like a clown on the court, but they're not nearly as bad without the women's colors and confetti all around.
     
    #81
  32. T21D

    T21D Semi-Pro

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2010
    Messages:
    786
    Location:
    San Antone, Tejas
    ArliHawk- YES went down to a 9.5

    NRod2- and WHITE socks (asics resolution crew- my OCD kicks in and I HAVE to have the same brand sock/ shoe combo:oops:)
     
    #82
  33. dizzlmcwizzl

    dizzlmcwizzl Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2010
    Messages:
    2,200
    Location:
    DE
    Got these shoes today and played 4 sets. Felt great and looked ugly ... er awesome

    Anywho, I went 1/2 size small and wished I had not. They are fine, I will play them and wear them out ... but the extra 1/2 size would be just a little more comfy ...
     
    #83
  34. ArliHawk

    ArliHawk Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2012
    Messages:
    2,288
    Now I am just all worlds of confused. Some say size down, others say normal size. Too confusing.

    Will have to try them on at my local shop.
     
    #84
  35. netguy

    netguy Semi-Pro

    Joined:
    Aug 5, 2009
    Messages:
    720
    Location:
    On the Baseline
    It seems that people with wider feet should stay with their normal size,
    and people with normal to narrow feet should go 1/2 size down.
     
    #85
  36. tennisinoc

    tennisinoc Semi-Pro

    Joined:
    Feb 20, 2007
    Messages:
    639
    #86
  37. netguy

    netguy Semi-Pro

    Joined:
    Aug 5, 2009
    Messages:
    720
    Location:
    On the Baseline
    ^^^
    Well, going down 1/2 size fitted me and three TW playtesters. (See the review)
    The important thing is that you found what works for you. Now enjoy your GR4
     
    #87
  38. AutoXer

    AutoXer Rookie

    Joined:
    Jun 23, 2009
    Messages:
    240
    Location:
    Cartersville, GA
    I really wanted the blue\silver till I saw these. Ordered them a few minutes ago.
     
    #88
  39. Torres

    Torres Banned

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2011
    Messages:
    4,760
    #89
  40. Torres

    Torres Banned

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2011
    Messages:
    4,760
    The photos seem to have disappeared?

    I'm only seeing a white square with a red cross.
     
    #90
  41. Nojoke

    Nojoke Rookie

    Joined:
    Aug 25, 2007
    Messages:
    274
    #91
  42. dizzlmcwizzl

    dizzlmcwizzl Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2010
    Messages:
    2,200
    Location:
    DE
    Not true for me also ... while I have large feet (size 13) they are not wide for their size ... every time I have ever been fit my feet have been long and lean ... just like I wish I were.
     
    #92
  43. T21D

    T21D Semi-Pro

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2010
    Messages:
    786
    Location:
    San Antone, Tejas
    that's because I DELETED them.
     
    #93
  44. Torres

    Torres Banned

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2011
    Messages:
    4,760
    Which begs the obvious question.....
     
    #94
  45. Arthuro

    Arthuro Semi-Pro

    Joined:
    May 27, 2010
    Messages:
    606
    This colorway is sick!!! Has to be the best of the year.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    Thoughts?
     
    #95
  46. TroutSc

    TroutSc Semi-Pro

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2012
    Messages:
    470
    My wife's arrived today. Wow
     
    #96
  47. TroutSc

    TroutSc Semi-Pro

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2012
    Messages:
    470
    I can't post pics yet but if anyone wants to see a real life shot, let me know, I can snap/send to someone to post.
     
    #97
  48. JGads

    JGads Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2010
    Messages:
    4,409
    #98
  49. Torres

    Torres Banned

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2011
    Messages:
    4,760
    I like them. Conservative but not boring. Classy looking in a restrained way, though I'd like to see a bit more gold in the colorway.

    There's also a women's version of this which has a identical colorway as the men's. Speaking to a retailer friend of mine though, he's not going to stock them because doesn't think that colorway is going to sell that well to women.

    Absolutely LOVE what Asics are doing at the moment with the range of GR4 colorways being offered. I just wish all the colorways were available equally in US and Europe.
     
    #99
  50. Arthuro

    Arthuro Semi-Pro

    Joined:
    May 27, 2010
    Messages:
    606
    I know. I have made it my personal goal to get each one of the colorways released, but international shipping is a beast.
     

Share This Page