Colored Nike's have better toe durability than whites?

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  1. AmericanTemplar

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    The past two pairs of shoes that I had were white NIke's. The first pair was the white BFII's and the last pair were the white cages. For the past few weeks I have been wearing the grey/yellow cages and so far they show very little wear considering that I normally completely wear out shoes in less than two months. My current pair are actually a replacement for a pair that I wore out in a little over a month and I have another fresh pair still in the box for a pair that I wore out in a little over a month. So I am trying to figure out why these pair are holding up better than my previous pairs and here are all of the possible reasons that I have come up with:

    -The dye in the plastic adds to the durability.
    -I am dragging my toe less than I did before.
    -Shorter days mean that I am playing a little less than before.
    -Nike replaces shoes that wore out within 6 months with a more durable pair.
    -Nike makes slight durability adjustments when they release new colors.

    Anyway, I'm not sure why my shoes are lasting longer, but I was just curious if anyone else has found that Nike's colored shoes (or any brands colored shoes) hold up better than all white shoes.
     
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  2. BreakPoint

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    You do know that the Cages have the new XDR soles that are more durable than the DRC soles on the BFII's, right?
     
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  3. AmericanTemplar

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    Yeah, but as I said, the last pair that I had were also cages.
     
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  4. YonexDude

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    it's probably in your head. my cages ripped everywhere within a month of har-tru play and they're blue
     
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  5. OnyxZ28

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    Racist! Just kidding. I haven't noticed any difference in durability between white-toed shoes and colored ones.
     
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