Do Addidas tennis shoes run small?

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  1. backhander

    backhander Rookie

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    Hi, I can't decide whether to get a size 8 or 8.5

    I'm usually a size 8, but if i remember correctly, I think I remember Adidas shoes running half a size small, is that correct?

    Anyone experience this? To give perspective, New Balance shoes fit me fine, so an 8 is an 8. How about Adidas though?

    thanks
     
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  2. nautika721

    nautika721 New User

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    When I recently tried on Barricade IIs, size 11.5 fit me great length-wise, but was too narrow, so I went with a 12.

    I'd say they are pretty narrow, so a half-size up might be a good bet.
     
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  3. Toph

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    my barricade iv's are fine width wise (i have wide feet) but are pretty big in the forefoot area. not big enough of a difference to go a difference size, but they are the same as most shoes for me
     
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  4. vinnier6

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    i am a size 8 in every shoe out there with the exception of nikes...8.5...i have worn reebok, prince, adidas, wilson and kswiss...all normal size 8 for me...just the nikes that seem to be out of whack...
     
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  5. MEAC_ALLAMERICAN

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    I have been wearing the Adidas Barricade, plus all my work-out sneakers are adidas since college, I wear a size 8.
    But for tennis I have to go to a size 8.5 or 9 because they do run small, I thought my feet had grown :D but it was just the adidas.
     
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  6. rabidcow

    rabidcow Semi-Pro

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    Yep, I would go up a half size
     
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  7. lilxjohnyy

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    i dont think they do cuz if they do tenniswarehouse would mention it... like babolat
     
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  8. Cruzer

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    Every model of Adidas shoes I have worn have fit true to size.
     
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  9. tennisnj

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    I normally wear size 8 in Adidas, my Barricade IIIs & Accelerators are size 8, however, lately, with some of their other shoe models, like Feathers, Tirands & Clima Ultimates, I've noticed lately I've had to go up to an 8 1/2. Just too narrow for me, & I don't have a wide foot either. Adidas sneakers aren't as narrow as Nikes, but they seem to be getting closer & closer.
     
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  10. Dave M

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    I've always found them to be narro compared to other brands.
     
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  11. goosala

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    The Barricade III's fit me true to size. I wear an 8.5 size. Usually Adidas has fit me large while Nike's fit smaller.
     
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  12. Michelangelo

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    For me Adidas shoes feel true to size (both length and width, feel the same compared with New Balance's with D width).

    Anyway, get a pair of shoe trees to adjust the shoe size a little bit is not a bad idea.
     
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  13. tenniko

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    really? I recently changed from Barricade II's to BF II's and I had to wear half size smaller on Nike because BF II's actually had toe box room.
     
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  14. blake_tennis

    blake_tennis New User

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    I have always thought that Nike shoes run smaller than adidas. All of my adidas shoes have fit true to size.
     
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  15. oscar_2424

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    To me they run true to their size.
     
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  16. zhan

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    plus one ....
     
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