How good is the Nike Vapor S2?

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  1. tomgavin

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    Tennis magazine gave it the Editor's choice award. I like the specs--especially the 13.2 oz. I've been using the Kirschbaum ultra-ascendor and really like them but thought I could get something a tad lighter--which would be helpful for my quickness. Thanks
     
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  2. James Brown

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    the vapors are freakin awesome. best shoe ive ever played with. they provide ridiculous comfort...HOWEVER, they tear EASILY. the first time i went on court with them, i slid and tore some of the side off...thats not a good sign
     
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  3. hermz

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    hey james brown . i think u meant k swiss ultra-ascendor. why don't u try other shoes like the bonzer ? its pretty durable and comfrotable .
     
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  4. William Bedford

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    Try the new balance CT 820 shoes. At 13.4ounces and less than 70 notes - they are way better than the Nike offering....
     
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  5. James Brown

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    hermz...huh..? no im talking about the vapor s2...heh. my problem is, everything i wear is nike, and my feet are used to nike shoes. so i look into the new nike offerings. i was pretty close to checking out the barricade 3's though..heard good things.
     
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  6. Brian Purdie

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    James, I too am a Nike fan shoes and all, and I have expiramented with Barricades that I bought, but nothing comes close to the Breathe Free 1 and Air oscillate.
     
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  7. PureCarlosMoyaDrive

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    I've worn my vapors once. Feel like slippers. They RULE. Most comfortable shoes I've ever worn. I can run faster in them I swear. And, you can slide nicely on hard in them without thinking bout it. They are great, but I know they'll be gone soon.
     
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  8. Matt H.

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    i can't wear anything except the Air Oscillates on the tennis court...but i was thinking about picking up a pair of the vapors to wear around. Would they be an ok running shoe?
     
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  9. mista-k

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    you took the words right out of my mouth.... :wink:
     
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  10. perfmode

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    I love em. Your feet are low to the ground you feel like you only have socks on. They are great.
     
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  11. jings

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    A very comfortable shoe - best used in a line up with your older shoes so it doesn't take a regular bashing ... that or buy 4 pairs of them and rotate them. Longevity comments abound for a reason.
     
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  12. RickN

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    A really nice pair of shoes that are super comfortable. I went up half a size for a better fit.
     
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  13. jings

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    Good point RickN, I did too and it was the right move.
     
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  14. ragnaROK

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    Awesome shoe. Great comfort and feels weightless. They wear out rly fast, so I only use it as a match day shoe.
     
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  15. RickN

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    Which part of the Vapors wear out first? I'm using my Vapors sparingly so no wear yet but I'm sure that will change.
     
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