May I present the Adidas Barricade V Shanghai

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  1. Lendl and Federer Fan

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    The shoes are better looking in person than the picture, they look almost too nice to wear; gold and shiny. It is destined to be a collector item, I'll have to get a few more pairs of this. The two Chinese words are just cool, way better the RF and RN, Federer and Nadal have on their shoes:




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    more??? i think your set for life in your vapors...
     
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    The answer is emphatically no, I haven't even started stocking up on the Vapor V yet. :) And I wasn't planning to buy any VI after I saw the girly blue one, but Balbolat's black/blood red Vapor VI picture convinced me to pick up a few. :oops:
     
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    can you post a side view?
     
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    here you go. The two Chinese words are all over the shoes, nice...

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    i was gonna get those but i already got 2 pairs of barricades in my size for $80 so im probs gonna wait till the ballistecs come out or the new asics gel res's colors
     
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  7. SempreSami

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    I don't get it LAFF, you've said before that the Vapor IVs are better, so why stock up on Vs and (actually superior) Barricades?
     
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  8. Lendl and Federer Fan

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    First of all, I am not going to stock up on Barricades like I do on Vapors; second, who says I can not try a good beer once a while even though I like wine more. :wink:
     
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    And I have at least 3 pairs of Barricade IV and 4 pairs of the Barricade V, still my Vapor/Barricade ratio is like at least 3 to 1. :)
     
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    Do you by any chance have the limited edition black barricade V's and the dark navy colourway? If you do, could you please post a pic of those 2 colours next to each other. I'm having trouble deciding between those 2 and an actual image of it would help immensely. Thanks.
     
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    I thought Barricades would be like a couple of shots if Vapors are wine :)
     
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  12. djoko4thewin

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    Very shiny and nice. great combo with the k blade tour and black/gold six bag!
     
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  13. Lendl and Federer Fan

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    I don't have the black LE, but I have the dark navy. The dark navy Barricade looks more navy than black. The TW's picture is little misleading and confusing.
     
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  14. mrmo1115

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    You are right. IMO they look better in person. I am deciding on which Barricades to throw out, to make room for the Metallic Silver ones I am getting.

    The Lime Green ones (beat) or the Navy/Yellow ones (just a little better condition-semi - beat)
     
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  15. Lendl and Federer Fan

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    Okay, we know SS is a drinker. Here is my take on the wine stuff, when I am with the ladies, I go for the martini, but when I am with the dudes, my favorite is the vodka. :)
     
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    I took my gold Barricade out for a test drive today, you know what, the cute girls/young ladies played next court to ours kept eyeing my shoes. I pretended I didn't see them, but they approached me during a break and asked about the shoes. One thing led to another, hehe....., now I have 2 more female hitting partners. Hey, who knows, one of them might be my wife one day. :)
     
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    Yeah, you have to check it out in person first if you are undecided.
     
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    ahh i really like these but don't know if i should get them?! there are some other nice colour like the half price white/black/silver beijing, and the limited edtiiton black/metallic silver. Also anyone know a uk site to buy the shanghai ones? i can only get them from warehouse, m i d w e s t, and few other american places.
     
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  19. mrmo1115

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    edit: never mind. wrong post.
     
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    Well, yeah for you, but I think most of the people on the forums would love to have the signature RF and RN shoes... You're so lucky!!!!!!

    e-mail me if you would ever sell any of the RF vapor V's :)


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    Never mind sorry.
     
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  22. mrmo1115

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    Did not receive email.
     
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  23. djoko4thewin

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    you definatly will have it now...?
     
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  24. mrmo1115

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    No, I did not receive a email from you. Email is mrmo1115@yahoo.com

    Or even better, if you have AIM Instant Message me at mrmo1115
     
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  25. djoko4thewin

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    I don't have AIM i'm afraid but i sent you a email again from my hotmail account.
     
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  26. mrmo1115

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    Sent you 2 lengthy emails. Please respond accordingly. Thanks, I will stop posting on here.
     
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  27. djoko4thewin

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    ok Thanks for the advice.
     
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    You don't need to pay outrageous price for a RF V like I and other did, RF VI is available to the mass now.

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  29. mrmo1115

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    Tell me what you decide on, always curious ;)

    Email is the best option, I think we've goten way off subject.
     
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    I'm on the club team at Wake Forest. As soon as we saw those, they became our team shoe. They look really good on court.
     
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  31. Lendl and Federer Fan

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    I would make this my team shoes too if I have a local TW team. :)
     
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    haha!! those 2 are making me want the shanghai one even more. anyway mrmo1115 are you doing to reply?
     
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  33. mrmo1115

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    email replied, djoko4thewin. :)
     
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  34. djoko4thewin

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    cheers man :) but i'm still undecided.
     
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  35. mrmo1115

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    Why don't u get the Metallic silver ones i just got ? I think they are honestly one of the best colorways of the barricade. :)
     
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  36. mrmo1115

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    Lendl , just want to hear from you. What do you think is nicer, the Ballistic or the CC Genius? Lol, hard choice eh? I think the Ballistic edges out the CC Genius though because of what I have been hearing about the Ballistic.
     
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  37. Lendl and Federer Fan

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    I voiced my opinion on those 2 in "..Ugliest shoes.." and "is this CC Genius...ugly.." threads, there is the summary, I would rather put on this than those two: :lol:

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  38. mrmo1115

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    Haha, are you positive you won't be getting any pairs of the Ballistic? I mean, with a okay colorway it can't be that bad. Plus , PED even said if the Barricade V and Cage 2 were to have a baby, the Ballistic would be it. THats is saying some good things right there.

    Edit: So overall ,my opinion of the Ballistics have changed from hideous , never going to wear ever -> hmm, with a good colorway i could be getting them down the road.
     
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  39. djoko4thewin

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    haha! anyway the metallic silver ones are v nice, true but so are the gold. lendl and others what do you think, i'm trying to decide on a barricade colour.
     
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  40. Lendl and Federer Fan

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    I am not sure, maybe the Ballistic is not as bad as it looks in person, but I would definitely not going to bother with the CC Genius since it is definitely not my cup of tea. :)
     
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    Lendl, If you had to choose a Ballistic to get out of the colorways we know that are set to release this year, which one would you take?

    I think we both agree that the 1st two colorways missed the mark badly.

    And I agree w/ the CC Genius, definitely won't cop it even if they come out w/ a marvelous color scheme.
     
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  42. Lendl and Federer Fan

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    Please don't get me wrong, not that I don't like colorful or flashy shoes, I do. But the current Ballistic color makeup is just bad, and not harmonious.

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    So , you don't like any of them ? I mean, if you had to pick one ;)

    Those you put up there are all ugly. The yellow/white ones aren't bad.
     
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  44. Max Winther

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    I too got some looks at the club yesterday. Although, I didn't read as much into them as you did.
     
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  46. Lendl and Federer Fan

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    My take on this Ballistic so far is not sure or not for me (ugly). If I have to pick one, I would go for the most outrageous color:

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    If it looks nice on me does not necessarily mean it would be for everyone. :)
     
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    If I had to pick one, I would pick the most outrageous color scheme so far:

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  49. mrmo1115

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    I like these the most also, until my heart broke when I was told that these are 1.2's not 1.3's :(
     
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    I think that bull logo on the insides of the shoes with the pink accents is pretty cool! I don't like the overall shape of the shoe though. It looks awfully bulky.
     
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