Most comfortable tennis shoes I've ever worn!

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  1. Limpinhitter

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    For those looking more for comfort, I recently bought, and highly recommend, the Wilson Tour Vision tennis shoes. Other than some aesthetics, they appear to be identical to the Tour Vision II's. Like most tennis shoes, they have abundant cushion in the heel. However, unlike any other tennis shoe I've warn, they also have abundant cushion in the forefoot where I need it most. Further, the solid hard plastic arch provides plenty of stability.

    Great job, Wilson!
     
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  2. Pocky

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    Most uncomfortable for me would be the 4.3. Ever...

    Stiff as hell, no ventilation, couldn't wiggle my toes, narrow, heavy.

    The past 2.3, 1,3 cage 2, cage were satisfactory.
     
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  3. vChRiSv

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    Agreed. Without a doubt, they are the most comfortable shoes I've ever worn. It's an absolute treat to wear them, hard to explain the feeling to someone who has never tried them. Like a giant pillow or fluffy cloud...
     
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  4. Rozroz

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    any word on durability VS Barricade?
     
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  5. PhotoBlue

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    Durability is probably a joke
     
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  6. Limpinhitter

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    These shoes are so different that if you like the Barricade (narrow, stiff and no cushion in the forefoot), you probably won't like the Tour Vision (wide, soft and a ton of cushion in the forefoot), regardless of the durability. I'm not that concerned about the durability myself. They seem like a very well constructed shoe, but, I suspect the softer outsoul will be less durable than some shoes. I couldn't wear a Barricade if my life depended on it.
     
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  7. keithfival

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    Yup. I think I'm on my 6th pair and have never considered anything else. Sure hope the Tour Vision II's are exactly the same.
     
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  8. JGads

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    Great shoe indeed, extremely comfy, great option for the wide-footers out there (agree that if you like Barricades, you won't like these; I hate Barricades, just too narrow and clunky). ... I did find that after awhile, the forefoot cushioning kind of matted down (a lot like other shoes), but I didn't mind it so much because I actually like to feel the court a bit with my feet rather than walking on overly squishy cushioning...

    and durability on the Tour Visions is just fine, fyi. They'll last awhile.
     
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  9. Gonzalito17

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    Great shoes for sure. I was wearing Nike Ballistecs and Barricades for about five years running then tried the Trance and Visions this year and they blew me away, so comfortable, light, soft. Love them and have already loaded up on them. I really like the looks of them too. Wilson is #1 for shoes in my book. Undisputed #1.
     
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  10. Rozroz

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    Limpinhitter (or anyone else!), does this also refers to the Tour Vision II?
    they have outsole warranty so i wouldn't mind trying them.
    how's your outsole btw? how long have you used them till now?
    any new thoughts ?

    thanks!
     
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  11. Vlad_C

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    The Tour Vision and Tour Vision II are the same, only minor cosmetic changes.
    I bought a pair last year. When I tried these in store, I was immediately impressed by how comfortable they felt, and I bought them without any more thought.
    Later on on the court, reality set in... The upper plastic is very soft and provides no lateral support. The arch support was very poor as well. The outsole was half gone after 2 weeks.
    In the end, I just used these as walking shoes, and bought a pair of real tennis shoes for the court.
     
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  12. Bergboy123

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    Same for me. As comfy and fluffy as they are, they didn't click for me on the tennis court. I use them as walking shoes and just around, but not for tennis.
     
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  13. Rozroz

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    Damn, that doesn't sound too good :(
    this is the problem with mixed reviews..
    The same shoe suddenly sounds a bad bargain.
     
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