Need some light adidas shoes

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  1. zackb

    zackb New User

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    Guys,
    I wear the Tirand III now, but they feel heavy and I don't feel like I move well in them. The adidas tend to fit me well. Any suggestions on a lighweight shoe from Adidas for hardcourts?



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  2. hcb0804

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    Hey, how about the ones called "Feathers"?
     
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  3. ArliHawk

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    adizero feather 2s are an exceptional shoe.

    Might want to try the ace, but not as good as the feather.
     
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  4. Ramon

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    The logical response would be the AdiZero Feathers, but having tried last year's version I'm skeptical about them. They have a strange fit, narrow in the toe box but also rather high in the same area, and they caused my toes to jam against the front when I stop (which the Barricade is also known to do).

    If you like Adidas because of the narrow fit and want a light weight shoe, I recommend trying the Lotto Raptor Ultra. I have the Ultra II, and now they sell the Ultra III, which I heard is very similar. They are even narrower than the Feathers and feel lighter as well.
     
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  5. OldFedIsOld

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    Adi Feathers are very narrow, do not buy them unless you have narrow feet. I have normal width feet and after a few days of playing in them I developed blisters on all of my toes, it was a very painful experience.
     
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  6. ArliHawk

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    The 2s are much wider in the toe box for a more universal fit. Check out the review on this site. And I am telling you from personal experience they are a much better fit than last year's model.
     
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  7. ArliHawk

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    2s are a much more universal fit.
     
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    That's probably true. I noticed they changed the fit on the latest Barricade also, but I'm still concerned about the toe jamming problem on the Feathers. It's still a problem with the Barricade (as mentioned on TW's review).
     
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    i definetly recommend the adidas adizero feather IIs
     
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  10. brianb76

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    I like the Barricade Teams, even lighter than the feather with good stability
     
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  11. anhuynh16

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    your kidding me......
     
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  12. ArliHawk

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    Tried the Barricade team 2s and they are mediocre at best. Not good ventilation amd nowhere near the feather 2s.
     
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  13. zackb

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    My foot is actually a lkittle wode, but the Tirand's were not a problem wideness wise. They are comfy, but heavy. Nike, on the other hand, are realy narrow at the top of my feet. Don't like their shoes at all.
     
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  14. Oz_Rocket

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    I have slightly wider feet and the Barricade Team 2s were the only ones from the current Adidas range I could find stocked in my city that felt comfortable. Not as light as some, not as good as their top end shoes, but in the end I wanted to try something aside from the New Balance I've used for years.

    They are definitely lighter than the NB and so far I really love them. I would love to have narrower feet and be able to just pick and chose the best shoe but that just ain't going to happen.
     
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  15. robbo1970

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    I think the Galaxy Elite seem pretty light.
     
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