New Shoes

Discussion in 'Shoes and Apparel' started by matchpoint54, Apr 16, 2007.

  1. matchpoint54

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    So, I play high school tennis, and we practice every day, so I'm going to need durable shoes. Right now, I switch in between my Barricade 4's, and Match Day Pumps. I have worn out and grown out of both, so I need new shoes. I would like to try something different and my price range is up to about $80. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance.
     
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  2. XFactorer

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    Nike Breathe Cage!!! Or Breathe 2 or 3. Those are the most comfortable shoes I've used. They are pricey, but if you look around, you can get them down to 90-ish bucks. If your parents love you, they'll get them for you. :p
     
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  3. courtrage

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    the asics gel resolutions feel nice and they have a warranty on them at another site...you can ask TW if they can match the warranty somehow...i've heard the prince T10 is durable and i tried on the T9 and i fell in love with it...
     
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  4. BkK_b0y14

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    asics gel enqvist
     
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  5. courtrage

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    i've tried on the gel resolution, enquist and challenger V and i must say i'm liking asics so far...they fit nice...
     
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  6. matchpoint54

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    how do the asics compare to the barricades? Any other suggestions?
     
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  7. courtrage

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    i havent played in them...actually just returned them cause i think i may have gone too small...i had 9 in barricades and nikes but i think i should've gone to 8.5 in barricades cause of the fit but i dont know...i may just be overthinking.... i'd say for 80$ the asics arent bad since they have a 6 month warranty on that other site tennis site...and i like the flashy color of the resolutions...

    what size are you?
     
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  8. str33t

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    some of the older colorways of the breathe free 2's are on sale. you might want to try those.
     
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  9. matchpoint54

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    well, I'm 14, and I'm around 5"2, so i wear size 7.5
     
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  10. TheSnowMan

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    I really like my Nike Zoom Vapor III's but they kinda lack cushioning. They are great for an hour of tennis or casual wearing; but it will hurt if you are going 2+ hours of tennis. The durability is great.
     
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  11. Dopke

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    Overall I'd go with Nike BF II. But I am currently using the Zoom Vapor 3's in black. These are nice looking shoes. :)
     
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  12. es-0

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    Yeah, I just picked up two pairs of the Vapor III's from an outlet store for about 110 for both.

    I like them alot and the lack of cushioning isn't that noticable to me.
     
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  13. mardy_fish

    mardy_fish New User

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    get the barricade 2s. i have them and they are mad comfortable and only 80 bucks.
     
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  14. iplaybetter

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    get some Adidas on clearance i like the a3's myself
     
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  15. matchpoint54

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    which of these shoes that you guys have mentioned would last me throughout the whole summer, and maybe even more? So far,the Pumps have lasted me the longest, but they're a little too heavy for me. I like the fit of the Barricades, though, but I'm looking to try something new.
     
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  16. bigmanoncampus

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    iplaybetter, where did you find the A3's on clearance, email me at laxattax337@yahoo.com if you cant post the place where you bought them on here. Thanks a lot!
     
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  17. theRadical

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    why change?

    just stick with the B4's, you cant go wrong
     
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  18. zhan

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    how do u get barricade 4s for 80 dollars?
    i paid like 240 for 2 pairs...
    -_^
     
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  19. matchpoint54

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    Well, I didn't pay for those barricades. I got them as a birthday gift, and now that I have worn them out, I have to pay for new shoes.
     
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  20. matchpoint54

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    Any other suggestions?
     
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