nike air ballistic 1.3 - quickest way to break them in?

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  1. Dorian Grey

    Dorian Grey New User

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    I'm sure this has been asked 000's of times already..so forgive me.

    Just been given a pair as a gift, I've found them pretty 'tough and inflexible' ..any tips other than living in them for a week?

    Thx in advance
     
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  2. Jim A

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    just use them, walk in them for short periods of time 15-20min, play some sets in them and they will break in soon enough
     
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  3. a-naik.1

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    Yeah, the break in period is actually surprisingly short for the ballistecs... That's why I love them!
     
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  4. Dorian Grey

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    Thx guys...advice taken... :)
     
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    What kind of bonehead buys you a pair of shoes without knowing what kind of feet you have??
    You can't choose your shoes, only your feet can do that...
     
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  7. GucciRogue

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    You should just replace the in soles. If you goto footlocker you can find some good ones for 19.99
     
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  8. Sangria Munky

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    what's break in?
     
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    A burglary. But i digress.


    Wear them everywhere except when you are taking a bath. But you'll be wearing out the soles wearing it everywhere and be left with very little court life when it's all good and broken in (not burglary).

    So my advice: Be patient.
     
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  10. Sangria Munky

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    you're not a nice guy at all...
     
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  11. mrmo1115

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    Took me forever to break them in. Just lots of playing in them . Very frustrating at first, but now I'm okay with them...haven't bought another pair since my test pair with the white/grey ones
     
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  12. BreakPoint

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    Hmmm.....personally, I prefer shoes with zero break-in required like the Breathe Free II and Cage II. :)
     
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  13. imalil2gangsta4u

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    1.3's were great out the box for me. Ive had 0 problems with them.
     
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