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  1. mrmo1115

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    Post any pictures you may have of your current shoe rotation or any tennis shoes you have lying around. I want to see some pics.
    I am going to start off by uploading my pictures, soon to be posted...
     
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    Il post my gel resolutions as soon as i fix my camera
     
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    Here is my shoe rotation as of now:

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    The a3 prevails, Breathe free 3s and the 2 beat barricades are just used for misc. wear. I use the 2 beat barricades sometimes during practice, when I don't want to wear my rotation shoes. And i think i am going to throw out a pair today...

    Shoes in my real rotation:
    2x Cage 2's (Obsidian and the White/Metallic Silver)
    2x Barricad 5s ( Customized and the Metallic/Silver)

    Other shoes:

    2x Barricade 5s (Navy/Yellow treads almost gone) and (Black/Lime Green treads all gone)
    1x Adidas a3 Prevail (semi - worn out)
    1x Breathe Free 3s (good condition) (not wearing them b/c i prefer the cage 2s over them most of the time)
     
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  5. supermario343

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    great shoes mrmo1115! ill post my pic when i get my new ones next week :)
     
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    What you getting, Mario?
     
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    I like the customized Barricades :)
     
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    Thanks, any other additional opinions/comments/suggestions would be appreciated!

    Any suggestions on what shoes I should get rid of out of these? 2 Barricade V (Lime Green/Black , Navy/Yellow, a3 Prevail, Breathe Free 3 )

    I also have a pair of All White/Silver Barricades, but I gave them to my brother, so I could have goten the Metallic Silver ones. I just made the transition to .5 size bigger for Adidas, before i was 7.5 in both nike and adidas, but now I am getting size 8 adidas as well.
     
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    the new 1.3 ballistics..the white and blue ones
     
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    Oh sweet, I can't wait to see pictures. And don't forget to tell us your opinion on the shoe. And if you can, try to compare them to the Cage 2 and Barricade V, for better or worse. Its hard to imagine Nike coming out with a shoe that weighs more than the Barricade ...

    I am still pissed at Nike for only coming out w/ 5 color schemes for the whole year for the C.B. 1.3's. And even worse, the 5 colorways are all so hard to match with... except for the white/obsidian ones, but I have said before how I don't really like all white shoes because they get dirty too quick and they are too plain.. I pretty much have to choose from Black/Pink, White/Concord Grape and White/Yellow for the C.B. 1.3's this year... So painful.... maybe I'll consider staying w/ my Cage 2's the whole year... even though I would like to upgrade.
     
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    I'll post my 3 when I get my Barricades on Tuesday.
     
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    Any suggestions on which shoes to get rid of? Shoes I am considering throwing out. 1 of the 2 Barricades ( navy / yellow and lime green / black) , a3 prevail, and the nike breathe free 3 .

    The four are pictured in the first row, which is not my official tennis shoe rotation.
     
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  13. mcutilize

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    wow dude u were right u do have too much tennis shoes, i have 2 pairs of b5s, 3 wrecked pairs of team all court 3s, 1 pair of wrecked wilson tour 2s, 1 semi wrecked pair of kswiss ultra natural which is really comfortable, 1 pair of propulses which didn't fit. and i think thats it
     
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    Haha, I told you im stocked as of now. I am getting rid of my Black/Lime Green B5's and my a3 Prevails. Going to keep my navy/yellow B5's as beaters and my Breathe Free 3 as one of my casual wear shoes.

    I am pretty much set until I wear out my cage 2's , then I might go hunting for some 1.3 C.b.'s :)
     
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    my beaters are my ajf og 5s, i break a lot of black peoples necks and people's at my school.

    one day when i wore my james blake white black red cages to school everyone told me they liked them, they kept asking me what they were and i was like wtf there tennis shoes.
     
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    SuperMario,

    My white CB 1.3s should be here soon also. Just in time for my winter league.

    Also, FYI, I just got me some Nike doublewide wristbands in Comet Red from TJ-Maxx for 2.99! They also had the Nike Dri-Fit Bandana in New Blue for 4.99.
     
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    Don't forget guys to tell me how the 1.3 C.B.'s feel and compare to BV and Cage 2 !
     
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    What size shoe do you wear? Do they have any life left in them? If you are thinking of throwing some shoes out and they aren't completely dead, I'll pay for the shipping costs and take them. I can always use a pair of shoes, even if they are just to hit around with.
     
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    Well, the shoe size ranges. I am now officially a size 8 in Adidas and Nike, but the 2 barricades on the bottom are 7.5 both, the a3 Prevails are 7.5 and the Breathe Free 3 are size 8 . I'd be willing to sell them to you. But I'd keep one of the 2 barricades for practice sometimes, when I don't feel like wearing my top 4 shoes. And all of the shoes have alot of life and are still wearable.
     
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    Too bad. I wear a 10 or 10.5. Sounds like a good deal though for anyone out there with that size of shoe. You can never have enough pairs in my opinion!
     
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    Oh thats fine. But I hardly have time to wear those shoes anyways.. I think its time to get rid of them.

    Any body else have any pictures they want to share of their shoe rotation ?
     
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    I would get rid of the lime green barricades as they have a lot more use on them.

    How much use do you have on the a3s and the BF IIIs?
     
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    hey i wear ur size and i could sell u some shoes
     
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    I did just get rid of the Lime Green Barricades, I realized that they came out during Jan of 08 , so it's been a year since they came out, I got them way after they released though. The usage on the a3s and BF IIIs are minimal, both wearable for tennis. I had 2 pairs of a3's in my house 1 for my brother, and we decided to get rid of his, since they were extremely small (6.5)

    So that leaves me keeping my pair of a3 and Max Breathe Cage III, sometimes I share my bottom rotation with my brother, he has the Shanghai Barricade V's, the All White/Black/Silver Barricade Vs I gave him , and the Obsidian Cage 2s.
     
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    Which are the Obsidian Cage IIs?

    As long as the shoes have a good amount of outsole left, there is no reason to ditch it.
     
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  26. mrmo1115

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    Obsidian cages 2s are these : http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/descpageMSNIKE-NBC2N.html

    My bro and I both have a pair of these.

    And I gave my brother these: to get the metallic silver barricades (they also were 7.5, so a bit on the small side)

    http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/descpageMSADIDAS-AB5WBS.html

    I kept the Navy/Yellow Barricades as my beater practice shoes and the a3 Prevails and Breathe Free III should be able to be my casual wear shoes for misc. purposes.
     
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    The silver Barricades V's you gave your brother, I just got those, should eb coming in Mon. I'd post ipcs of my shoes, but I'm too lazy. I've only had 3 pairs of actual "tennis" shoes. The Asics Gel Challenger (red) Asics Gel Resolution (White) and Babolat Team All Court III (Red/Black) I started playing with running shoes and I don't wear down my shoes too fast.
     
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    Yeah , they are clean pair of shoes, but I decided that I liked the metallic silver/black ones better and plus I was transitioning to a .5 size bigger anyways, so it was pretty easy giving them . First day I give it to him, he wears them on har-tru and they get really dirty. My brother goes through his shoes fast, we got our Obsidian cage 2s at the same time, and mine are in much better condition.

    He even considered wearing his brand new Shanghai barricades in a tournament on har-tru today, i told him absolutely not.
     
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    if i was his brother i would've kicked his ass for wearing those beauties on har tru
     
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    Oh. The Navy Cages.

    That is a good idea. I am using Vapor Vs for school. I am probably going to get Black Vapor 6s as a replacement for my Cage Is.
     
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    I take the white one's as an upgrade at the moment, thanks...;-)
     
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    Yeah. I am not a vapor person, ever since I tried the Iv's, I have never tried on or thought about trying on a pair of vapors. The toe box and the cosmetics don't click for me. I have been a Cage/Breathe Line Nike person always, and this is the first time I have been hesitiant to upgrade, mostly because of the colors that Nike has chosen for the 1.3 C.b.
     
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    Ones currently in use:[​IMG]
    And some of my older ones: [​IMG]
     
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    My shoes if you haven't seen them, these are old pictures, I have picked up at least 15 more since :
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    Nike Air Zoom Vapor IIIs and Adidas Barricade IVs
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    Talk about posting my collection at the wrong time...
     
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    im liking those white and red and black and blue vapor 4s i think they are called in the first pic
     
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  39. mrmo1115

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    Thats a really impressive collection you have Lendl and Federer Fan. Do you plan on picking up any C.B. at all this year? I think we both agree that the first two colorways are awful, but do you think you'll pick one up down the road? There are still 3 left to come out this year. I am passing on the Geniuses for the whole year and the Vapor VI.

    Nice shoes TMCW as well , your Navy/Obsidian Cage 2s look a bit more fresher than mine .
     
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    I picked up at least 5 more pairs of the blue, and 3 pairs of the red swoosh since. The sport red and black &white were sold out very quickly after the sales.:)
     
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    Well i prefer the vapors anyway-got the cages dead cheap in a sale, so thought i'd give them a try. That pic was when they were new though-looking slightly more battered now though!
     
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    The only shoes I am eyeing is the blood red Vapor VI this year. I am not impressed by the new design this year.
     
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    I see, but you would have to wait a long time like be for the Yellow/White Ballistecs. I believe both are coming out Fall 09. Did you see my thread post about the 1 lone colorway of the Cage II that is supposed to come out this year?

    I am not a Vapor person so I won't be trying or getting near any of them. I am confused why Nike made so many good colorways of the Cage 2 and only made 5 for the C.B. 1.3 and all of them are sort of "on the fence" imo.
     
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    Top row: Cage I, Prince MV 4, Original Air Trainer I Mid, Original Air Trainer I Low.
    Bottom row: Yonex 306 and the three colorways of the Air Zoom Tennis Trainers.

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    Nice retro looking shoes with the Air Zoom Tennis Trainers. I personally wouldn't wear them, but they look pretty decent.
     
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    Mayeb you could make my Christmas dreams come true and give me some Vapors Llendl. Maybe the white/neon blue Nikes in 10.5?
     
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    i agree cause i weear the same size
     
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    This must be your lucky XMas, they are all 10.5. :)
     
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    i think you know what must be done ;-)
     
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    Barricade IVs as well? I'm a 10 in those :(
     
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