Discussion in 'Shoes and Apparel' started by mrmo1115, Jan 3, 2009.
...i feel left out, im a 11.5 :cry:
lol jk, my mom would be suspicious as hell if I only got $80 for Christmas and yet I got shoes that were originally +$100. But when the day comes, I will hold you to your offer.
Anyone have pics of the Court Ballistic 1.3 ? I want to see detailed live pictures and see how ugly they really are ;D (The first two colorways )
mrmo1115, I wish I had seen your pics before purchasing my barricade V's. The navy/yellow ones do indeed look dark enough to be black.
So, I am assuming you wanted to get those?
And, The white/obsidian C.B. 1.3's are growing on me. I am having second thoughts on the black/pink and decided that they are not for me, I can't pull it off, and the white/concord purple doesn't do it for me either. This might mean that I might get a pair of these when I need to get a new pair of Nikes. I am definitely getting the White/Yellow Fall 09 C.B. 1.3's though, those are sweet ! No doubt.
I was debating between the Navy/Yellow and Black/Silver. Went w/ the latter not knowing how dark the former really is.
Interesting. I see. Oh well, can't change the past.
I saw the Navy/Yellow Feathers so I didn't really take that as an option when I choose my Barricades.
Also when I send in my Nike Cage Is, I will be getting the Vapor VIs in Black.
I see, my next shoe may be the White/Obsidian C.B. 1.3's that are out now, just that I won't be getting them until I wear out a pair of my Cage 2's. I don't like the Black/Pink nor the White/Concord Purple so I might just go back and grab these. Plus they are supposed to stay for a while since the fact is that the time between now and the French, there will be no more new colors. Nike really making it limited this year w/ the C.B.'s..
haha it seems you went from really wanting the pinks to going to want the color you didnt like in just day
Well, I have been debating over and over again the past 1 1/2 days and I realized that I can't pull off pink :twisted: Even if I really tried, I don't think I'd do a good job of it. I am not really a crazy dresser, so maybe thats why I won't get them. I like the color combo, just not sure I can pull it off. Same goes for the White/Concord Grape.
The Yellow/White seems like a better safer choice, as well as the White/Obsidian ones, which I have pretty much changed my mind about... which also may be my next Nike shoe !
i thought about the white/obs at first but im not into too plain colors. even though i cant match with the black ones i think they crazy hot. and with the pink i'll just prob rock my reds
Well with the White/Obsidian you really can't go wrong. Its plain , but I mean you won't have to worry about looking a bit weird or out of the norm. I like color s of the Black/Pink , just that I can't manage to wear pink for tennis. I don't even wear pink normally to school etc.
I know for a fact Im going to get the Yellow/Ones (Fall 09 ones) if I do like the C.B.'s, but first I need to get a pair to also playtest for myself, which will probably be the White/Obsidians.
im gonna playtest the black ones when they come to seattle.
Make sure you tell me how the shoe compares to the Cage 2 / BV if you use either or both. My playtest of the shoe will be the first pair I get of the shoe, which will most likely be the White/Obsidian ones, unless Nike comes out w/ a new colorway that will sneak in other than the 5 known colorways we all know about for this year.
go over to the "robert landsorp cheating in junior tennis" thread in the juniors section. thanks
i got both of those from what i heard its similar to both.
A person said that if the BV and the Cage 2 were to have a baby, the C.B. 1.3 would be it. That sounds great , but some one else didn't like it so much and dubbed it "Bricks" instead of Ballistecs. Haha.
We'll see when I try them out myself in the near future. Don't forget to insert your input as well. Hopefully , I can burn my Cage 2s fast enough so I can go grab a pair of these C.B.'s (white and obsidian )
im dragging my feet hella on my b5s to wear them out, but still it wont help since my dad says i have to try them on before i get them.
some people called them like hard boards but they said it loosened up
I am going to bet that when I wear out my Cage 2's the White/Obsidian ones will still be avaliable and be the one still out. We will be seeing the Neon/Turq and White/Obsidian ones for a while now...
how far until u wear out your c2s anyways
I am going to wear them out to the point they are no longer in wearable condition. Which will take probably 1 1/2 months to 2 months. Then I should be able to pick up the White/Obsidian C.B. 1.3's
if your willing to put your sneakerhead status to rest for a while you should wear ur cages to school and drag ur heel hella while you walk.
For now, just this pair...
Sorry I dont know wat happened
errr GTR ur pic didnt post
How are those for tennis? I think I have seen those in school . Lol.
Before, I was trying to think I was going to go from now until the Black/Pink ones on only 2 pairs of Cage 2s. Now its funny, I want to wear them out as fast as I can , so I can grab a pair of the White/Obsidian C.B. 1.3's because I decided against the Black/Pink ones for some obvious reasons... Try those, if I like them, then get the Fall 09 ones or possibly the White/Concord if I need another pair before the Yellow/White ones come out.
Geez, they are all growing on you.
Haha, I have made up my mind though. Pass on the Black/Pink , Pass on the Neon/Turq, Pass on the White/Concord (unless I need a pair by the time these come out). My first pair will be the White/Obsidians and if I like those, I will definitely get the White/Yellow ones.
The old Agassi works pretty good, and very comfortable as well. I used to wear the Air Tech when I was a teen back in the early 90s, so I was pretty happy Nike did a retro on them...
I like the looks , but could never pull these off on the court. Similar to the Black/Pink C.B. 1.3s :twisted:
I see a lot of this retro Agassi shoes at the bay, I wish Adidas still makes Edberg's shoes.
just got these
I wish they would remake the Equipment line again...
Nice pick up I also got them, I posted before...
I am going to wear them for the first time today
Edit: Noticed I didn't get to put up my individual picture of my pair of Metallic Barricade V : Here it is :
I got sent the wrong color...but w.e idc im not gonna deal with a return shipment and so on but here theyre...
Sweet Supermario343, I think thats the first picture I have seen of someone who bought the C.B. 1.3 at all, either colorway. I got to try those one at my local pro shop on two seperate occasions. Have you tried them yet? IMO, they don't look good on me. The fit was a snug one and it felt like the shoe was almost glued to my foot. I noticed the additional weight immedialy. As for how I feel about the shoe, without using them on the court, I think that I like the feeling of my Cage IIs a bit better, but that may be because the C.B. 1.3 needs some time to break in and getting used to the mold of your foot, as said by PED.
Edit: And how did they mess up on your colorway choice?
Bright blue and neon lime...it's like a flash back to the Agassi era again...
Not a good flash back
i liked those clothes back then and it'd be sick if they made the challenge's more suitable for tennis for THESE days
yea..i thought it was sweet when blake made the tribute to the agassi look at the usopen a couple yrs back
the new ballistics look very dressy ( like you can wear em out with jeans
i could use a pair to wear with my jeans 8)
why dont they use the same outsole as the air max breathe cage or ballisitcs for the vapors so the vapors can have a durability guarantee..
hey dude !!!
when gonna have the vapor VI ?
or youo change 4 the ballistic ?
haha yea could be....i tired them on yes...feel very snug but you can definetly feel the weight and durability on these babies. I hvnt played in them yet though, ill do that on thurs. Long story with the colorway mess up but o well, they actually look awesome in real life than in the pictures..so ill keep them and move on from there. As for the Vapor 6's, im still gonna get em just waiting to decide which ones
i changed to the ballistic bc my order was on backorder until feb. 9th and i didnt wanna wait that long...so i went with the ballistics...theyre a sweet looking shoe and even in that black/neon colorway
Mario, you beat me to it. I was at a local tennis pro shop the weekend, and planned to pick that clown colorful Ballistic 1.3 for my nephew, too bad it did not carry my little nephew's size.
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