Propulse 4 info

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  1. db10s

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    They will be released in January. The Roddick Signature is still on the foot belt. I think they are really ugly. I have some pics too; but I'll save those for later. Those are the mental notes I took while looking at the brochure that Babolat sends out to its dealers.
     
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  2. PhotoBlue

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    Can you tell us the color way?
     
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    Mostly black with some yellow. it is about the same weight. one of their new features is a much thinner velcro strap on the heel.it will now be the only babolat shoe with a 6 month durability guarantee.
     
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    Exactly; Also, I wouldn't call it APD yellow, more just general yellow.
     
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  5. jdog

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    i saw them there are 2 color ways at least there will eventually be
    one black and yellow other white and light blue i think propule 3's looked better also new lady propulse bright red along with new v pros
     
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  6. Mighty Matteo

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    i agree, the black and yellow was a great colorway.
     
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    The Propulse 3 definitely looked better. Babolat needs a new design team, first the HORRID new APD, AND these NOT SO GREAT looking shoes.
     
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    sorry for huge size i dont know why it does that
     
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  9. db10s

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    Thats where I saw them
     
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    Wouldn't be surprised if they remove the roddick signature on retail versions- remember, these designs will have been mocked up long before his retirement
     
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  11. zapvor

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    why is roddick still on the shoe?????
     
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    As mentioned earlier because the shoe was planned & designed last year, before he retired.
    The shoe has a different sole unit, changes to this should improve grip on slippery hardcourts. The ankle strap is also smaller, shorter? & ventilation is improved.
    I think the shoes look great but that is obviously subjective.
    On the other hand, I was less impressed with the matching 2013 apparel line.
    I liked the colourway on the propulse 3 & the 2012 Performance clothing range. We will have to wait & see how the propulse 4s perform. clothing is less important for babolat.
     
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  13. SoCalJay

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    If they improved the durability, I'd consider switching back. I'll stick with the B7's if not. I was very unimpressed with the durability of the hyped up Michelin outsole but the shoes fit brilliantly.
     
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    yea the durability was awful
     
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    Durability is awful but at least you get another pair out of them unlike the Vapor 9s. The only thing I didn't like about the Babolat was the poor forefoot cushioning. The tread is amazing, best traction of any shoe I used so far.
     
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  16. bigmalik76

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    can anyone post pics that has them?
     
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  17. db10s

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    They will be deleted again
     
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    i was wondering what happened to mine
     
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  19. Francis27

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    I was planning to do the same exact thing as you! If the propulse 4's durability is bad im buying the Barricade 7's. I honestly think that they should end their partnership with michelin because to me the outsole durability is what brings this shoe down
     
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  20. jcollura4

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    do they look the same?
     
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  21. 2ManyAces

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    I also have seen them. they're not as bad as you'd think. They're growing on me but still.. bleh.

    The woman's one is fuchsia and black I think.
     
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