Tennis shoe that You'll buy if it was Reintroduced ( as classic or in new color)

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  1. larlarbd

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    For Me it's Nike Air Oscillates & the Barricade II - nothing beats BII durability . But AO's are great low match day shoes.
     
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    Yup , thats right . But I think the thread starter means some suggestions . Name some shoes Like BII & AO's , am I correct ?
     
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  4. Azzurri

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    I don't recall the name, but they were Nike's.
    They had some kind of ugly green KEVLAR sole.

    The Nike swoosh was green.

    It had a sun like symbol on the back of the heel and the inside of the shoe had some kind or ridges...they felt awesome.

    The shoe was a bit heavy (made of all leather). They made at least two styles that I know of. Does anyone remember the name? I had a pair until I moved to my new home (April 05)...now I can't find them!!!!:mad:
     
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  5. SamprasFOREVER

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    I exactly know what You are talking about - but forgot the names , those were some crazy shoes . Does anyone remeber the Air Zoom ABLAZE ? :confused:
     
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    Prince Viper II low

    If anyone can find me a size 10!
     
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  7. larlarbd

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    Were those by any chance AIR ZOOM HAVEN's ?
    here take a look at these :

    http://www.*******shoes.com/nikeshoes/307274001.htm

    replace the stars with 'instyle' without the quotes.

    they also made a green/white version of these - had kevlar mid's & leather makes ?
     
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  8. courtrage

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    air zoom challenge 2 and the air zoom beyond...the court resistance 2 were good too...
     
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  9. Lindros13

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    I'd like to see some Diadora tennis shoes (ANY STYLE) in a local store so I can try them on. Had a pair when I was much younger and loved them. 'Just hate buying footwear over the net, unless I know the model that works.
     
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  10. Azzurri

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    No. Those shoes on the link are not the ones I was reffering too. I am losing hope.:(
     
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  11. Octavian

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    i forget the name of the shoe but it was from reebok when roddick was like 18 i think but at the time i was 9 but i just remember it had excellent cushiong
     
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  12. bleno567

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    id get the original a3 forefoot shoes if they reintroduced them.
     
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    I believe you're thinking of the Air Resistance. Very durable and very heavy for the time. Yes, I remember the Air Ablaze. I have a pair. When I was on my shoe binge I bought every Agassi shoe. Scary thing is I can't name them anymore.
     
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    Yes, they are some good shoes. I bought Kuerten's Yellow Diadora's and his next year's black Diadoras. Never wear them though...
     
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  15. Buckeye10s

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    This is an easy one! Nike Air Max2 Sweeps. They were light blue and white and they were supposed to be worn by Sampras, but of course he never did... They were so comfortable, but durability was a problem...

    http://ameblo.jp/user_images/07/08/10005684303.jpg
     
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    Back in the '80s, the "Wilson by Bata" tennis shoes were probably the lightest shoes I've owned, and very comfortable. Alas, they were about as durable as Tournagrip, but armed as I am these days with my trusty tube of Shoe-Goo, I could probably make them last long enough to be worthwhile.
     
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  17. califsurferboy33

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    I deffinintly want a comeback of the air zoom vapor speed shoes. The original blue and white ones that Federer wore at the Australian open 2005 were freaking awesome!!!!!!
     
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  18. Ifn-gamma

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    I'd definitely be interesting in seeing the original Prince NFS series again.
     
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    Ahh , he is correct - those were AIR RESISTANCE. Almost sure. gd memory.
     
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    Ivan Lendl's Adidas Surpreme are back with some modifications.

    Still looking great!

    http://www.utahsaint.com/images/retro/lendl.jpg


    I also loved his first Mizuno's, especially at the US Open 1990's with his name on the sides (Ivan on one and Lendl on the other one)!
     
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    The one the only:

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    these were my favourite, anyone knows the name?

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  23. OnyxZ28

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    Adidas EQT Barricade, and the Air Challenge LWPs.
     
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    the origianl reebok bonzer mid that rafter wore...i still have a pair that i wear around, but they are too far gone to play tennis in...now that was a great shoe
     
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    The Adidas Stefan Edberg Torsion Response.
     
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    id buy more of the black and white air zoom vapor speeds (they're so beautiful, and not bad shoes either). the vapor s2s, the BF I's and i really wish there were BF II's on the nike website. I have a voucher i need to use!
     
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    Still have a pair, full air heel and forefoot, green colour makes a great shoe to cut grass.
     
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    I have never had these - but really , looks classy . Real Classy. Nice.
     
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    The Oscillates in black.
     
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    How 'bout the two-tone Nike Air Court Motion? The orange squiggle was dope, but the follow-up "International" version w/ the silver squiggle was the best-looking version Nike ever put out.
     
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    How about the adidas "feet you wear" incentives from 97-98...
    I would buy a bunch of those.
     
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    I sincerely hope TW staff & the guys that may make the reintorduction is reading this caz so far I've been reminded of some great shoes - that I forgot about . that air court motion were some extremely good looking shoes .
     
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    I have a brand new pair of Air Max Spa in size 12 which look very similar to these... Anybody is interested in purchasing them?

    Andrei
     
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    I second that - the FIT was awesome . The AIR UNIT got busted on one of them pretty quickly - but all around , It was great . I had a 2Blacks ( Blk/Wh), 1 White/Red , 1 Blue/Wh .
    Still wearing the blacks.
     
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  35. Azzurri

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    so the shoes I was talking about are called the Air Resistance?
     
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  36. Azzurri

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    I know they re-introuced them 1 1/2 year ago...are they still out? No one sells them...
     
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    Reebok Figjams...

    i still have some that i wore out a long time ago that i wear around the house doing chores. every time i put them on i remember why i liked them so much and wonder why they ever quit making them.
     
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  38. mmuubb

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    I'd buy 5 pairs of Diadoras with the strap through the sole-they came in yellow/white, white and orange/blue I think. Guga used to wear them.
     
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  39. Buckeye10s

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    Those would be too big for my 8.5 feet!
     
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  40. Never saw the Sweep, but I loved the Air Max² Spa, along with the Courier shoes from the same time period, and later the Air Court Motion. In fact, just about a year ago I found a couple of pairs of Air Court Motion in colors I hadn't before seen. One pair is all white with white "EKG line," the other all black with silver line. Here is my Air Court Motion shrine. In the lyrics of Michael Jackson, it don't matter if your Air Court Motion shoes are black or white.

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    Reebok Figjam and Nike breathe II customized!
     
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    the nikes with the kevlar and the beefy green sole were the air resitance 2's. courier shoe. and actually, sampras did wear the air max sweep for a bit. wore them at wimbledon when he first signed with nike, if i recall. he quickly switched as they were too high off the ground for him and i think he had foot problems. he wore either his old sergio's or wilson pro staffs with the logo covered for a while. then wore a low end nike shoe (air repete?) until the oscillates were introduced. sweet shoes i'd like to see re-introduced would be the air tech challenge II, but not in the very popular white/black/pink colorway. they looked way better in the white/teal/orange miami dolphins color. sweet.
     
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    Reebok Bonzers, version 1.
     
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    I want to buy some Nike Air Zoom Vapor Speeds..
     
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    the shoes that say they are the air challenge future are not the air challenge future.
     
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    Me too , I have stocked 2 pair - but both are done .
    Also the silver one's weren't bad.

    I did ask TW abt it , but they said that nike is only reintroducing the white one's for now .
     
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    Nike Air Tech Challenge, the shoe that made Agassi famous. Or is it the other way around?
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    And as someone else mentioned, I would also like to see Prince the original NFS again, in a mid.
     
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  49. SamprasFOREVER

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    I'd like the Black one's too . It goes very well with white clothes on H/C.
     
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  50. Buckeye10s

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    I also remember some black and red nikes I had circa 1998. they also had white w/ silver and blue (at the arch)... I loved those things! I stocked up at the outlet in hilton head!
     
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