VIDEO: New 2014 Babolat Pure Storms - they look SSSWEET!!!

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  1. MAXXply

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    nice find. mostly black with some dark orange. also, orange gromments too. sick.
     
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  3. Francis27

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    It looks really nice although i would of liked the double line a different colour like white but it isnt much of a problem and the orange grommets look very nice
     
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  4. Bartelby

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    fluoro orange, no less
     
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    those could be the new line of babolat rackets I have been reading about on the forums..."pure styrke" or the "racket for aero storm users"...the beam of the racket looks thinner than the current Pure storms....just IMO
     
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    We need a high res picnow or a clearer PIC from the video . can anyone do a snapshot. Hoping these r really nice racquets
     
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  7. darklore009

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    here it is, not the best, but it's a good view
     
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  8. rdis10093

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    do you guys really think the would go away from arod's blue legacy color?
     
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  9. palmerop

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    It's an 18 by 20 string pattern.
     
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  10. palmerop

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    8 strings on the throat as seen in previous photos of the Aero Storm replacement...
     
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    looks boring. need more Orange color in there
     
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    Hilarious video, Nomak is Italian who have figured. :)
     
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  13. JDMasFCK

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    I believe those are the new stryke racquets
     
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  14. Devilito

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    tennis racquets already look idiotic like clown batons or something. Go back to flat black or something. I'm glad they're toning down the stupid paintjobs
     
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  16. Matt G

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    Good find Maxx!

    Looks like black is the main colours again for all manufacturers
     
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  17. gavna

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    You are correct they are the STRIKE (no Y)
     
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  18. MAXXply

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    Wally has a very laconic, dry wit and is quite funny in that understated Aussie kind of way. A bit like his commentating style - Robbie Koenig he ain't, which is a good thing.
     
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  19. Bartelby

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    The grommets and bumper are orange so there's enough.



     
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  20. gavna

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    It's not really orange - not really red - in person it does pop -
     
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  21. Bartelby

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    It could be a red, but not your usual one, slghtly salmon pinkish/orangey and in a fluoro style.

    If you've seen it in the flesh then you're probably right. It could be a warm fluoro red with a strong orange undertone.
     
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  22. thejackal

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    saw a guy at the park (who works for the local bab distributor) hit with one a few weeks ago.

    asked him about it yesterday and he said it's a bit lighter than the PS Tour (his usual racquet). didn't get into details too much but he said he liked it and will be switching
     
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  23. JDMasFCK

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    Can't wait until this releases, Does anyone have a date on when they will come out? January/February?
     
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  24. aidandavy

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    Everybody,
    I believe that that will be the new line that babolat is releasing in 2014. It will be a more control oriented racket.
     
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  25. namartens

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    If you stop the clip at certain moments the racket clearly says "STRIKE" btw.
     
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  26. Babolat Official

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    Trolling. Loved the video. Our guys in Australia are legit. You know I don't let this type of thing get by me.
     
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  27. TennisAddiction

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    Pure Storm, not Pure Drive.
     
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    yes, it's quite funny- I thought the timing was really good, amazed guys at Fox Sports thought it was a good idea...

    Wally has developed a sense of humour & having Rosie in there was classic! :)

    A little bit of ambush marketing from the boys in Oz.

    I'm loving how quite a few on here are trying to read the name, etc.

    Good luck with the launch!
     
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    Lol! The frames look awesome! I wonder how they will feel. ps - who is the hot chick?
     
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  30. canadad

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    Strike
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  31. raging

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    yes Nice Racquet! & ...Classic, Great Dunlop Volleys(shoes) that Adam is rocking!

    There are so many nice touches in this :

    ps hot chick is Sonia NOT Serena!:)
     
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  32. canadad

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    So as you can see there is the word "Strike" printed on the racquet in the above picture. Is this a whole new line or does it replace an existing one? I can guess that it will replace the Aerostorm line, but it looks like a Pure Storm.
     
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  33. tmc5005

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    Nice look, but I care more about the specs, I hope they are not going to make this babolat more like the other babolats because its the only babolat that I like
     
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  34. TimothyO

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    Ditto that!

    But if even Dunlop is moving from frames such as the AG 4D 200 Tour to "Just More Pure Drive and APD Clones" then I wonder if Babolat can resist the urge to just pump out more PDs/APDs.
     
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  35. Bartelby

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    Strike ... red ... looks like a commie racquet to me!
     
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  36. TimothyO

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    ...said the fellow with the Red Star in his avatar! :D
     
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  37. Bartelby

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    Takes a Heineken drinker to know one.



     
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