Originally Posted by omega4
While I'm not exactly in the poorhouse, am I the only one who finds it hard to justify spending that kind of money on shoes that don't last as long as other comparable shoes?
it all depends on your style of play. some people can wear the vapor 9 for more than a year and its still playable. To these people the vapor 9 is super worth it becasue of its comfort and weight along with decent support.
On the other hand, you have players who end up grinding through their shoe's outsole within a couple months. I'm one of these players, so I can only afford to get 1 vapor 9, because my last vapor (the vapor
wore out within a month with a hole in the toe area of the left shoe (cuz I'm a toe dragger). IN this case the ballistec and barricades are worth it for me comfort is not as important as durability.