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Old 02-07-2013, 10:03 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by The Meat View Post
Okay its been about a month now and I'm wondering what everyone who has worn them for a some time think about these shoes. I've seen that they weight slightly less than Vapor 9 SL's (14.6 vs 14.3 on the Vapor SL's), and they have a durability guarantee.

Toebox size?

Hopefully better than the 2K series?
I love them. They're my go-to shoe now.

They're lighter than the CB4.3s and more nimble. I never had a problem with the weight of the CBs, but, I know some hypersensitive people do. These, so far, have performed well in stability, too (I'm a player who slides on hard courts). The one issue that Chris mentioned in the TW review holds true for me, too: my ankle doesn't feel locked down enough.

Compared to the 2K series, I like these more. The sole of the 2Ks felt stiff and clunky. And they weren't as durable. I find the soles of the Cages to be more flexible and it might have something to do with the lack of Zoom Air in the forefoot.

I went with my natural size and they fit fine with the Elite socks I wear. I tried going down a half size, but, it was too small and tight for me.
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