Bye bye Nike enough is enough.

DJTaurus

Hall of Fame
It was only the third time i was wearing them. Never had similar issues with Asics or Yonex shoes. And don’t mention all these years the poor quality from Vapors sole that didn’t last more than one month. I also had quality issues with barricade boost 17 and Ubersonic 2....you can search my topic in this section if you want. I love the cushioning of Nike Zeros but I love my money more. I know I can return them but this shows how poor build quality they have. 2 months ago i returned my Nike react because the made a squeezing sound while i was walking. I ve had enough with Nike. They used to be the Apple of Shoes and have become H&M/Zara of shoes.



 
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It was only the third time i was wearing them. Never had similar issues with Asics or Yonex shoes. And don’t mention all these years the poor quality from Vapors sole that didn’t last more than one month. I also had quality issues with barricade boost 17 and Ubersonic 2....you can search my topic in this section if you want. I love the cushioning of Nike Zeros but I love my money more. I know I can return them but this shows how poor build quality they have. 2 months ago i returned my Nike react because the made a squeezing sound while i was walking. I ve had enough with Nike. They used to be the Apple of Shoes and have become H&M/Zara of shoes.



I always hated nike gear... looks nice but doesn’t last. definitely prefer asics.


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Shaolin

G.O.A.T.
I've had the Zoom zeros for awhile now and haven't had any problems. In fact it's the best tennis shoe I've ever had and I've been playing since 94.

Switched from GR7s and never been happier. My $.02
 

WestboroChe

Hall of Fame
Yeah, I had some Nikes years ago that completely split apart the first time I ran in them. If you're a teenager and you don't know better I get why you would wear Nikes but there so many better choices for performance tennis shoes.

Since those shoes I used KSwiss Ultrascendor for several years (the old leather ones, great clay court shoes), Yonex and now Head. I have never had durability issues with any of them.
 

shev_milan

New User
Nike Rep should look into this matter... I thought the glue quality had been improved on certain Nike shoes such as Vapor Tour released after Sept 2016... I had bad experience with Nike shoes prior to that date , say it USO 2015, AO 2016, Roma Master 2016, four shoes had their outsole come apart after couple times of use due to the crappy factory glue...

I still have five pairs of Vapors Tour and wear regularly with mint condition, they were all released after Sept 2016 , I believed Nike had changed the glue quality for this product line.. However I had no idea whether Vapor X Tour glue quality and other Nike's performance shoe until time will tell.. They should retain the best glue or glue that had been known good for customer's satisfaction...
 
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Beto 04

New User
Huh I’ve been a nike guy for 10 years and haven’t run into any durability issues. This is across training, running, basketball, and tennis shoes.
 

Bobby Jr

G.O.A.T.
Don't even worry about that. Your shoe is an obvious case of manufacturing fault - the glue failed from there not being enough of it by the looks of it - for which Nike has a global replacement guarantee. Go to whoever you bought them from as a first port of call and they should be able to help you. If not, contact Nike directly. I've had no issues with getting replacements on two occasions for glue which came undone like that.

In the least you'll have a new pair which hopefully lasts until you find a different shoe.
It was only the third time i was wearing them. Never had similar issues with Asics or Yonex shoes. And don’t mention all these years the poor quality from Vapors sole that didn’t last more than one month. I also had quality issues with barricade boost 17 and Ubersonic 2....you can search my topic in this section if you want. ...
 

Notirouswithag

Professional
NIke quality has definatley gone downhill some, but I think your mileage may vary.

My current pair of Ultra Reacts and last 3 pairs of Zoom Vapor Tour 9.5's all ended up developing holes at the top of the toe boxes less than 5 months after use.
 

mpournaras

Hall of Fame
NIke quality has definatley gone downhill some, but I think your mileage may vary.

My current pair of Ultra Reacts and last 3 pairs of Zoom Vapor Tour 9.5's all ended up developing holes at the top of the toe boxes less than 5 months after use.
5 months for a low-durability shoe is kinda impressive actually.
 

gino

Hall of Fame
It was only the third time i was wearing them. Never had similar issues with Asics or Yonex shoes. And don’t mention all these years the poor quality from Vapors sole that didn’t last more than one month. I also had quality issues with barricade boost 17 and Ubersonic 2....you can search my topic in this section if you want. I love the cushioning of Nike Zeros but I love my money more. I know I can return them but this shows how poor build quality they have. 2 months ago i returned my Nike react because the made a squeezing sound while i was walking. I ve had enough with Nike. They used to be the Apple of Shoes and have become H&M/Zara of shoes.



i wish i could dislike a post
 

Dartagnan64

Legend
Don't even worry about that. Your shoe is an obvious case of manufacturing fault - the glue failed from there not being enough of it by the looks of it - for which Nike has a global replacement guarantee. Go to whoever you bought them from as a first port of call and they should be able to help you. If not, contact Nike directly. I've had no issues with getting replacements on two occasions for glue which came undone like that.

In the least you'll have a new pair which hopefully lasts until you find a different shoe.
Still shouldn't happen. It's like not complaining about your lemon car because all the repairs are under warranty. Time is money and replacing shoes is a waste of both.
 

AMGF

Hall of Fame
Even Rolex has a service department and do warranty work. So I wouldn't get too angry for a 100$ pair of shoes probably made by a subcontractor for Nike because from what I understand, Nike outsources pretty much everything. Add to the fact that Nike shoes' prices have stayed around the 100$ mark for the last 25years, some quality probably got lost along the way.

Either get new shows under warranty or move to another brand. I've had luck with Yonex and Asics lately, but I wouldn't doubt some people had quality issues with these brands as well. If there really is quality issues with Nike shoes and people move away, they'll need to up their game.
 

shev_milan

New User
Add to the fact that Nike shoes' prices have stayed around the 100$ mark for the last 25years, some quality probably got lost along the way.

Either get new shows under warranty or move to another brand. I've had luck with Yonex and Asics lately
I also had luck with Vapor 9.5 tour lately.. I agreed your opinion that several shoe production line might lose the quality along the way.. as it happened to four pairs of my Vapor 9.5 that I bought in 2016.. The glue quality was awful .. I must apply new glue to their outsole to get them fixed.

Good fortune for me that it did not happen to all pairs of Vapor 9.5 I bought in 2017... I still wear them till now, these five pairs are the best lately..

One thing I believe that Zoom Zero problem was the glue quality ...it was not visible at first you bought, since the physical condition was good as it is new shoe.
 

airchallenge2

Professional
Even Rolex has a service department and do warranty work. So I wouldn't get too angry for a 100$ pair of shoes probably made by a subcontractor for Nike because from what I understand, Nike outsources pretty much everything. Add to the fact that Nike shoes' prices have stayed around the 100$ mark for the last 25years, some quality probably got lost along the way.
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Good point about Rolex. And your point gets even more impressive if one knew that those watches are built by robots, as Rolex's assembly line is 100% automated.
 

KANZA

Semi-Pro
As a (very small and insignificant) competitor, I would love to trash talk Nike and say the products are poor quality and disposable. However, I can’t. Sure, some engineering of certain products results in a weaker than intended product that doesn’t hold up as well as the previous model. (Gladiator shorts from the summer 2014 line were terrible). That’s the exception. Overall, I’ll give a nod to Nike that they make billions of quality products every year. Not all of them can be caught by quality control. Hopefully they learn what products and materials work well and replicate that as they engineer newer models.
 
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