NEW 2019 Radical (May 16th) Release Date and (Some) Changes

I just got a demo of a Rad Touch MP so see if I can build it up to my Specs of 345g 7-8 pt HL. If I like, I might get the Bumblebee. Has anyone beefed up the MP or is there too much weight at the tip to feel natural? I guess I can just wait for new Rad Pro, but MP Touch has 64 RA which I really prefer to the 66 of Rad Pro.
 

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Nope. I recently saw Agassi's and he is playing with his old trusty Radical Tour 260 Oversize with Touch Radical Pro paint job.
whats the difference between 260 and

Head Radical Tour 690

?

and Microgel Oversize?

would love to compare the 260 and Microgel Oversize (i play with it)

what is the unstrung weight of 260?

I can get some - originals - Made in Austria :)
 
whats the difference between 260 and

Head Radical Tour 690

?

and Microgel Oversize?

would love to compare the 260 and Microgel Oversize (i play with it)

what is the unstrung weight of 260?

I can get some - originals - Made in Austria :)
The originals are the best. Do you mean the Radical Tour TwinTube 690?
 
My son (11yr) has been selected to review/promote the new MP next week. He's currently using the current Radical weighed up to 11.7 ounces. We can't release the review prior to the embargo date but I'll give you guys a few days heads up before we do! If anyone in the Bay Area wants to demo the MP and PRO models, give me a holler, we might feature you in a review like we did for Babolat:

 
I do not understand why after having had so many versions of their frames (radical and prestige) as flexible as head continues to come out of frames more and more rigid. I flew to my brother his prestige MG and IG precisely because of this flexibility, I see that head we finally sort of frames closer to 55RA, there, on the contrary it is at least 64RA on the radical S. I do not do not understand. should we go elsewhere, to replace head by ultra tor or phantom?
 
yeah agree
its a 3 tone color clash, haaa
i showed thsi new one to a h.rad user (spiderman racquet), he almost fainted with delight, haaa
it is a little more professional looking
havent hit with it yet
I use the spider Man racket but it's hard to imagine they could screw it up any more than that. Sounds refreshing.
 
So, I can now confirm that the New 2019 Head Radicals are going to be released on May 16th.

Changes:
  • Handle shape will change from the more traditional Head rectangular shape to the new "Modern" square shape seen on the Speed line.
  • The racket will be introduced to the new Graphene 360 technology, making the racket feel more comfortable than the Graphene Touch Radicals.
  • New paint job! It will look somewhat like the Speed, Extreme, or Instinct 360 with the cut off around the handle. Instead of it being blue, black, or green, it will be orange, of course.
  • The racket will come with some exclusive release special or promotion, something to hype it up like what Wilson did with the Clash.
I will continue to give updates on the new Radicals as I keep getting more info on it. The full specs should come out pretty soon, will post or edit onto here.
Where did you get your information?
 
I just got a demo of a Rad Touch MP so see if I can build it up to my Specs of 345g 7-8 pt HL. If I like, I might get the Bumblebee. Has anyone beefed up the MP or is there too much weight at the tip to feel natural? I guess I can just wait for new Rad Pro, but MP Touch has 64 RA which I really prefer to the 66 of Rad Pro.
Its tip-heavy for sure. The elongated head makes it more pronounced. Even so, the racquet still plays pretty well. A heavier grip helps, but the weighted tip never goes away.
 
Just a guess, but Ostapenko's using a proto-type with a fake paint job, it's not a final iteration; Sabalenka's using the same frame. How'd I go, I don't actually read French lol
 
I should add that on paper the Radicals of late have not looked too bad. BUT its been the horrific PJs that have kept me from even demoing them. This may be the change i need. Cleaner lines and damn I do love me some gold text
 
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