Nike Zoom GP Turbo official thread.

bigdaddyps

Semi-Pro
Get yourself a shoe stretcher. This is a major help for tight shoes.
I speak from experience, not out my butt conjecture
 

QuadCam

Professional
I imagine with orthotics this space would be even smaller so unfortunately these shoes are a no-no for me...
It's possible but if they are true custom orthotics, you can have them make them thin under the toes. Most orthotics focus on the arch. The shoes are so "cushiony" that you easily wear them without the stock foam insole.....which is reasonably thick, btw.
 

jeep2008

Rookie
It's possible but if they are true custom orthotics, you can have them make them thin under the toes. Most orthotics focus on the arch. The shoes are so "cushiony" that you easily wear them without the stock foam insole.....which is reasonably thick, btw.
The custom orthotics are made according to your needs,So unfortunately you don't have the choice to make alterations.The stock insole is always removed so that you can insert your custom ones.If I understood what you said...
 

jmacdaununder2

Hall of Fame
The colours aren't as problematic as the 'paddle wheel' element, and the inherent - to me at least - chunkiness needed, I guess, to accommodate all that padding.
 
The colours aren't as problematic as the 'paddle wheel' element, and the inherent - to me at least - chunkiness needed, I guess, to accommodate all that padding.
I really like it, but there's no escaping that the design is very irregular. Even the way the midsole design kind of contorts around the disruptive "Paddle wheel" element is pretty strange compared to most tennis shoes. The silhouette of the shoe is pretty segmented and very much an acquired taste.
 

jmacdaununder2

Hall of Fame
There's some pictures floating around of orange/black and yellow/black versions that look pretty nice; Osaka's PEs stand out also. (I'm just too damn old to pull them off.) :( Maybe if I claim my orthotist said they were essential. :p
 

Rattler

Hall of Fame
I cannot say enough about these shoes. Been playing in them for the past week and a half. Usually I have to pop a few Advil’s afterwards, especially after a competitive evening match, but didn’t take any the last two times. Played a scrappy 3 set match last night, woke up this morning without the normal aches and pains. No Advil! My knees, ankles and hips all feel great!

Bought my first pair (Agassi color way) after seeing them in person at the pro shop , quickly bought a second and my third is already on their way.
 

kvan

Rookie
Anyone can share a picture wearing them? Especially the Agassi ones?
Just got these in last week. These are my favorite colorway thus far.



Coming from Vapor Xs (that fit my feet pretty much spot-on), these feel extremely tight in the toe box even when I went a half size up from my usual Vapors (11.5 from 11). When playing, it’s not that noticeable, but I won’t be able to wear these off-court due to the pressing on the toes. I have to go straight to my oofos after playing.

Also felt slight ankle instability off aggressive moves. I’ll probably go back to Vapors after this pair, but dang these look pretty sweet.
 
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Margomael

New User
Just got these in last week. These are my favorite colorway thus far.



Coming from Vapor Xs (that fit my feet pretty much spot-on), these feel extremely tight in the toe box even when I went a half size up from my usual Vapors (11.5 from 11). When playing, it’s not that noticeable, but I won’t be able to wear these off-court due to the pressing on the toes. I have to go traight to my oofos after playing.

Also felt slight ankle instability off aggressive moves. I’ll probably go back to Vapors after this pair, but dang these look pretty sweet.
They look amazing. Thanks for sharing. Shame they are tight.
 
They look amazing. Thanks for sharing. Shame they are tight.
I have 2 pairs and agree with kvan's assessment. Most of my issues with the shoe fade away during play and they perform pretty well (except they have horrible ventilation). I just will never wear them to or from the court, they go on and off immediately bc of the tightness.

I don't have any instability issues but I also replaced the laces with 49" ones so I could more easily heel lock them as the stock ones are a little short to do so.
 

kvan

Rookie
I have 2 pairs and agree with kvan's assessment. Most of my issues with the shoe fade away during play and they perform pretty well (except they have horrible ventilation). I just will never wear them to or from the court, they go on and off immediately bc of the tightness.

I don't have any instability issues but I also replaced the laces with 49" ones so I could more easily heel lock them as the stock ones are a little short to do so.
Yeah good call. May have to look into replacing the laces although I never had issues with Vapor laces (those are insanely short). Different shoe though, so I guess it’s apples and oranges.

Oh, and yup I agree these run pretty warm.
 
Yeah good call. May have to look into replacing the laces although I never had issues with Vapor laces (those are insanely short). Different shoe though, so I guess it’s apples and oranges.

Oh, and yup I agree these run pretty warm.
49" is definitely the way to go if you end up swapping laces. I tried 54" but they were too long and dangled too close to going under the shoe. It also gave me an excuse to swap black laces in and I like the look more.
 

Nostradamus

Bionic Poster
Who's got em, how do they fit, what's the verdict?

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So originally i was really turned off by the weight of the shoes 16.2 OZ. but when i tried it on, i was very surprised. Static weight did feel heavy, but when walking and playing in it, it feels very light. Very weird feeling, i know. Right out of the box, this is the most Comfortable feeling shoes i have ever worn, and very bouncy and like walking on pillows with spring on it. I think that is what gives you that feeling that shoe is very light and easy to run in.
You have to buy 1/2 size bigger. I would not wear it to play tournaments in but i would wear it for practice and jogging.

 

Nostradamus

Bionic Poster
Just got these in last week. These are my favorite colorway thus far.



Coming from Vapor Xs (that fit my feet pretty much spot-on), these feel extremely tight in the toe box even when I went a half size up from my usual Vapors (11.5 from 11). When playing, it’s not that noticeable, but I won’t be able to wear these off-court due to the pressing on the toes. I have to go straight to my oofos after playing.

Also felt slight ankle instability off aggressive moves. I’ll probably go back to Vapors after this pair, but dang these look pretty sweet.
too white. it will get dirty too fast
 

Nostradamus

Bionic Poster
how are the grips on these? are they considered sticky? trying to find the most sticky shoes..
its in middle of the road. It's not the stickest but not slickiest either. Good blend of both. if you want super sticky shoes, Yonex eclipsion is probably very good one. anyway, if the sole is too sticky, it's asking for problems on the direction changes.
 

trackballerz

New User
its in middle of the road. It's not the stickest but not slickiest either. Good blend of both. if you want super sticky shoes, Yonex eclipsion is probably very good one. anyway, if the sole is too sticky, it's asking for problems on the direction changes.
ahh thanks.. will check those out.. am looking for tennis shoes for outdoor basketball... like the look and idea of this gp turbo.. current choices are gp turbo, solecourt boost and court ff 2
 

Mr Backhand

Rookie
So originally i was really turned off by the weight of the shoes 16.2 OZ. but when i tried it on, i was very surprised. Static weight did feel heavy, but when walking and playing in it, it feels very light. Very weird feeling, i know. Right out of the box, this is the most Comfortable feeling shoes i have ever worn, and very bouncy and like walking on pillows with spring on it. I think that is what gives you that feeling that shoe is very light and easy to run in.
You have to buy 1/2 size bigger. I would not wear it to play tournaments in but i would wear it for practice and jogging.

Are you going to be switching to these as your full time show? What would be your tournament shoe?
 

Nostradamus

Bionic Poster
Are you going to be switching to these as your full time show? What would be your tournament shoe?
I still wear these Yonex Eclipsion 3 but these are so Narrow, it hurts my toes. Even Stan the man refuses to wear these and he still wears Eclipsion 2. BRING back the Eclipsion 1, Yonex.

 

JOSHL

Hall of Fame
One key is to make sure you don’t wear thick socks. Thin socks solved the tightness for me.
 

Nostradamus

Bionic Poster
ahh thanks.. will check those out.. am looking for tennis shoes for outdoor basketball... like the look and idea of this gp turbo.. current choices are gp turbo, solecourt boost and court ff 2
Your best choice is GP Turbo out of these, without a shadow of doubt
 
These shoes are ugly as .....! Ordered a pair anyway because I liked the idea of squishy shoes and because Nike messed up the Vapor X. 9.5 were better IMO. Anyway just got the Turbos in today and they fit perfectly. I like a snug fit so I didn't size up. Yes my toes are a bit crammed but after an hour walking indoors it's already much better.
 

crabby

New User
Put a shoestretcher in. They were way too snugg for me, but now they fit perfectly after around 5min break in...
 

Volleyball

New User
I replaced the insole with a thinner one from my Hoka running shoes, and it worked like MAGIC! Helps to lighten the shoes by quite a bit too!
 

RedBeard

Rookie
Just got my white and black and concur that the comfort of this shoe is next level! Stayed with my normal size 12 for my narrow foot and fit is perfect. Feels like a pair of tennis moon boots.

They're not as fast feeling as my FF2s, but I may have to switch...The comfort is just too good.
 

SinneGOAT

Hall of Fame
I am a 10-10.5 in most shoes. 11 in cage 3’s which are kinda narrow for me but work after a few hours. Tried these in an 11.5, even then they were too tight. Cushioning was the best ever since the gel res 8 and court ff, but I could not get my foot in it even as clown shoes. If you can fit them, as others have said it is so comfortable underfoot. Reminded me of the air Max wildcard, great cushioning but tight as all get out.
 

XFactorer

Hall of Fame
Just got my white and black and concur that the comfort of this shoe is next level! Stayed with my normal size 12 for my narrow foot and fit is perfect. Feels like a pair of tennis moon boots.

They're not as fast feeling as my FF2s, but I may have to switch...The comfort is just too good.
Tennis moon boots! Ha! Yeah, was my initial reaction, too. But I've grown accustomed to that feeling and I move confidently in them. I don't think about it much anymore. Just got a pair fo Vapor Pros (men's 9.5, but men's 10 in GPs). Now these are paper thin! But I'm excited to try them on the court anyway.
 

Chezbeeno

Professional
Anyone used these for coaching? And if so, how long have they lasted? I tried them on and they're super comfortable, but I'm worried the soles will wear out super quickly.
 
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