Replacement for Vapor 9.5?

Reading some not-so-favorable comments about the Vapor X.

Is there anything out there that's in the same ballpark as the Vapor 9.5? .....or should I just go for the Vapor X ??

Thanks for any feedback ; )
 
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shev_milan

New User
The only thing I can do is to stock up some of it while you still can find your size. I still have five pairs of Vapor 9.5 shoes that worked great... . Besides of those five pairs , there are seven decent pairs of Vapor Tour... I reglued and fixed the most of outsole problem with my glue formula that worked good so far...
 

Fanman

Rookie
The new Vapor Prestige have come out, may want to take a look at those. They seem to be similar to a cross between the 9.5 & X's.
 
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In theory you can try any of the the offerings of the companies, that are intended to compete with the Vapor Tour line.

It depends on whether your foot is comfortable with a shoe that has a slightly narrower toebox, for example.

If it is, the Asics Solution Speeds 3 is a very comfortable high-quality shoe.

Same for Adidas Übersonic 2, which I find a bit more connected to the ground than the SS3 and is thus similar to the Vapor 9.5.

Asics Gel Challenger is underappreciated around here. It is a very good all-round shoe, which has a bit more room in the toe box (but not as much as a Vapor), and is relatively inexpensive.

You can also try the Babolats in the same category as the Vapor, but I have no personal experience with those apart from the fact than I have heard many say that they have a roomy toebox ( which, along with the connected to the ground feel, is what most Vapor users look for).

Or, you can, as others suggested, try the Vapor X and see if it works for you.

:cool:
 

John

Semi-Pro
In theory you can try any of the the offerings of the companies, that are intended to compete with the Vapor Tour line.

It depends on whether your foot is comfortable with a shoe that has a slightly narrower toebox, for example.

If it is, the Asics Solution Speeds 3 is a very comfortable high-quality shoe.

Same for Adidas Übersonic 2, which I find a bit more connected to the ground than the SS3 and is thus similar to the Vapor 9.5.

Asics Gel Challenger is underappreciated around here. It is a very good all-round shoe, which has a bit more room in the toe box (but not as much as a Vapor), and is relatively inexpensive.

You can also try the Babolats in the same category as the Vapor, but I have no personal experience with those apart from the fact than I have heard many say that they have a roomy toebox ( which, along with the connected to the ground feel, is what most Vapor users look for).

Or, you can, as others suggested, try the Vapor X and see if it works for you.

:cool:
The old Babolat sfx is roomy and fit wide. But the weight is much heavier. It’s comfortable for feet but I prefer zoom cage 2 over though zoom cage has its own issue like can’t perform well at faster movement. But the Babolat won’t have such issue.
 
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