Shoes that won't break the bank?

brettatk

Semi-Pro
I posted this within another thread but decided I might get more feedback by posting a new thread. I'm looking for a pair of shoes that will not break the bank. I currently have a pair of Barricade 2015's and love them but I only paid around $55 for them on sale last year. Stupid me didn't think to buy multiple pairs. Previously I played in Nike Vapor Courts but not really wanting to return to those. Call me cheap but I refuse to spend a ton of money on shoes. Before someone asks warranty shoes would not make a difference, I don't play enough these days to wear the bottoms out in order to get a replacement pair. I will say what I like about the Barricades is I feel I have more room in the toe box than with the Vapor Courts.

I'd love some recommendations on good shoes that are around the $60 price point (or less). Please don't include any links to other merchant websites, I know that's against Tennis Warehouse rules. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
 
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brettatk

Semi-Pro
Thanks for the suggestion, I'll definitely check them out. I just noticed the Barricade 2015's I'm wearing now are on sale for $74 at TW. That's more than I'd want to pay for a pair but it's tempting since I know I like the shoe.

eta: Ughh.. Nevermind, they aren't available any longer.
 
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Simon_the_furry

Hall of Fame
Thanks for the suggestion, I'll definitely check them out. I just noticed the Barricade 2015's I'm wearing now are on sale for $74 at TW. That's more than I'd want to pay for a pair but it's tempting since I know I like the shoe.
I've seen a pair of the black and green Torneos on a court before. They look VERY, VERY good in real life.
I'm wearing Barricade 2015 Saksaywamans. :D
I have Barricade 8s on the way because I'm pretty hard on shoes.
 

WildVolley

Legend

swizzy

Hall of Fame
wow... they don't have my size either..otherwise i would have bought 4 pairs..which i s the way to go.. find a shoe you like, find it at a nice price and stock up and rotate..
 

Rozroz

G.O.A.T.
I'll second the NB996v2. The green pair are quite reasonable in price and that's with a one-year outsole warranty!
you should really forget about the outsole. many reviews claim the outsole burns out pretty fast regardless (a lot faster than Barricades and similar).
that's why i skipped them atm.
 

Simon_the_furry

Hall of Fame
you should really forget about the outsole. many reviews claim the outsole burns out pretty fast regardless (a lot faster than Barricades and similar).
that's why i skipped them atm.
True, but they're VERY fast, have good ventilation, and comfortable.
 
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