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NIKE Thread

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by RFX45, Aug 18, 2012.

  1. RFX45

    RFX45 Well-Known Member

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    Sort of want this knitted windrunner hoody, too bad it's womens only.
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  2. GraphicNovelty

    GraphicNovelty Well-Known Member

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    I own those same Free Havens and I use them for general working out.

    Good shoes. They run a .5 size small.
     
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  3. johanm

    johanm Well-Known Member

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    RFX and other experts - What are your views on the lunarspider lt+2?

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    Basically I am not a hardcore runner, but want to get them in a b/w color scheme for jogs and mostly walking around town. Are they too "specialist" for those purposes?
     
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    Teger Well-Known Member

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    i got the montreals in 12, little tight so ordered the 12.5 (yay zappos) and will compare. what's the stretching like on these toasty?
     
  5. gettoasty

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    I have not experienced stretching too much around the vamp area, which is where my foot tends to be tight against the outer edge of the shoe.
    The shoe itself near the end of the toe box and vamp area is alleviated and despite it being mesh, does not seem to stretch much. This is especially true if you wear the insole as well as it causes your in-step to elevate a bit higher so your side of the foot hits the side of the shoes more as a tighter fit (more so if you are flat foot or minimal arch).

    I think it will take a lot of wear and tear to stretch it out similar to my Free 1's, which seem quite big now in comparison. This is a good thing I suppose as it is testament to the shoes integrity.
    FWIW my Free 1's are still holding up well in the upper but the sole is quite worn down now, which is why I am picking up some new shoes. I'm afraid of slipping.

    I like those johanm btw, looks good for urban settings. Where to kop? Looks like very old model from 1 or 2 seasons ago.
     
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  6. RFX45

    RFX45 Well-Known Member

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    Lunarspider LT 2 can be had at NikeID and I am not sure you can find them anywhere else outside of old stock. The one posted looks like the Gyakusou version so that might be even more difficult to find.

    I think the LunarSpider LT2 can handle long runs but probably not the most ideal. The LT does stand for lightweight training from what I understand so it should be able to handle quick runs (5k-10k) before it starts hurt your feet? It's more cushioned than the racing shoe LunarSpider R2/R3 but also heavier and I would not exactly consider it a specialist shoe for sprinters, I think you can run in them as hobby w/o a problem w/o doing any marathons.
     
  7. jet

    jet Well-Known Member

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    Got those free havens when they first came out they were decent, ended up returning and keeping the frees. Good stability, didn't like the toebox shape and shoe just looked huge in an 11.

    Synth do the flyknits look huge on the feet?
     
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  8. RFX45

    RFX45 Well-Known Member

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    Yah my size 10 Free Havens looks longer than it should be.


    Quick LunarSpider ID, simple but I like it.
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  9. gettoasty

    gettoasty Well-Known Member

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    Suddenlee said they are able to locate all the Flyknits over at NSW 21 Mercer in NY lol
    I wonder what they actual turn out with after their visit. They should get back to me later today or tomorrow.

    Jet you should check it out.
     
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  10. Nil

    Nil Well-Known Member

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    Embrace big footedness. I rock 14's in Nikes and have no issues with any of those shoes.
     
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    If any Canadians are looking for the flyknit volt racer, you should check your local Running Room or the store's online shop; they basically had a full size run last time I checked.



    Should be fine for casual jogs/walking. I've done 20km runs in mine without any problems but if you don't run a lot you're feet might not be used to the lack of cushioning when running longer distances in them. Mine also had a pretty short lifespan in comparison to some of the other lightweight trainers and racers I've used.
     
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    Synthese Darth Millennial

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    Yeah mine are 12's and they don't look big at all. sleeker lines than the frees for sure.
     
  13. RFX45

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    Those are some ugly shoes.
     
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    I wouldn't wear those on April 1st.
     
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    Okay, so I found the Nike Store Yorkville in Toronto still has a large supply of Roshe's at 89.99 (canadian retail for em) including the blue/orange colour scheme I wanted. Got excited and asked them to hold a pair for me in my size. Went to the store and tried them on. Out of the box they looked even better in person, but then I tried them on.

    For some reason I found the exaggerated sole/heel to be quite comical looking and felt clownish in them. Wish it was less prominent. Ended up saving my money. Too bad, cause i fucking love these shoes when they're not on my feet.
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    Damn it, where can I try on those Flyknits in NYC?
     
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    I've gone up to 1/2 distances too in the LT2 with no issues, but would concur re: the durability. In fact, my Gyakusous now have a full fledged hole in the right toebox, and developing one on the left. That was after about 300km, which was probably time to swap them out anyways. My second pair (regular LT2's) haven't yet, but I wouldn't be surprised when I log more mileage.

    I also noticed the Flyknits and R3 on running room's site. With tax that puts them > $200. Not sure where else to get them in Canada, so I was looking at ordering the R3's from RMK and even with their pricey shipping, it would come in around $150.
     
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    The nike running store. Don't know if they have that colourway, but they have flyknits.
     
  20. momentoftruth

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    they had that colorway at 21 Mercer last weekend, and a couple of others (orange, volt)
     

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