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Ace 16.1 Primeknit Goes Core Black – Two New Options

Black Shock Pink Ace16 Primeknit featured

In case you are in need of some more colorway options in the Ace 16+ Primeknit series, adidas has dropped a paor of Core Black releases. Black is the cross feature between both boots, with Matte Silver/Solar Gold and Shock Pink/Solar Green providing contrasting looks. Featuring a higher than usual ankle …

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Adidas TKRZ Goes Solar Green

TKRZ Solar Green featured

For players that want to “Boss the Cage”, adidas has just introduced a highly visable, Solar Green version of TKRZ. Compared to the original Core Black release, this version features a Shock Pink lining that really highlights the technical construction of the boot. It runs around the synthetic lining that …

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Up Close – Neymar “Ousadia Alegria” Hypervenom Phantom II

Ousadia Alegria Hypervenom featured

Two different boot designs but one key message; welcome in ‘Ousadia’ and ‘Alegria’, or Neymar’s new custom Hypervenom Phantom II. It has taken time to come to fruition, but the dynamic 24-year old Brazilian now has his own signature line-up that embodies the joy and self expression of living and playing soccer. Bruno …

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Battle-Sox: A Review in Brief

Battle-Sox in packaging

While we tend to focus primarily on boots here at SC101, it isn’t just boot manufacturers who are searching for the latest and greatest technical innovations, it trickles all the way down to the humble sock manufacturers too, on occasion. Enter Battle-Sox a Hong Kong based company who have developed …

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Nike Release Swoosh Filled “Metal Flash Pack”

Nike Metal Flash Pack

Nike released their latest collection today, Metal Flash Pack, with bold flashy colors and some sleek metallic Swooshes placed across their key silos. Added to the Total Crimson Tiempo Legend released yesterday, Nike place a coat of Mango on the Mercurial; Hyper Grape on the Magista; and Turquoise on the Hypervenom. There …

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Nike Tiempo Legend 6 Released in “Total Crimson”

Tiempo Legend Total Crimson

It is not often you see a new Tiempo Legend colorway get such a splashy promotional release. But it seems the folks at Nike really want to place a direct emphasis on how eye-cathchingly sharp this latest Tiempo Legend 6 looks. Featuring a Total Crimson upper, these will be part …

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How Does Primeknit 16.1 Fit? (And Other Questions Answered)

Ace16.1 Primeknit

Just last week, adidas introduced us to another of their tech advanced boots, this one in the form of Ace 16.1 Primeknit. Featuring a higher than usual ankle collar and knit right through the upper, this second generation release is intended to offer players a completely different type of in-game …

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Adidas ACE16+ PURECONTROL – Laceless Boot Review

PURECONTROL Review

As part of their mission to revolutionize the game, adidas has released what is the most competitive laceless boot ever to hit the market. The Ace16+ PURECONTROL is a boot that relies on compression knit to keep your feet locked down through wear. The idea of boots without laces is …

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Adidas Release Ace16+ PURECONTROL in Core Black

Black adidas Ace16 PURECONTROL

Following up on the intro colorway, adidas has gone somewhat more traditional with the second Ace16+ PURECONTROL release. Featuring a very clean Core Black/Neon Green upper design, this is a look that is sure to draw some extra attention. When you add in the chrome finish seen on the soleplate, …

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