Nike Vapor IX vs Adidas F50 adiZero
Bryan: Nike Vapor IX – Both boots offer tremendous value for their purpose, but wearing the Vapor IX feels a lot more natural than the F50 adiZero.
Kevin: Nike Vapor IX – I’m not the biggest fan of either boots but I prefer the design of the Vapor’s.
Jim: Nike Vapor IX – Mostly just because the adizero hasn’t changed much since its first introduction. It also sits on my ankle while the vapor fits like a glove. As over rated as the Vapor is, it is still miles ahead of the adizero. No competition there.
Tyler: Nike Vapor IX – This was a hard one. I love Adidas as a brand but I feel that the F50 Adizero range has gotten a bit stale, whereas Nike has gone with some fresh colorways and made some great changes to the boot like the dimpled upper and a great FG stud configuration.
Colin: Adidas F50 adiZero – In this matchup of two kings in the lightweight boot category, my allegence lies with the Adidas F50 Adizero. The upper has a better texture, and the lightweight soleplate from Adidas is the best on the market.
Ethan: Adidas F50 adiZero – I have always found the adiZero to be very versatile and the leather version also offers decent comfort for weight. The external heel counter also secures the foot to lock down your heel and stop slippage.
Richard: Adidas F50 adiZero – Adidas in a walk. I’m a guy who doesn’t like bladed studs, so I certainly don’t like razor blade studs
Final Tally: Vapor 4 – F50 adiZero 3