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Tag Archives: Up Close

New Balance 442 v2 Pro – Up Close

New Balance 442 feature boot review

The essence of simplicity combined with the complexity of a modern release – that is exactly how I’d define the second generation New Balance 442. Crafted for players that pursue quality and excellence, the 442 v2 Pro is the brand’s most timeless boot to date. They feature a traditional construction …

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Puma FUTURE Z 1.3 ‘Eclipse’ – Up Close

Puma FUTURE Z 1.3 Eclipse featured

Now this is a colorway I can absolutely get behind! The third installment of Puma FUTURE Z 1.3 has been announced, this one as part of the Eclipse Pack. It is a mix of modern tooling with a truly traditional styling – stealth mode with a touch of white and …

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adidas Predator EDGE – Are They Really That Bad?

adidas Predator EDGE 2022

We are only a few out from the official release of the adidas Predator EDGE, the latest generation of power boot from the home of the 3-stripe. Over the past few years, we have seen different directions taken with the Predator as adidas adjusted to market changes. First, they decided …

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Lotto Maestro 100 IV Feature Review

Over the past few months, the Lotto Maestro 100 IV has become one of my go to pair of boots, which makes me wonder how I haven’t posted anything about them yet. There are very limited pairs available in the US, which has slipped them down the pecking order of …

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What Can You Expect From the adidas X Speedflow.1?

X Speedflow.1 Review

With the goal of helping players reach a new state of speedfulness, the adidas X SpeedFlow features a new enhanced propulsion, directional and upper system. As the boot designed to replace X Ghosted, there have been a lot of questions from fans wanting to know how they are different? Well, …

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Why is the adidas Copa Sense.2 So Misunderstood?

adidas Copa Sense.2 featured

Since their introduction to the market, there hasn’t be a while lot of attention placed on the mid-tier adidas Copa Sense.2. The comments I have heard are geared more toward them being “just another second rate adidas release” than feedback on their actual performance. Considering experiences with previous adidas releases, …

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What is the adidas GAMEMODE FG?

With some glorious designs and a very affordable pricetag, the adidas GAMEMODE range has garnered some favorable attention since their release. Sleek and colorful, GAMEMODE has reinvigorated fond memories of the speed focused F50 adizero silo. There is a definite air of nostalgia that surrounds them and I haven’t been …

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adidas X Ghosted “Marvel x Cyclops” Up Close

adidas Cyclops Xmen Ghosted

adidas continue their partnership with Marvel by releasing a special “Cyclops” edition of the X Ghosted. They are part of a unique superhero themed X-men collection of boots, joining Wolverine on the Predator FREAK. Talk about two releases that perfectly match their intended superhero to an specific adidas boot silo! …

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Up Close – adidas Nemeziz.1 “Superspectral”

adidas Nemeziz.1 Up Close

adidas seem to have found their preferred design on the Nemeziz silo, keeping the laced version somewhat stable over several generations. The latest Nemeziz .1 edition brings together wild visuals with the best in agility type performance. Etched with a colorway that offers different visual effects from changing angles, the …

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