Nike Zoom Fly/Vaporfly 4 and NEXT% - The Thread

I just received my birthday discount code from Nike…it makes the NEXT a more tolerable option as long as they have my size in.

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I’ve just bought these Pegasus 36, I call them my marmite boots.

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Too right!
:nauseated_face::face_vomiting:

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:joy::joy::joy:

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We’ve been trying to decide what colour to paint the back wall in our lounge room. We’ve got all sorts of test patches on there and it looks like a kid high on sugar has found the paint cupboard.

Can’t imagine why I suddenly thought of that…? :laughing:

Forget these leaderboard & yearly training total threads. I want to see a list of what some you have spent on Nike shoes in the last 12 months. I betting some of you will be grimacing if you add it up.

I will play, and say I have bought 2 pairs (ZF FK & VF4%) which I expect to last well into next year for the ZFs and the VFs will last all next year too. £256.

Time to 'fess up.

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Absolutely zero.

Nike Zoom Fly Flyknit

£55.58

one full price zoom fly
Blue bargain £55 zoom fly
Another pair of blue zoom fly for the wife
4% at £102

So yeah just over £300 :flushed:

Why would you ask such a question! :flushed:

It started for me with the original VF FK 4% pair I bought in the 30% off storewide black friday sale last year. I think that might have been what started the thread on TT1.0? They were my first pair of Nike runners ever. Since then, well…

Nov '18 - black friday VF FK 4% - £146.96 (200km on these)
Apr '19 - discounted VF FK 4% - £167.96 (when I thought they were being discontinued after the release of NEXT% - still new in box)
May '19 - outlet store ZF SP - £52.50 (70km on these - mainly used for club track)
Jul '19 - discounted ZF FK - £55.58 (already retired with >660km on them)
Jul '19 - nearly new ebay VF FK 4% - £65.48 (in my size, so why not. Used these at the 70.3 Worlds)
Oct '19 - Poet’s discount code for VF NEXT% - £215.95 (55km on these)
Oct '19 - second pair of discounted ZF FK £55.57 (already have 125km on these)

So a total of precisely £760. Bugger me! :see_no_evil::joy:

Then again, I’ve not really bought anything else this year. No major bike purchase. No new wetsuit, or anything like that, so in the grand scheme of things, probably a light year in terms of equipment purchases! And it kind of makes sense in a heavy year of running, as per the 2019 annual stats thread.

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Ha ha ha - pales into insignificance to other spending :wink:

4% @ £210
4% @ £176
Blue fly knits @ £56
Zoom Fly SP @ £38

My Zoom structure are over a year old.

Total £480.
About a tenth of the price of a medium Chanel Boy bag.

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In the summer - Blue FlyKnits @ £55 - My favourites.
Last week - Structure 21 @ £51 - These might go back.
Last week - Pegasus 35 @ £51 - Not tried them yet other than walking around London.
Early next year will get some Next% for marathon :grinning:

and 10 x the price of a solid pair of Saucony Rise Isos :wink:

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M&M Direct specials?
Love some of them for training in

I was just looking quickly for something worth £48 to counter your argument.

I fell out of love with Saucony (kinvara) when they brought in that horrible, horrible ‘pro lock’ band things.

Oh :face_with_hand_over_mouth:
I was being serious. I used to buy anything for under £45 for training in.
Then a pair of Saucony Fastwitch for racing in and some of the Brooks Adrenaline GTS for iron distance a few weeks out.

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I’d be concerned if you were buying £4800 bags; unless your wife played for Real Madrid.

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Where are you getting these prices from? I’d love a new pair of ZF as I’ve got the originals with a few hundred ks on them. They’re over £100 on the Nike website.

A few months ago Nike must have had excess stock, or the blue colour way wasn’t very popular. I think they had them at around 70 then someone posted a discount code on here!

£330 so far, spread across 4 pairs of shoes.

2 x VF 4% and 2 x ZF