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adidas Golf Brings Back The Power with the New Powerband Boa Boost
Powerful Design, Bold Branding and Innovative Technologies, adidas Takes Golf Footwear to a Whole New Level

Carlsbad, Calif. (December 19, 2016) â€“ adidas Golf, an industry leader in innovation, technology and performance footwear, announced today the release of the new Powerband Boa Boost. Since its inception ten years ago, the focus of the adidas Power franchise was to provide golfers with the most traction, support and stability, allowing them to maximize their swing speed and performance.   

 

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A new generation of adidas branding and shoe construction, the Powerband Boa Boost combines game-changing technologies including BOOSTâ„¢ cushioning, a brand new L6 Boa® Closure System, an updated POWERCAGE saddle, and a climaproof seamless stretch microfiber leather upper.  Powered by scientific and biomechanical testing and research, the Powerband Boa Boost incorporates technologies to promote energy return, lateral stability, and comfort. The new POWERCAGE chassis system uses supportive materials and straps in the center saddle to lock down the midfoot, while seamlessly incorporating the brand new L6 Boa® Closure System, an incremental pull and push structure located on the top center tongue, designed to enable fast and easy micro-adjustability for a customizable fit.

 

“The original Powerband golf shoe was a revolutionary product when we first brought it to the marketplace in 2007 and it helped push golf footwear technology to the next level. The Power franchise has always stood out as bold and more progressive, and is a great representation of what adidas golf is all about. Infusing this footwear with all that we have learned the past 10 years, the new Powerband Boa Boost is the most technical and innovative Powerband shoe to date and we are excited to bring it back to the golf market.” 

Masun Denison, Director of Footwear, adidas Golf

 

 

 

 

 

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I really like my Adidas Tour 360, and I like the looks of this shoe.  I have never tried a shoe with BOA, but this might be the first.

 

So, tell me... has anyone had trouble with the fishing line breaking?  And what do you do if it does?  That has always steered me away from BOA.

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Wow, really liking the look of the BOA system. I liked the boost foam in the Asym.

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Driver:      :callaway-small: Rogue 9*, UST chrome 7F5T 

Fairway:     :taylormade-small: M5 3 wood, UST chrome 7F5T

Irons:        :titelist-small: TMB 3i &  :mizuno-small:MP-18 MB 4-PW

Wedges:     :titelist-small: Voke SM7 LTD Jet Black 

Putter:       :bettinardi-small: Queen Bee #9

Ball:        :srixon-small: Z star XV

 

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I really like my Adidas Tour 360, and I like the looks of this shoe.  I have never tried a shoe with BOA, but this might be the first.

 

So, tell me... has anyone had trouble with the fishing line breaking?  And what do you do if it does?  That has always steered me away from BOA.

 

I may look like a fishing line, but it's really 49 stainless steel strands wound together and wrapped in a nylon coating. We learned at the adidas Tour Boost 360 launch last year that it would take roughly 600 lbs of force to break the cable, and your foot can only withstand about 5 lbs.  adidas also says you can bend the cable back and forth about 500,000 times before it would break. If it did break I'm not sure what the process is to replace the cable - and even though it's BOA's and adidas' say so, I'd guess the chances of breaking are pretty slim compared to a regular lace. 

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FW Wood: :tour-edge: Tour Edge EXS 220 - 15*; :mizuno-small: ST 180 14*
Hybrids:  PXG 0311 22
Utility Irons: :wilson_staff_small: Staff Model Utilities 18, 21, 24*;  Lynx VT Stinger - 16*
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A friend of mine was a prototype tester of these last summer. I got to see them (although not in the finished colors) but the Boa was very cool. He said they were extremely comfortable and hated to send them back. Ha

 

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Now if they just come in blue...

Driver: :callaway-logo-1: Epic SZ w/ VA Composites Raijin 65 04

3w: :taylormade-small:'16 M2 hl w/ Diamana D+ 82

5w: :cleveland-small: Launcher HB w/ HZRDUS Yellow

Hybrid: :cleveland-small: 22 deg. Launcher HB w/ HZRDUS Black

Irons: :ping-small: 5i-UW G700 w/ X100 soft stepped once

Wedges: :cleveland-small: 54 & 58 CBX w/ Nippon Modus 3 125

Putter: :odyssey-small: Red 7s

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I've never tried a BOA shoe but don't care for the look really. What I do like are waxed shoe laces. I had to go get some the other day after getting tired of re-tying my shoe all day on the course. Grrrrrr.

I'm not sure why the golf shoes makers quit including them as standard issue with shoes. You tie them and they stay tied. Heh!

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I really like my Adidas Tour 360, and I like the looks of this shoe.  I have never tried a shoe with BOA, but this might be the first.

 

So, tell me... has anyone had trouble with the fishing line breaking?  And what do you do if it does?  That has always steered me away from BOA.

 

FWIW: I was a bit leary, but purchased a pair with BOA last spring - used them regularly over the last 4 months or so of the season (in OH) and have had no issues. I didn't try over-tightening them, but it's been no problem getting them tight enough. I would guess the "ratchet" might break before the cable would. I really like it for easy, quick shoe change - only thing quicker or easier as far as footwear goes, would be some sort of slip-on/sandals. 

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Love the look of these. Sadly, though, I'm sure they'll cost a small fortune.

$179 I believe

 

 

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3w: :taylormade-small:'16 M2 hl w/ Diamana D+ 82

5w: :cleveland-small: Launcher HB w/ HZRDUS Yellow

Hybrid: :cleveland-small: 22 deg. Launcher HB w/ HZRDUS Black

Irons: :ping-small: 5i-UW G700 w/ X100 soft stepped once

Wedges: :cleveland-small: 54 & 58 CBX w/ Nippon Modus 3 125

Putter: :odyssey-small: Red 7s

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Really loving the look of these ones. Would like to see what other colorways they offer

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Driver: :cobra-small: Speedzone 10.5* lofted down to 9.0* Fujikura Atmos Black TS 6X

Wood: :cobra-small: Speedzone Tour Fujikura Atmos Black TS 7X

Hybrids: :cobra-small: King Utility 19.5* Diamana Tensei White Pro 90TX

Irons: :cobra-small: MIM Tour Irons 4-PW Project X 6.5

Wedges: :cobra-small: MIM Black 50*, 54*, 58* Tour Issue S400

Putter: :seemore-small: Nashville Z1C 34"

 Ball: :bridgestone-small: Tour B X 

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I am all about the BOA system.  It is all I prefer to use with shoes now.  I believe that if they break, then the shoes are replaced completely free of charge.  Basically saying it is impossible to break the system. 

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2 Hybrid:     Callaway Mavrik Pro  Shaft: Project X EvenFlow Black 85X

3/5 Hybrid: Titleist 816 H2            Shaft: Mitsubishi Diamana Whiteboard 85X

Irons:           Taylormade P790      Shaft: UST Recoil 110 S (6-PW)

50 Degree: Taylormade P770       Shaft: UST Recoil 110 S

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I may look like a fishing line, but it's really 49 stainless steel strands wound together and wrapped in a nylon coating. We learned at the adidas Tour Boost 360 launch last year that it would take roughly 600 lbs of force to break the cable, and your foot can only withstand about 5 lbs. adidas also says you can bend the cable back and forth about 500,000 times before it would break. If it did break I'm not sure what the process is to replace the cable - and even though it's BOA's and adidas' say so, I'd guess the chances of breaking are pretty slim compared to a regular lace.

Cool info.

I had no idea.

Guess my diy fishing line idea won't work now. Lol

 

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:1332069271_TommyArmour:  Atomic Irons 4-AW (reviewing)

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I still prefer the look of laces but when you lock in with the BOA, your foot is staying put.

 

 

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What's in my bag...

 

Driver:      TaylorMade R15 10.5• Aldila Rouge Black 60g stiff shaft

3 Wood:   TaylorMade R15 15• Aldila Rouge Black 70g stiff shaft

Hybrid:     TaylorMade  Rescue 4-21• Aldila Rip 65g stiff shaft

Irons:        TaylorMade  RSi TP Nippon NS Pro 950, stiff shaft

Wedges:   TaylorMade  50•, 54•, 58• Nippon NS Pro stiff shaft

Putter:      TaylorMade Ghost 

Ball:          Wilson DUO U

Bag:         TaylorMade 

 

 

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Looks pretty sharp. I've never had golf shoes with boa, but that may change in the future.

 

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Fairway Woods: :cobra-small: F8 3W Project X Even Flow Blue 75g shaft

Fairway Woods: :cobra-small: F8 5W Project X Even Flow Blue 75g shaft

Hybrid: :titelist-small: 816H2 19°

Irons: :mizuno-small: MP-20 SEL Project X 5.5 shafts 5-PW

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Wedge: :cleveland-small: Tour Satin RTX 4 Wedges in 52° and 56° 2 Dot

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