Boot brand preference.
I have ridden in Flow, Vans, 32, Burton and Salomon boots over the course of the past 15 or so years.
I've had issues with most of the boots I've worn, especially with my most recent Salomon boots whose internal lacing guides gave me instant pressure points as soon as I tightened up my bindings.
The 32s I had were poorly built, the Burtons absorbed water like a sponge and the Flow boots, although comfortable, crumbled pretty quickly.
I'm still waiting to find the 'perfect' boot (if there is such a thing) but the closest I got was in a pair of Vans.
Now, please bear in mind I know tech has moved on, and that everyone has difference experiences, but that's why I'm interested in people's preference.
I'm looking to buy new boots, and I know the best boots are the ones that fit, but where I'm located, its quite a distance to get to a shop to try some on. Therefore, if I have a list of brands that I should try out, then I can aim for a shop that carries them.
FYI, I'm considering Nike, Nitro, Ride, Northwave and DC.
So, if you could recommend one brand to another person, what would it be? Feel free to expand on why you recommend this brand, and others that you wouldn't recommend for whatever reason.