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post #31 of 32 (permalink) Old 09-07-2013, 11:23 PM
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Yeah, you're referring to the 2013 and older Unions. They revamped the toe straps on all Union models and added push pins to some. Is it an overall fix? I couldn't tell you. I coughed up some dough for a pair of the 2014 Atlas and 2014 Contacts and to me, the toe straps are easier to get out of than my 2012 flites. Most people don't have a clue unless they do their own homework and get off their ass and into a shop and do the dirty work. Everybody wants to take the golden word of the internet..."I saw it on the internet, so it must be true"
Your right about that. I've messed with the new contact pro at Peter Glenn and I'm impressed. But personal experience is the best review one could have.
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I'm not a Burton guy but after demoing their Cartels last season, that would be a clear choice imo. Have owned several pairs of Forces and although I liked them at first, they have been seriously outclassed by their competitors the last few seasons.

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