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Old 02-17-2010, 02:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default anyone have experience with northwave boots?

i am broke right now and need boots. i can get some northwave three's for cheap are they worth buying? how stiff/soft are they? thanks in advance
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Old 02-20-2010, 04:40 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Bought a pair of Northwaves 6 years ago and am still rocking them. I have never worn anything else and just recently started looking at new boots. I have since determined that northwaves, or at least mine are super soft compared to current boots. It will be a big adjustment when I finally upgrade. From what I can tell though, they are quite durable, very soft, and just fine in the waterproof/coldproof dept. Probably not the best, but they will suffice if its all you can get.
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I'm so happy with my Northwave Decade SL 08/09! Super comfy and durable.
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I have 2009 Northwave Legend SL2, still the best boot I have stepped into for me. Very comfortable and Speed Lacing system is really good. A must try...

I would go for their 2009 and up... though...
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I've got a pair of Northwave Fives. Very comfy and still pretty stiff after 3 seasons. They do pack out though in the first month.

Not overly impressed with their CS though. Buddy said he was mailing replacement clips for the liner lace twice before Xmas....nothing.
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Great boots, horrible customer service. Took me a bunch of emails and almost a month to get replacement speed laces.
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Great boots, horrible customer service. Took me a bunch of emails and almost a month to get replacement speed laces.
^ Agreed! I had a similar experience but gave up getting replacement speed laces and just sent the boots back and bought some new ones!
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I'm so happy with my Northwave Decade SL 08/09! Super comfy and durable.
agreed. i have about 50 days on my decades and i love them. best boots i've worn over 15 years.

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Great boots, horrible customer service. Took me a bunch of emails and almost a month to get replacement speed laces.
unfortunately i would have to agree as well. although i had much better luck calling...they never responded to my emails. as soon as i bought the boots i wanted to get replacement laces for backups. after 50ish days riding i'm still using the original laces and they looks good.
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Old 02-22-2010, 01:45 AM   #10 (permalink)
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I got my decades from brociety and they're great. Maybe I should ask for extra laces now for next season. Before these I had a set of Jeremy Jones from early 2000 that are still holding up great. Best boots for my wide feet.
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