Stiffer boot recommendations to replace Moto - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums
SnowboardingForum.com is the premier Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-17-2012, 06:54 AM   #1 (permalink)
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 6
Default Stiffer boot recommendations to replace Moto

I have an older pair or Burton Motos that have served me well but considering replacing them for something stiffer as I primarily freeride.

Looking for recommendations and tips on what I should be looking for...

Some initial thoughts: Deeluxe Visious were one recommendation, Burton Ruler would probably be fairly inexpensive and easy to find.

Last edited by Drez; 09-17-2012 at 07:05 AM.
Drez is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 09-17-2012, 08:06 PM   #2 (permalink)
Veteran Member
 
Nivek's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Mountains of Mordor
Posts: 6,530
Default

http://www.snowboardingforum.com/boo...uy-thread.html
__________________
Snowboarding Is...

That thing I do to escape the world and have fun with my friend

Also, buy my things?
http://www.snowboardingforum.com/buy...ml#post1737634
Nivek is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2012, 08:15 PM   #3 (permalink)
Banned!
 
snowklinger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: L-Town
Posts: 5,025
Default

__________________
Support Local Business
"Shop Smart. Shop S-Mart!" - Ash
snowklinger is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2012, 08:18 PM   #4 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 61
Default

try out the salomon malamute =D
Might not work for you, I have above average width+height for feet, after heat-molding it feels pretty comfy.
I kind of regret it though, too damn stiff LOL. The synapse is exactly the same but softer.
yuhaoyang is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2012, 06:23 AM   #5 (permalink)
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 6
Default

Thanks, I'll add the Malamue to the list. Probably try some chuck taylors for good measure too though not sure they count as "stiff"...

In response to the well meaning thread link, Im not asking for you to tell me what to buy then Ill go get it blindly. Im looking for a starting point for stiffer boot recommendation, without that I might miss out on the one that would work for me as it never gets even tried on. For example the Deeluxe I mentioned would never have been on my radar without its recommendation.
Drez is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2012, 01:56 PM   #6 (permalink)
Banned!
 
snowklinger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: L-Town
Posts: 5,025
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Drez View Post
I have an older pair or Burton Motos that have served me well but considering replacing them for something stiffer.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Drez View Post
Thanks, I'll add the Malamue to the list. Probably try some chuck taylors for good measure too though not sure they count as "stiff"...
Quote:
Originally Posted by snowklinger View Post

Hey you said stiffer than your Motos! Here are some other choices



__________________
Support Local Business
"Shop Smart. Shop S-Mart!" - Ash
snowklinger is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-05-2012, 08:56 PM   #7 (permalink)
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 18
Default

i use ride insano dbl boa. i love them, i can ride a full day, thats literally on my feet at 730, dont come off til 3. and they are super stiff. the boa is awesome if you hate tying laces. i ride mostly in the trees, and the alpine, so lots of steep and deep and i need a stiff boot for good responseto get those hard tight turns. highly recommend these. i've got about 16 rides on them and so far still, they are holding up perfectly. also to back up their comfort, i have plantersfacia... whatever in my right foot, it was fucked for years. and these boots give me no discomfort what so ever, unless of course they are too tight.
nip175 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-05-2012, 10:23 PM   #8 (permalink)
-LIFETIME MEMBER-
 
OldDog's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Northern BC
Posts: 300
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Drez View Post
I have an older pair or Burton Motos that have served me well but considering replacing them for something stiffer as I primarily freeride.

Looking for recommendations and tips on what I should be looking for...

Some initial thoughts: Deeluxe Visious were one recommendation, Burton Ruler would probably be fairly inexpensive and easy to find.
If you like Burton I tried some Imperials on yesterday that I would've got if they'd had them 1/2 size smaller.

Ended up with a pair of Burton Ambush boots instead. It's my 3rd pair (this season), I keep changing my mind and taking them back. Started with Salomon Dialogues, were too big. Both size wise and no RP. They barely fit in my large formulas. Then F2.0's. Much better than Dialogues, but too narrow.

I tried on some 32's as well. A couple of different styles. The Imperials were my fav. Thinking about taking these back too and ordering the Imperials online... These Ambush are super comfy but I'm thinking they may be too soft for freeride for a n00b on Shames (little grooming, intermediate to advanced terrain) Kind of worried about a lack of response in a soft boot.
OldDog is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2012, 06:23 AM   #9 (permalink)
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 6
Default

Thanks for the update guys, ill be sure to add those to my shopping list.
Drez is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:41 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums