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02-22-2014 03:47 AM
Tourn I really appreciate the help, thanks.

I'm going to look at both the aura and lashed next week, I'm leaning more to the lashed ATM, can't find the binary anywhere in the uk which would be perfect but nothing if an do about that
02-21-2014 03:36 PM
Dago91 The aura is a good boot.. I own a pair. The aura is a mid flex so it depends on what flex you want. This years aura has a smaller footprint then previous models. They are very comfortable and take seconds to put on with the dual boa system. Honestly all boots go soft after awhile and I agree with the previous poster try boots on first. Our boots are extremely comfortable but you maybe looking for something different.

If you want to stick with vans.. you may want to go with the Cirro full boa stiffer and flex adjustable or the infuse which is also flex adjustable. Single boa with lace and strap.

I ride in the Swiss Alps with both the aura and the Cirro. Your setup is on the soft side so the aura would fit it nicely.
02-21-2014 12:21 PM
Tourn Ok, so I will try both the auras and thirtytwo lashed, the lashed seems like the better option at the moment.

I will possibly be riding something like the alps next year, will this be a suitable setup?
02-21-2014 11:29 AM
jmp123 Given where you're using them is effectively a blue (or Green in North America) run, them going soft shouldnt be too much of an issue. Also bear in mind that you're fairly light you might prefer it when they get a bit softer.

Other feels free to correct me if you think the above is wrong.
02-21-2014 11:26 AM
ksup3erb You'll be fine if they fit fine. All in all you are getting a soft setup with those boards and bindings anyway. For indoor riding I can't imagine you need anything more.
02-21-2014 11:22 AM
Tourn Ok thanks,so I've sorted binding and board which will be the factory or garage, now it just boots.

I read a review on and it said the aura went soft over time, I will try and get a couple of hours in every two weeks, so the foot print doesn't matter as long as the over lap isn't bad but will it going soft affect it?
02-21-2014 10:45 AM
ksup3erb You do not need a wider board
02-21-2014 10:23 AM
Tourn I appreciate the help guys.

The large footprint, would that really affect me? Do I need a wider board?

Also if so can anyone suggest any other boots that would suit me? I will try a range in Milton Keynes when I go next week.

Another thing with the aura is I've heard they go soft, is this a real problem?
02-21-2014 10:13 AM
jmp123 When I went to get my boots they told me Vans came up a bit wider so wouldn't suit my narrow feet. However when I tried them on they fit as well as the Burton, Nike and Salomon boots they were trying to sell me. Eventually got Burtons as the Vans were a little soft for what I need currently, but I am over 50 lbs heavier than you.

Key thing go get them fitted and chose comfort over style first. Theres plenty of shops in the Milton Keynes complex that will size you up and help with fit.
02-21-2014 10:00 AM
ksup3erb Both good boards, and yes try out the boots first.

Those bindings will be fine for now at your weight.
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