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05-23-2017 02:11 PM
eelpout
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Originally Posted by Mlads View Post
I got 2014 Talon Boots-size US 11 and 2014 NX2-RS bindings in Large...
They have been great so far

Only issue I have found so far is that the chassis is little bit tight for the boots, and wears the side of the boots.

If you are like me size 11 or bigger go for XL bindings
I started another thread a while ago (I had spaced-out on this thread's existence) and asked this very question. So you would go for the larger XL next time? You know the boots will be absolutely floating in that case right, due to so much width? That's usually not what is recommended for typical boot-binding fit. And Flow's need all the heel stability they can get because of the way the rear-entry highback hold works.

Do you feel the highback bolts against the boot while riding?
05-21-2017 09:36 AM
Argo flow talon and hylite are the best boots I have owned through the years. In Dec I went around and tried on every boot that is rated as stiff and of high quality build and still ended up with flow again. I still get over 100 days out of a pair of boots, I already have a new pair of talons for next season since they were on sale for 65% off....

The fit into the binding has nothing to do with the quality of them. You have to follow their size recommendations and a boot in the 11 size needs the XL binding..
05-21-2017 09:14 AM
surfinsnow
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Originally Posted by noshadow View Post
You'd think Flow boot -> Flow binding would work?
I tried that solution one season. Expensive lesson. I bought Flow 'The One' boots to go with my NXT FXRs. I got through one full season, really liked them. Comfortable, and they're designed to fit Flow bindings, with a beveled heel to make it easier to flip up the high back, and narrower toe area so they slip into the front strap better. But at the beginning of the second season with them they seams were splitting, and they were totally falling apart. That was a few years ago, maybe build quality got better.
05-17-2017 04:15 PM
Argo 11 is gonna be too big for large bindings.
05-17-2017 02:35 PM
timmytard
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Originally Posted by noshadow View Post
I was riding with The Five bindings for 3 seasons, and they were great. I got really good at getting in/out of them even though they were at first a pain.

Now I have the NX2 (hybrid) with Burton ION boots on a stiff Capita Mercury board. The NX2 is even easier to get into, and somehow the burton ion boot fits nicely into the L size.

The Burton ION have been giving me problems, so I'm thinking of getting the Talons. I've only heard good things, but can't find any shop that has them for me to try. Also, looking at the photos above, seems like the size 11 I'd need wouldn't fit well into the binding. You'd think Flow boot -> Flow binding would work?


It should probably fit, I would think?

I bought Talons, and the 9.5 was very tight.

I wear a 9 in a lot if brands, but there is no way I'd fit in a Talon size 9

Maybe others will chime in about the sizing.


TT
05-17-2017 02:04 PM
noshadow I was riding with The Five bindings for 3 seasons, and they were great. I got really good at getting in/out of them even though they were at first a pain.

Now I have the NX2 (hybrid) with Burton ION boots on a stiff Capita Mercury board. The NX2 is even easier to get into, and somehow the burton ion boot fits nicely into the L size.

The Burton ION have been giving me problems, so I'm thinking of getting the Talons. I've only heard good things, but can't find any shop that has them for me to try. Also, looking at the photos above, seems like the size 11 I'd need wouldn't fit well into the binding. You'd think Flow boot -> Flow binding would work?
04-18-2017 05:22 PM
witchcraftz I'm also going to paint the position from now on, simple yet genius, why didn't I think of it before?
04-03-2017 11:27 PM
Mlads I got 2014 Talon Boots-size US 11 and 2014 NX2-RS bindings in Large...
They have been great so far

Only issue I have found so far is that the chassis is little bit tight for the boots, and wears the side of the boots.

If you are like me size 11 or bigger go for XL bindings
01-06-2017 09:44 PM
rheo Just ordered a set of NX2 hybrids and Talon boots. Really hope the boot fit is right. There's just noone here that stocks them.

That's a great idea with painting the position where it is dialed. I'll definitely do that.

Now I just need to figure out which board I'm getting.

Short list so far...

Jones Mountain Twin Solid
Nitro Diablo
Lib Tech Travis Rice Pro

I've started a thread about it in the Equipments / Snowboards forum although it won't let me post a link to that here...
01-05-2017 09:54 PM
neednsnow Love Flows, been riding em for 12 years. I always Paint the spot on the ladder where it is dialed-in. That way when they get switched or I remove the strap to load in a travel bag, they're easy to set-up. Flows are just too smooth!
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