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03-07-2010 01:18 AM
bryantp
Boot fit

I wear Salomon Synapse boots in Wide. I have them fitted to keep the heels down and, of course, I have the inner liner fitted also. I've never found anything else wide enough.
03-06-2010 11:26 PM
rickdca Well, my boots are a bit too big for me, I think, so I wear double layers of thick socks, you may want to try this to take care of the boot issue, as others said, the bindings may be an issue too
03-06-2010 10:42 PM
balls deep
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Originally Posted by bryantp View Post
Go to a shop that "fits" boots. That means they customize your boots for the idiosyncrasies of your feet. They can tell you if this will work for your boots.

I have a very wide front foot and a narrow heel. So, I get my boots fitted when I buy them. If you do this, you'll almost instantly ride better. My first toe side turns after getting my boots fitted threw me off the board

Yo I have dozer fronts and skeezy rears too, what boots you rockin?
03-05-2010 02:36 PM
bryantp
Boot fit

Go to a shop that "fits" boots. That means they customize your boots for the idiosyncrasies of your feet. They can tell you if this will work for your boots.

I have a very wide front foot and a narrow heel. So, I get my boots fitted when I buy them. If you do this, you'll almost instantly ride better. My first toe side turns after getting my boots fitted threw me off the board
03-05-2010 02:02 PM
cmb i noticed that i had some heel lift since i did not tighten my boots down to much so after tightning them i basically got rid of 95% of the heel lift and it felt so much better turning. i now try to keep my boots tight but last night while night boarding i was getting a little so i tightened them down and fixed it. i do have some cheap rossignol boots that i bought on ebay for $30. they look decent and were practically brand new. i think i may be in the market for better boots after my problems.
02-16-2010 09:20 PM
Tarzanman Hmm, I might have to ask for more clarification from the board in general.

Are you guys saying that your heel should NEVER lift at all under any conditions or circumstances? Even a bit? I definitely notice some heel movement in the boot on occasion if I am putting serious pressure on the toes/toe edge, but not enough to take away my control of the board. My boot isn't in any danger of coming off or anything.
02-16-2010 09:12 PM
Bmansthebomb Is 2 inches toe hang off my board too much>
02-15-2010 10:50 PM
tschamp20 when i was out trying on boots this weekend i tried some vans encore and thought they felt really wide.just my observation. might be something to the comment above about vans width.
02-13-2010 07:03 PM
hellside
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when i have my boots on and i am strapped in and even when my binding straps are all the way tightened, i can still move my foot around quite a bit and i can get my heel of my boot off the binding too. i have ridden like this basically forever but just noticed it the other day and was wondering is it supposed to be like this and if not how can it affect my riding?

Sorry about the hijack.

To answer your questions, the boots are not supposed to come off the binding. Your foot should not move around in the boot. Your heel may come off the boot but that should be minimized (this is the problem I have on steep).
02-13-2010 05:54 PM
B.Gilly
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Originally Posted by n2i1c3k7 View Post
when i have my boots on and i am strapped in and even when my binding straps are all the way tightened, i can still move my foot around quite a bit and i can get my heel of my boot off the binding too. i have ridden like this basically forever but just noticed it the other day and was wondering is it supposed to be like this and if not how can it affect my riding?
Why would better fitting boots resolve this? Is it both Foot movement in the boot and boot movement in the binding? Or is it just movement of the boot in the binding?

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