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12-26-2010 08:59 PM
ev13wt You are gonna flex much more riding them. Its not gonna break the boots.
12-26-2010 03:34 PM
MistahTaki I don't see how that can damage the boots. it was made to flex forward. Most likely the boots will break in and form to the pitch of the binders.
12-26-2010 03:18 PM
Matching forward lean to boots?

Well, my old boots are totally flexed out after 3 seasons, so I replaced them.
I noticed that my new boots seem to have less forward lean than my old ones.I guess my question is ;do I have to set the forward lean on my bindings to match up with the profile of the boots?
I ask because when I tightened up my bindings with the new boots, the boot was being forced to bend forward in order for the entire back of the boot to mate(for lack of a better word) with the high back .I don't want to cause my boots to wear out faster because of being forced to bend even when I 'm not doing a toe side turn.
What I did was reduce the forward lean of the bindings until it matched the profile of the new boot:the entire back of the boot was in full contact with the high back.
The problem was that I was so used to the old forward lean that I just could not ride like that ...I tried but couldn't.......I ended up putting the high back where it was before.
So now when I tighten up the straps it pulls the heel of the boot into the back of the binding , causing the boot to flex forward, which I am ok with.
Is this a problem or just a matter of personal preference? It rides very well like this(same as the old boots when new)
Just wondering if this can cause the boot to be damaged? I'm probably worrying about nothing , and if I can get 60 to 90 days out of these boots I'll be happy.

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