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Old 01-18-2011, 03:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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so when i go boarding by the end of the day my feet start freezing. I ride in the north east where it gets very cold but it gets to the point where its unbearable. I have thick ski socks that cost me 17 dollars so i know my socks are good. Could it be my boots are too tight or something else? And if it is that my boots are too tight how i can i fix this b/c i prefer a tight fitting boot. I ride a 9.5 burton moto.

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Old 01-18-2011, 03:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Your socks may be too thick, restricting blood flow to your foot in tight boots.

You can get warmers that go over your toes. They are pretty effective actually.

A boot should be snug but not overly tight. As long as it keeps your heel down. You might try some different boots. I am not sure on the Burton Moto, but Burton boots as a rule of thumb break down quite quickly. So if you have had them awhile, it may be time for a new pair.
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Old 01-19-2011, 10:43 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I have the same problem. I'm not sure that circulation is the cause in my case, but I use dual foot warmers in each boot, which does a good job of solving the problem.
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Old 01-19-2011, 03:12 PM   #4 (permalink)
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It's likely caused by low blood circulation. I have the exact same problem. I use Toasty Toes or Grabber Toe Warmers. In the off season I buy the clearance ones for real cheap at TJ Maxx or Marshals by the box. Never have cold toes anymore.
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Old 01-20-2011, 05:18 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I have the same boots and my feet are always toasty, even in -17c.

This season I added red hot superfeet and they're even more toasty now.
Most likely your boot's are too small.
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