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Old 04-20-2009, 03:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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alright well i have been boarding for quite some time now, but over the last say 4 years i have not gone out. today i just went out and bought a brand new board and binding for my birthday getting ready to the winter season.. and i seen these boots with the boa system!

i have heard good and bad things about them... just curious if someone could help me a little more about them, are they worth getting or should i just get the regular boots. lace 'em up your self?

any advice will help thanks!
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Old 04-20-2009, 04:24 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Go and try them on. If they are the most comfortable boot out of all the ones you try on, buy them. If they aren't - don't buy them. There is nothing better about BOA -vs- lace up boots except that you can tighten your boots quicker than with laces. But that means nothing if they hurt like hell.

Having owned both, IMO I can lace up my Salomon F22's just as fast as I could "lace up" my DC Allegiance's.
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Old 04-20-2009, 04:55 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 04-22-2009, 12:39 AM   #4 (permalink)
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+1 for trying them on before you choose.

I've got Forum Recon's. I went in and tried on lots of different boots before I decided on the best ones for me. Try on different brands, different styles, etc. Don't limit yourself to a lace-up or BOA, or this brand or that brand. Try on ALOT of different ones and you'll know it when you find the ones for you.
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Old 04-22-2009, 03:41 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Truth. Go to your local shop and try on a bunch of different types of boots. There is no substitute for it. In my shop i will have people try on 5-10 pairs of boots before i ask them which ones felt the best and then i will have them try on a few of the same pairs again.

I personally own a pair of thirty two focus boa's, a pair of Burton Freestyles and a pair of Salomen Symbios. They all have their ups and downs, BOA vs. Lace vs. Quick Lace

Try a bunch on
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