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Burton Ruler

 

BurtonDescription:
The Burton Ruler is 12% lighter this season and features some of Burton's newest developments and upgrades. The Speed Zone(TM) lacing system has been improved giving it 40% less lace friction, while the Imprint 2 liner now has a quick-fit lacing harness. For dialled-in performance the new Power Spine 1.0 backstays increase support for greater edge-to-edge response and feature the boot-to-binding integration of Grip Fit-zones, while the new Shrinkage- tech shortens the footprint by one size, eliminating overhang. Finally, the moulded EVA footbed and new lightweight outsole, with the largest air bag ever, provide all day comfort and cushioning.

Imprint Liner 1-5: Burton's heat mouldable liners with varying levels of support and features. Entry level being 1.

EVA: Ethylene Vinyl Acetate, a polymer used to absorb physical shock. Used in athletic materials.

Price: £160

DC Balance

DCDescription:
The DC Balance draws on DC's heritage of great skate shoe design and brings it to this season's boot. DC have packed tons of features into this lightweight lace-up to enhance comfort, performance and board feel. The Balance features the command liner, which significantly reduces heel lift by using a 3-D moulded J-bar with memory foam to provide support and a custom fit, and directional fibre lining that lets the foot slide easily into the boot, then locks it in place. In addition, the Balance uses an articulated upper to give support without sacrificing flex, and DC's moulded EVA midsole reduces the overall weight and enhances board feel. A great medium flexing traditional lace up that gives second-to-none heel hold. See www.dcshoes.com for more details.

 

Price: £140

Vans Wiig

 

VansDescription:
The Vans Wiig is the very first Andreas Wiig signature pro model boot. If you didn't already know, Andreas has won the Winter X-games slopestyle gold twice, beating some guy called Shaun White. His boot is super responsive and makes full use of the new Vans Quadfit Asym-X thermal liner for an anatomically sound and supportive fit. In addition, by using the TPR footbed and Flight Core Air Snowaffle Sole, the Wiig gives you plenty of cush to suck up any landing, and keep your feet happy all day long. We can't promise that you'll ride like Andreas but his boot will give you the confidence to take your riding to the next level.

Quadfit Asym-X Thermal Liner: Features Asym-X heel-holding technology, exterior cage, backstay and mesh lining, dual density EVA core, closed seam brushed fleece upper cuff, directional anti-slip lined heel pocket, open cell foam interior cushioning layer, comfort flex toe box, low volume sole and centre tongue construction.

Flight Core Air Snowaffle Sole: Vans sole featuresV-pattern for increased board feel and zonal dampening, TPU arch stability platform and full wrap heel support cradle, PU heel block for durable stability and heel impact dispersion, EVA midsole for lightweight cushioning and zone-specific shock absorption and Vans secret recipe rubber blend with Flight Core flex grooves in heel and forefoot for lighter weight and increased flex response.

Price: £170

Vans Fargo

VansDescription:
The Vans Fargo has been around for a decade and is still going strong. By using the new custom BOA tongue guides in conjunction with the easy-to-use BOA coiler closure system you get an exceptional fit and better closure without any uncomfortable pressure points. Add to that the new Quadfit Asym-X thermal liner with its heel-holding technology, flight core air snowaffle sole and TPR footbed and you've got a boot that is not only comfortable and secure underfoot, but also solid and responsive throughout its construction. With its medium-stiff flex and constant progression in all things tech, the Fargo is the embodiment of high-end performance, BOA equipped boots.

Quadfit Asym-X Thermal Liner: Features Asym-X heel-holding technology, exterior cage, backstay and mesh lining, dual density EVA core, closed seam brushed fleece upper cuff, directional anti-slip lined heel pocket, open cell foam interior cushioning layer, comfort flex toe box, low volume sole and centre tongue construction.

Flight Core Air Snowaffle Sole: Vans sole featuresV-pattern for increased board feel and zonal dampening, TPU arch stability platform and full wrap heel support cradle, PU heel block for durable stability and heel impact dispersion, EVA midsole for lightweight cushioning and zone-specific shock absorption and Vans secret recipe rubber blend with Flight Core flex grooves in heel and forefoot for lighter weight and increased flex response.

Price: £190

Salomon Malamute

SalomonDescription:
The Salomon Malamute is the perfect boot for aggressive powerful riders. The combination of the Biocage liner and exclusive Bio Custom Pro Fit foam provides the best foothold and support, while the Anatomical Power Frame upper drives the power from your legs and feet straight to your board, and the exclusive internal heel straps lock the liner to the sole for precise power transfer and support. For easy-riding comfort the instant fit Conform'able footbed provides patented arch flex support and better pressure distribution, and the one pull Quicklace system lets you slacken the pressure when you're cruising and re-tighten when you're on the charge again. See www.salomonsnowboards.com for details.

Price: £190

Salomon Dialogue

 

SalomonDescription:
The Salomon Dialogue is a benchmark boot in terms of the perfect fit, flex and value for the most demanding of riders. The Dialogue's classic Biocage liner delivers precise foothold and support, while the 15% lighter Dolby outsole gives instant rider response and features the shock protecting Adiprene(TM) compound. As you sail through all the crud, slop and chop that the mountain can dish out you'll be glad that the Powerlace Pro Soft Quicklace system has got you locked in, but you'll be even happier with its easy and quick adjustment as you hit the park or the town for a bit of apres. The versatile flex and dialled-in fit and performance of the Dialogue will have you grinding, spinning and pressing your days away just like the Salomon team. See www.salomonsnowboards.com for details.

Price: £150

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