Category Archives: Boots

Reusing Snowboarding Gear

After a while, your snowboarding gear wears out, becomes obsolete, or just becomes uninteresting. What then? Sometimes you can reuse it. Take boots, for example. I’ve still got my original pair of snowboarding boots. I retired them when they got … Continue reading

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Salomon Maori Boots

At the start of this season I bought some new boots. They’re Salomon Maori. Truth be told, I didn’t quite need to replace my old boots, a pair from Ride. But four things convinced me to make the plunge and … Continue reading

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Other Sports Show the Importance of Good Boots

Lately I have been trying rollerblading. (It’s been difficult, as most new things are.) Doing this has showed me the importance of having good gear–especially boots–for snowboarding. My rollerblades are $30 cheapies that I bought at Target. The footbed keeps … Continue reading

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At Least Ski Boots Don’t Have Droopy Laces

A while ago on the Grays on Trays discussion board we talked about BOA-equipped snowboarding boots. In brief, with these boots, you don’t tie laces, you simply turn a dial, and the laces (wires, really) are tightened for you. By … Continue reading

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