Ski Boot Flex

Hi! I'm thinking about the Nordica Speedmachine in a 115 flex. I'm 5'5" and weigh 115-120 pounds, and although I am an advanced skier I'm not sure if I have enough heft to justify getting such a stiff boot. What… Read More

Instep/Volume Question: Need Advice

Hi, Having trouble finding a solid boot fitter where I live, and am constantly frustrated. My instep volume is at least a CM longer than length measure, and my feet are wide (113mm) and have large calves [ex-football player]...every pair… Read More

Is it time for a new footbed?

Hello. My custom footbeds are shorter than my liner, enough so that the footbed can slide back and forth (although in molded intuition liners the footbed feels fairly stationary, but in stock liner can slide). This made doing shell work… Read More

So grateful

I’ve been skiing for over 50 years, the last 8 years on a pair of 2011 Volkl Mantras, my all-time favorite, which I had just about given up for dead. Your shop did the finest overnight grind and tune I… Read More

Boot Flex Question

I was recently fitted for some ski boots. They didn’t end up having what was ideal for me but I was told anything 100 flex or higher. I found some boots that are 130 flex but I am concerned that… Read More

Determining Correct Boot Flex

Hi, Boot Pros. What is the proper way of determining proper boot flex? I've heard the following; 1. Be able to flex and move the knee about 1-2" forward beyond the front tip of the boot without lifting the heels.… Read More

ZipFit Liners

Do you still do ZipFit Liners? If so, what is the cost? How long does the process take? Can Hot Tronics be used with the ZipFits? Is it necessary to set up an appointment do do the ZipFit Lines? Read More

CANTING

WHEN I FLEX THE CENTER OF BOTH MY KNEES GO INSIDE WOULD I CANT THE BIG TOE SIDE OR THE LITTLE TOE SIDE OF FOOT TO TRY AND CENTER MY KNEES WITH CENTER OF FOOT I NEED TO BRING MY… Read More

Tendon Problems

In February of 2014 I was fitted for a pair of Lange RX130 boots at First Run Ski Shop in the Stratton Village of Vermont. I've been skiing them ever since, 100% satisfied with the boot and the fitting. Since… Read More

Fitted Boots for Bigger Folks

Hello, I am an intermediate (more blue-green vs blue-black though), and I am looking for some new boots and skiis. I'm a big guy -- 6'7", 260lbs, size 15/15.5 foot. I have a super old pair of Nordica boots, but… Read More