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Lange RX 100 as a park boot?
So I work at a ski shop in my town and we just had the Lange rep in last night. I'm really trying to go a different direction from FT since I have not had good experiences with them and I like the whole "race boot able to perform in the park." So basically there are two screws in the back. If you take the top one out, it goes from Lange's 100 flex to 90, if you take the bottom out, 100 to 80. And if you take both out it goes to a 70 I believe. (Also helps to take both out when in cold conditions. Will make the boot warmer.) So basically what I got out of it and what makes it different the the other race boots in Lange's line is it has a more dense liner then the 110 and 130 flex boots so it is a comfier and softer race boot. Which really intrigues me since it will have better heal hold, and the low volume liner will make for good transferring power.
So my question is, have anybody actually skiied these in the park? They are the right fit for me and also has anybody experienced shin bang with them?
if it fits it ships
ps. op i didn't read your thread
proper fit=no shin bang (or atleast minimal as long as you have good form)
Park boots, while some do have specific features that are catered for the park, are still ski boots. Those langes are a race boot, but guess what? So are Full Tilts. If the boot fits, wear it. You can always get things like extra padding or a new liner if you experience problems, but performance (which lange will deliver)+ comfort= good times
if you really dont believe me, I will point out that one of my park coaches rides those baby blue lange 130's in the park. Those things are definitely not "designed" for the park, but guess what? he could throw 1440's on them. I bet you will be fine.
He op I think you are a little confused in the boot. The rx is langes mid volume range of boots. They are certainly not race boots. They are great boots though an come I both low volume which has a 97 last an the standard which is 100. The liner changes in the low volume too. Flex wise you actually will probably not want them any softer then 100. I actually ended up adding extra bolts to up the flex quite often. And taking the bolts out will have no effect on the warmth just so you know.
Overall if the shell fits you well the forward lean works an you can manage with the flex go for them.
Following on from tom. I am one of the people he has fitted into these boots. i got them with a full custom insole, moulded shell and liner plus the extra bolts he talked about. Having spent the season in mayrhhofen riding on them I would totally recommend them if they are suited to your foot. I am super happy with the flex for the park even on colder days with the extra bolts. Being able to really make your skis do what you want with a super snug fit and solid flex really makes a difference and gives you a better feel on rails etc. the solid flex gave me confidence when landing even off of bigger kickers that the boots werent going to fold and mean i wash out. I have never looked back wanting my spk noodle boots, higher flex boots ftw!
I have these boots, unless you are small don't worry about the removable screws, I have both in and wish they were a bit stiffer. If it fits it is a great boot.
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