From the Rockies, spending this season in the Sierras
Anyone know how these guys compare to last year's Vapen? I tried out some, but they were softer than i like. I currently got last year's Zoom Force 1s, and they are damn near as stiff as new, too stiff for my liking. Have the Vapens stiffened up at all?
I've riden a lot of boots in my time and im known to destroy them. 7 pairs of 32s in 2 years level of destruction. They are super comfy, fit my feet perfectly. They do pack out but only a little. Despite only packing out a little they still get softer in time. They tighten up quite well. They feel amazing just walking in. In terms of performance they are amazing! Just stiff enough to be super responsive and sturdy off of kickers; soft enough to press the hell out of them. They are without a doubt the most durable boots i have ever used. The only boots i have ever riden that lasted a whole season. In this case, longer then a single season. The only signs of wear and tear are a few wrinkles in the leather, which any boot would get when you flex it tons. These boots never cease to amaze me. Like i said i am a boot destroyer, but it took almost a season and a half of riding every single day, riding hard every day, to get some heal lift in these. I will admit i snapped the laces on both boots but they are very easy to re-lace. Infact, the only complaint i have about them is that the locker on the inner liner pull string likes to come undone while tying the boots. Nothing big though. Seriously, these things are amazing. I'd be surprised if you found anyone who would say otherwise. I have yet to meet anyone who does.
im honestly considering an xl. Im a little guy but i hate a short waist line. im like 5'7", 130-140 pounds and i always wear my big hoody under my jackets. i like my stuff long and slim. XL going to be good or would that be giant?
any one have any idea how this jacket fits compared to other analog jackets? i cant seem to find it in any store. im like a medium, maybe large for the analog standard fit, but they say this jacket is "custom fit." what does that mean?! is it smaller? slimmer? what?
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