Pros: Stiff and robust and lighter than the RX130! Walk mode is useful for hiking short distances.
Cons: Drawstring on the liner can't be removed and comes prethreaded missing the ankle eyelets...liner quality is suspiciously poor.
The good: Sweet stylized Lange with Vibram grip. This feels like a race boot but carries a fraction of the weight. I notice no flex difference between this and the RX130. Lange really did all it needed to on the shell design. I wish they had spend as much thought on the liner. Score: A- The bad: The liner is made of a green new age squishy material which I am not sure will hold up to abrasion over many years of skiing. Time will tell if these liners will last. To give it credit, it feels comfortable while shedding unnecessary weight.The lace free threading system can't be removed or altered without cutting. My pro shop had to rip the system out and replace it with ...(read more)