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Nordica Speed Machine 10 Ski Boot - Men's

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Pros: fit, comfort, performance

Cons: ummm...let me get back to ya.

I've been skiing since 1975, and have owned many boots, Lange, Dynafit, as well as earlier Nordicas. I must say these are the best ever.  I am a tall, aggressive skier - (yes, still - stay active, kids!) And I believe the highest praise I can give these boots is, I NEVER THINK ABOUT THEM when I'm skiing. I'm not thinking "ouch, I need to adjust that buckle", or "my heel's lifting too much, need to do something about that". All I'm thinking is, "Wow, what a great run!" or occasionally, "OH S**T!" But the boots are just part of me.  And here's the kicker... when I drop in the lodge for a snack, I DON'T HAVE TO UNBUCKLE THEM!  I know, weird, huh? But true.  Bottom line - buy what's right for you, but absolutely try these on.  cheers.

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Pros: Adj flex, comfort lining, highly customizeable

Cons: None

These boots fit the bill.  No crazy designs or frills, just a solid boot.  I have found that the shell iner is highly customizable allowing these Nordicas to fit better than any other boot.  Easy to adjust flex, I set them at 100 flex on cold days or when warming up. 

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Pros: Comfort!

I love these boots! I have quite narrow feet and these boots fit like a glove. I agree with goblue, they can be a pain to get into but once they are on they are warm and comfortable. I have the 2008/2009 model and dont see me changing them any time soon!

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Pros: Fits my foot

Cons: Hard to buckle

Tried on many boots before trying the SM10.  This boot fit! No hard spots anywhere. My only issue with them is I had to move the upper buckle to the "outer" setting in order to be able to close it.  Boots are warm and fit very well. Can ski all day in comfort.

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Pros: Great comfort for high level of performance

Cons: Hard to get on & off

These boots give all the performance a strong skiier needs for anything short of racing, without sacrificing comfort.

 

The only problem I have with them - and maybe I'm just nostalgic for my rear-entry Salomon SX-91's - is that they're sufficiently stiff that I have a hard time pulling the tongue far enough forward to get in or out of them easily. But, once buckled in, they're comfy.I thought they were plenty warm, even for a full day in well below-zero conditions.

 

When I first tried them on the heel cup seemed is a little wide, and I got too much heel lift, but my bootfitter replaced the stock footbed with an orthotic footbed  (~$20 off-the-shelf, not custom)  which solved that problem, and closed the sale.

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Pros: Good fit, cheaper than others

Cons: Liner is cheap and cold, some heal slop

I got these b/c my local shop screwed up and sold me a pair that didnt fit at first, so a month later i went back with bruised shins, and this is all they had left.  Granted they fit me pretty well, but the heal is a little wide, and doesn't really grip the foot in, and the liner is kind of cheap.  also my feet are always cold in these boots, dont know why.  I wouldn't really call them a expert boot but they are solid.  Will replace when I can though

Nordica Speed Machine 10 Ski Boot - Men's
Description:

If you ski aggressive lines, but don't want boots with a flex so stiff it makes your legs feel like you're operating a jackhammer, look to the Nordica Men's Speedmachine 10 Ski Boot. With a 110-100 flex, plus a hard and soft flex adjuster, you're ready to float through pow and charge hard-pack. Choose the hard flex for tight turns on ice, or flip over to a soft flex for off-piste runs. The Speedmachine 10 Boot's thermo-moldable PFP Performance Fit liner gives you support throughout your turns without stopping blood flow to your feet, and four aluminum buckles allow for quick adjustments on the slopes.

Details:
DetailValue
Binding Compatibility
Cuff
Flex Rating
Last (mm)
Liner Material
Micro Adjustable
Model Year
Number of Buckles
Recommended Level
Replaceable soles
Shell
Shell Material
Sizes
Thermo-moldable Liner
Models:
Model Name/TypeMPNEAN/UPC
Style: 00522400 7H6, Color: Black/White, Size: 26.000522400 7H6-268032637273740
Style: 00522400 7H6, Color: Black/White, Size: 25.500522400 7H6-25.5829063273738
Style: 00522400 7H6, Color: Black/White, Size: 30.000522400 7H6-30
Style: 00522400 7H6, Color: Black/White, Size: 28.000522400 7H6-28829063273783
Style: 00522400 7H6, Color: Black/White, Size: 29.500522400 7H6-29.5829063273813
Style: 00522400 7H6, Color: Black/White, Size: 27.500522400 7H6-27.5829063273776
Style: 00522400 7H6, Color: Black/White, Size: 26.500522400 7H6-26.5829063273752
Style: 00522400 7H6, Color: Black/White, Size: 24.500522400 7H6-24.5829063273714
Style: 00522400 7H6, Color: Black/White, Size: 27.000522400 7H6-27829063273356
Style: 00522400 7H6, Color: Black/White, Size: 27.000522400 7H6-27829063273769
Style: 00522400 7H6, Color: Black/White, Size: 25.000522400 7H6-25
Style: 00522400 7H6, Color: Black/White, Size: 29.000522400 7H6-29829063273806
Style: 00522400 7H6, Color: Black/White, Size: 28.500522400 7H6-28.5829063273790
Style: 00522400 7H6, Color: Black/White, Size: 30.500522400 7H6-30.5829063273837
Style: 00522400 7H6, Color: Black/White, Size: 31.000522400 7H6-31
Style: 00522400 7H6, Color: Black/White, Size: 24.000522400 7H6-24829063273707
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