ABOVE THE BOARD:
THE ULTIMATE IN FEEL AND PERFORMANCE :: Boots and Bindings
Introduces The Revolutionary "F" Boot And SPX Binding Series
For High Level Riders
For Fall/Winter '02/03,
Salomon Snowboards, a worldwide leader in the development of innovative
snowboard products, introduces the next evolution in the boot and binding
technology. This season Salomon introduces the revolutionary "F"
boot, the next level of performance, along with a completely new binding
series delivering maximum response carbon in their highest-level offering.
for a rider to demand more from their equipment as they progress,"
says Tyler LaMotte, boardsports product manager for Salomon Snowboards
of North America. "To deliver on those demands, we're introducing
innovative, high-level boot and binding concepts this season that have
never been seen in the industry before."
Salomon's new SPX
binding series for aggressive riders is guaranteed to deliver a whole
new dimension of features, precision custom fitting, and lightweight performance
to create a fluid energy extension from the body to the board.
Carbon ($329) - Designed to work side by side with the F-boot,
the SPX Carbon
challenges the industry standard with the most technical, and best fitting
binding system to date. Designed with Salomon's pro riders, this binding
features an asymmetric carbon loaded box frame designed to deliver maximum
control and power, increased feel, better anatomic positioning, and most
importantly, perfect energy transmission.
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A new fishbone strap
constructed with autofit foam provides personalized support, and a carbon
highback for instant reactivity during those quick transition adjustments.
Designed to exceed the expectations of the most hardcore ripper and packed
with features like fast fit pro toe strap technology and the new integrated
mounting system for quick mounting and adjusting.
· SPX 6
($269) - With similar features to the SPX Carbon, the new SPX 6 features
a carbon fiber loaded base plate, an Alium integrated highback spine for
instant heelside response and support and tool-free forward lean memory.
A fishbone shaped heel strap with AutoFit foam for personalized support,
fast fit pro toe strap technology, and integrated mounting system technology.
· SPX 5
($239) - The SPX 5 features a fiberglass loaded edgetech baseplate for
the perfect connection between your boots and board, an asymmetric heel
strap design with AutoFit foam for maximum comfort, height adjustable
highback for customized support, fast fit pro toe strap, and integrated
mounting system technology. This durable binding will take a beating from
any aggressive rider and give back complete feel and control along the
SPX 5 Shaped ($239) - The SPX 5 Shaped maintains all the characteristics
of the SPX 5 with the addition of an oversized anatomic heelstrap for
optimum control and support. The oversized heelstrap coupled with the
shaped highback, makes this binding perfect for all proficient riders
who crave that extra binding support for enhanced performance and feel.
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For Fall/Winter '02,
Salomon worked extensively with their team riders to develop the most
innovative, expansive, and technical boot range to date, the focus point
being the revolutionary "F" boot. All boot models offer new
men's and women's specific lasts, Twin Lap or Central tongue liners complete
with Salomon's patented Quicklace system, high quality waterproof construction
with materials and sealed seams to ensure dryness,
insulation, and natural
flex feel. Additionally, each offers patented lace locking hooks, polygliding
inserts and natural rubber soles with integrated EVA absorption compounds
for resilience and rebound on landings. Strong colorways in all models
prevail, which make for easy buying and color coordination with Salomon
bindings and boards.
boot ($329) - Targeted to aggressive riders, Salomon reaches the next
level in boot
performance with the introduction of the "F" concept boot. The
"F" boot, a completely new approach to boot design, performance,
and response, is shaped and designed around function, feeling, fusion,
and fit. By melding the boot lining into the outer shell, Salomon creates
an unprecedented level of response and energy transmission between board,
boot, and binding, while also minimizing the length of the boot by nearly
a full size. Packed with all Salomon's patented features like Quicklace
and Powerlace, the "F" boot was created to offer enhanced
support for added performance, with complete upper boot rigidity and stiffness.
With its' reduced boot length, enhanced energy transmission, weight reduction,
and heat moldable customfit pro blended liner, the stealth looking "F"
boot is poised to rule.
More Info on the F Boot, colors, Price and Buying >>
($279) - The Preface offers the perfect blend of liveliness and
performance with its unbelievable fit. With features like the Bio Cage
liner for superior heel hold and fit, Custom fit 3D heat moldable foam,
Conform'able footbed, and a sensitive DGTL sole, it's no wonder the Preface
is chosen by so many Salomon team riders.
($149) and Symbio ($129) - Other new additions for this year include the
Defcon and Symbio. Addressing additional key price points, these two models
are loaded with all the essential features like Quicklace, Salomon's
patented one pull lacing system, Thermic Foam for enhanced comfort, and
a Twinlap liner for added convenience while getting in and out of the
boot, all designed to keep riders progressing.
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