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Rome SDS Bastille Pureflex: Snowboard Boots Review

Rome's new lacing system allows you to tighten down four different zones—the liner, forefoot, ankle, and upper cuff—with just two lace pulls. It's ridiculously easy, and it works. Plus these boots had the best out-of-the-box feel of any we tested.
TAGS: great laces, no break-in

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