- Price: £195 / €240
- Flex: 3
- Sizes: UK 6-14
- Lacing System: Single Boa
Given that the Burton Moto is an entry level boot (and perhaps the best-known of its kind in the world), it makes sense that there’d be a Boa version. After all, if you’re still new to snowboarding, the last thing you want to worry about is whether or not your boots have been tightened properly.
"The soft flex makes it easy to manipulate, so you’ll get to grips with the nuances of edge changes quicker than with a stiffer boot"
The single-coil system on the Burton Moto Boa takes all the uncertainty out of the process - just twist the coil until your foot feels nice and secure. It costs a little more than the standard Moto, but could be well worth it over time.
This boot feels ready to ride as soon as you put it on for the first time, which is a definite bonus in those early days. While there’s much less tech on display than you’ll find in, say, the Burton Ion, there’s no need for most of it in an entry-level model. The Moto excels where it counts; it’s nice and light, and the footprint is no bigger than it needs to be.
The soft flex makes it easy to manipulate, so you’ll get to grips with the nuances of edge changes quicker than with a stiffer boot. And of course, when you’ve had enough and it’s time to call it a day, freeing your foot requires only a mere click of the Boa wheel.
Getting the right boots can make the difference between falling in love with snowboarding, and never wanting to try it again. That’s why a fantastic entry-level boot like the Burton Moto Boa gets our vote.