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Powerful tightening. Thermoformable liner.

  • 04 - Snowboard Snowboarding - Foraker 500 - 2Z Cable Lock WEDZE - Snowboarding
  • 04 - Snowboard Snowboarding - Foraker 500 - 2Z Cable Lock WEDZE - Snowboarding
  • 04 - Snowboard Snowboarding - Foraker 500 - 2Z Cable Lock WEDZE - Snowboarding
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  • 04 - Snowboard Snowboarding - Foraker 500 - 2Z Cable Lock WEDZE - Snowboarding
  • 04 - Snowboard Snowboarding - Foraker 500 - 2Z Cable Lock WEDZE - Snowboarding
  • 04 - Snowboard Snowboarding - Foraker 500 - 2Z Cable Lock WEDZE - Snowboarding
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WEDZE Men's On/off-piste Snowboard Boots Foraker 500 - Black

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We have developed these intermediate level snowboarding shoes for you to get the best out of your board and enjoy speed on and off piste. Powerful tightening at the bottom of the shoe by a wheel and cable for superior foot support. Rip-tab at the top of the shoe to wedge the tibia perfectly. Thermoformable liner.

PRODUCT BENEFITS

Fit Ergonomic 15 mm foam heel wedging: good foot support at high speed.
Easy opening / closing 2-zone Cable Lock: very powerful system using wheel, cable and shin rip-tab.
Rigidity Medium flex (5/10) for effectively steering the board at high speed.
Thermal insulation EVA outsole, 80% air to insulate you from the cold coming from the ground.
Fitting comfort Firm foam for a good comfort / support compromise. Thermoformable liner.
Traction Ultralight outsole with large studs for good grip on all types of snow
Cushioning Ultralight sole in EVA, 80% air for lightness and cushioning.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

A word from the product manager

Thank you.
For 2 years, your feedback has told us that this model could be improved, particularly its comfort.
In January 2019, we designed new liners and had them blind-tested by 10 users, comparing them with those in-store. The result was unanimous: the new liners are much more comfortable.
This winter, all Foraker 500s are fitted with the new liners.
Thank you for your feedback on our products, which are increasingly becoming your products.

CABLE LOCK 2-zone tightening system

_Cable Lock: very powerful cable tightening wheel.
_ 2Z = 2 tightening zones.
The force of the wheel is concentrated on the instep for good support, and the rip-tab at the top prevents incorrect tibia movements inside the snowboard shoes. During the design work, we did a lot of testing with and without the rip-tab on the top of the boot. It gave so much support that we've kept it.

Boot flex/stiffness

The Foraker 500 has a medium flex.
It’s designed for people who hold a curve with a lot of speed (need a stiff boot) but it also allows them to be responsive during small turns or surprise bumps that require a rapid flexion-extension of the legs.
Both flex and heel support are better than the Maoke 300 boot.

Heel support: level 2 liner

Foot support is essential when snowboarding, to correctly steer your board (foot in the liner, and liner in the boot).
The level 2 liner applies 5 concepts:
1. liner thermoformable at home
2. "Ergonomic Heel Pad" ankle foam
3. "2 points + strap" liner tightening,
4. "Hook & Loop Link" between liner and boot
5. double layer of foam at the tongue on the instep, support and comfort.

1. Thermoforming the liner on your own

1. Heat your oven, rotary heat mode, to 80°C
2. Remove the inner soles of the liners, place the liners on the oven plate with some greaseproof baking paper
3. Wait 15 min
4. Put the hygiene insoles back, put on a pair of ski/snowboard socks, put the liners on your feet and tighten them fully.
5. Put the boots on and tighten fully
5. Wait 15 minutes, standing still
This operation can be repeated.
ONLY ON A BUILT-IN OVEN 56x60x56 cm

2. "Ergonomic Heel Pad" ankle foam

Ankle foams fill the anatomical hollow under and behind the ankle to wedge the heel in place.
The level 2 liner contains a foam made in an exclusive Wed'ze material and shape:
- the shape comes from an average of 40 foot scans. It’s perfect for wedging the foot in place and adapts to everyone
- the material: a soft but firm elastomer foam.
You can feel the support as soon as you slip your feet inside. And when you ride, there are no hard points.

3. "2-point + strap" liner tightening

On this liner, we kept just 2 points of tightening with laces:
- at the instep
- above the ankle
At the top of the liner, we replaced the 3rd lacing point with a powerful tightening strap.
We therefore reduced the friction of the lace (2 points instead of 3) and concentrated the tightening force to better support the heel. On the upper part, the strap locks the liner even tighter to the shin.

4. Hook & Loop Link between the liner and boot

We added a rip-tab on the back between the liner and the boot.
The aim? To stop the liner slipping inside the boot to help you better control your board because it’s not enough just to hold your foot in the liner: if the liner moves in the boot, you’ll be less able to control your board properly.

Insole

The insole of this boot is flat. It offers comfort and thermal insulation. If you feel you need to support your foot more securely in the liner, you have two options: - get a sole with a pre-formed foot arch and heel - get a sole that can be thermoformed to suit your foot. This is the most effective solution.

Sole: grip, adhesion, cushioning and thermal insulation

Our Ultralight sole is only in EVA. EVA is a very light material made of 80% air. This formulation is designed to resist abrasion while retaining its cushioning properties. It is naturally very insulating and protects you against the cold coming up from the ground. We designed large studs to provide you with very good grip. Sufficiently far apart from each other, they help get rid of the snow.

How can I be sure it's the right size?

1. Put the boot on
2.Tighten the boot
3. Stand upright
4. Your big toes should just touch the tip of the boot without causing unpleasant pressure
5. Bend your legs forward, your big toes move backwards and no longer touch the end of the boot.

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COMPOSITION / ADVICE

Composition
Upper of
100.00% Polyurethane (PU)
Outer sole of
100.00% Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA)
Lining and sock of
100.00% Polyester (PES)
Warm lining
100.00% Polyester (PES)
Care instructions: Wash before first use. Do not dry clean.
Stock advice At the end of the day, remove the liner from the upper to help with ventilation for quick drying. Also remove the liner’s inner sole for perfect drying overnight.
Restricted use : increased support/comfort = can be thermoformed, see our website
Legal notice This product is designed for snowboarding. You may exceed the technical capacities of this product if you use it for any other purpose. We strongly recommend wearing a helmet, back protector and protective shorts to enjoy your sport to the full.
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