There has been quite a flap recently about the Dynafit PDG and Evo ski boot soles. Specifically, the noise centers around the lack of durability of the rubber on the bottom of the boots. Several industry insiders have noticed that the soles wear prematurely. Their experience has revealed that a substantial percentage of the lugs on the outer perimeter of the boots entirely sheared off with very little climbing or dirt walking required.
Worse yet, the word on the street is that, upon sending the boots to Dynafit for recompense, or, more specifically, to get some new soles fitted by an in-house cobbler, they’ve been turned away like an unpopular kid at a nightclub. ‘Sorry, that’s just normal wear,’ is the line reputed to have been uttered by Dynafit cognoscenti.
Partially because I reviewed the PDG boots last year, I’ve fielded some questions on this particular topic. And the fact is, Dyna PDG boot soles wear around the edges. (Not so much at all towards the inner 85% of the sole) But do they wear differently than other ski boot soles? What is normal ski boot sole wear?
The fact is, I’ve got three different Dynafit boot soles you can look at below. All have been Continue reading ‘What is Normal Ski Boot Sole Wear?’