What is the difference between Speed Zone™, Boa®, and Traditional lacing?

Speed Zone™ – Strong and low-profile, Speed Zone™ Lacing provides lightning-fast lacing control while allowing you to independently customize the fit of the upper and lower zone in seconds while being easier on your fingers. More lacing power means a more snug fit, providing more rebound, wrap and response with less lacing effort. The Lifetime Warranty on all New England Ropes laces, a Burton-exclusive, means these are virtually indestructible, but you’re covered if you can find a way to destroy them.


Boa® – All Burton men’s, women’s, and youth boots with Boa® feature the same Lifetime Warranty as our Speed Zone boots. Built with a re-designed inner Coiler spool to route the laces, the dial-it-in system retains its quick, easy, and effective lace adjustment. Natural fiber ropes give a more natural flex and feel for greater all-day comfort. Available in single and dual-zone options, the system quickly loosens or tightens with a simple twist of the Boa® dial.


Traditional – No fancy wires, reels, or handles, just a couple of laces for that tried and true feel and the most customizable fit.




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