Looking for a low-volume boot that skis like a race boot but has the comfort of an all-mountain boot? Inspired by our Dobermann race line, the Promachine 115 features a higher cuff for increased support and leverage, while the lower shell maintains a light-weight, low-volume 98mm last, making it energetic and reactive and allowing it to perform well in all conditions. Its shell utilizes softer plastic over the instep to better wrap the foot and stiffer plastic along the spine of the shell to create lateral stability and fast energy transfer. And its Primaloft-insulated liner increases comfort and warmth. If needed, easily customize your fit using infrared heating, making for an even more precise fit and, therefore, a more responsive boot. Wear the Promachine 115w and enjoy the performance you demand with the comfort you desire.
Type of Terrain: All-mountain
Ability Level: Advanced, Expert
We recommend this for:
Advanced level skiers looking for high performance, tons of power, who need a narrower fitting boot. This is the slimmest fitting boot of all Nordica’s Machine Series.
- High performance
- Anatomical frame
- 98mm Last (Medium)
- Low volume
- Snug, precise fit
- Easy entry & exit
- All-day comfort
- Tri-Force Cuff
- PrimaLoft Liner
- Heat moldable liner
- Grip Walk compatible
A soft, comfortable inner panel makes for a smooth flex motion, a mid layer boosts your lateral support when transitiong and a stiff spine enhances your power, control and response.
Fitting Your Boots:
To properly assess the fit of any boot you must lace or buckle it completely. The boot will feel small until you do this because your toes will be pushed to the front until laced or buckled. Also, keep in mind all boot liners stretch out and get bigger.
First, lace or buckle the boot loosely. Next, flex into the boot to drive your heel into the heel pocket. Doing this makes room for your toes. Lastly, finish lacing or buckling the boot in a flexed position.
Be sure to wear the boots for at least 10 minutes fully laced or buckled before making a determination. Remember these boots are not made for walking, keep your knees slightly bent and flexed forward into riding position. When doing this your heels should be pushed into the back of the boot and your toes should be comfortable.
You should wear the thinnest sock you are comfortable with. Blood flow is the number one thing that keeps your feet warm. Adding more material around your feet with thicker socks increases the chances of reducing blood flow.
To help your foot sit properly in your boot, you may consider an aftermarket footbed like Superfeet® or Sidas®. A footbed with arch support, not just cushion, helps align your foot in the shell and alleviates pressure points. Footbeds should be sized to your arch height and length, not your shoe size.
Spend some time choosing your boots, they are the most important piece of your gear!