Ride Cadence Review | Snowboarding Profiles

Ride Cadence Review | Snowboarding Profiles


Hi there and welcome to my Journey Cadence evaluate.

On this evaluate I’ll check out the Cadence as freeride snowboard boots.

As per custom right here at SnowboardingProfiles.com I’ll give the Cadence a rating out of 100 (primarily based on a number of components) and see how they evaluate with different ladies’s freeride boots.

Total Score

Boots: Journey Cadence

Value: $399 (USD really useful retail)

Fashion: Freeride 

Flex Score: Stiff (8/10)

Flex Really feel: Stiff (8/10)

Score Rating: 89.4/100

In comparison with different Girls’s Freeride Boots

Out of the 12 ladies’s freeride boots that I rated:

Overview of the Cadence’s Specs

Try the tables for the Cadence’s specs.


Who’re the Cadences Most Suited to?

The Cadence are finest suited to riders who wish to journey quick and carve exhausting. 

They’re at their finest at greater speeds and do not carry out as properly at slower speeds as softer boots. 

Finest matched with boards in that 7/10 and up flex vary. However ought to work discover on a 6/10 flex board too. 

Not for newbie – too stiff for that, and even most intermediate riders may discover these boots a bit too stiff. A much bigger or extra athletic intermediate ought to be high quality although. 

Bindings angles: +12/-12

Stance Width: 19.5″ (49.5cm)

Board Demoed With: Journey Saturday

Bindings Demoed With: Journey DVA

Rider Peak: 5″7″ (170cm)

Rider Weight: 125lbs (56kg)

Rider Boot Measurement: Girls’s US8.0 Journey Hera

Outersole Size:  28cm (mondo 25cm)

Distinction between Mondo & Outersole: 3cm

Backstay Peak: 11.0″ (28cm)

Weight: 2lbs 0.5oz ( 920grams)*

* Common of a pattern of  ladies’s boots I’ve weighed was 1lbs 15oz (880g). Heaviest I’ve weighed have been 2lbs 10oz (1200g) and lightest have been 1lb 10oz (740g). 


Width: Proper from first attempt on, these boots felt comfy width-wise for my forefoot and sides of my toes. No stress factors laterally or medially and the identical held attempt when driving in them. I’d say these boots have a wider than common toe field. 

True to Measurement?: Throughout first attempt on massive toes have been touching the top, however the remaining did not. Total, comfortable however no stress factors. For the tops of my toes, was additionally fairly comfortable, however no stress factors or discomfort. A bit wiggle room for toes however not heaps. 

Driving in them, I seen extra stress on my massive toe than beforehand, although it was much more pronounced when strolling in them, extra so than really driving in them. Nothing too painful or something however just a little there, however that might ease much more with extra time in them. Tops of toes remained actually comfy. So I would say they match rather well total within the 8, so I would say true to measurement. 

Excessive or Low Arch: Regular quantity of room – comfortable however no stress factors. 

Round Ankles: The Cadence have these areas across the heel the place they form of grip across the Achilles. They’re barely uncomfortable when strolling in them however not too dangerous. And really feel high quality when driving. Additionally, my management boots have these and I do not even discover them anymore, so they’d possible get an increasing number of comfy, the extra you put on them. 

Match with Bindings: 

They match precisely the identical in bindings as my management boots (which wasn’t an enormous shock, being the identical model). 


Fairly a bit more durable (vs my management boots) to make small maneuvers at slower speeds, which is typical of stiffer boots. 

On the flip aspect, they have been considerably higher for greater velocity carves (once more typical of stiffer boots). Plenty of assist at excessive speeds – actually loved when going quick on steep groomers. 

Heel Maintain

Excellent heel maintain. Very minimal heel raise and did not discover any raise in any respect when driving. 


For the outer boot the 2 boas are fully unbiased. The entrance boa controls higher (entrance) portion throughout backside of shin and the aspect BOA system tightens decrease (prime of foot) portion.

The liner is tightened with a typical lacing harness and there is a further strap that goes across the prime of the liner. 


Apart from the slight stress level on my massive toes, they have been very comfy total.

Shock Absorption

Each in stomp take a look at and on snow, they felt like they absorbed shock equally in addition to my management boots, which is much less shock absorption than most that I’ve examined. 


At first attempt on, it was fairly troublesome to get my foot in. Needed to twist to get it in. Nonetheless, after warmth molding it was fairly a bit simpler. 

The liner is tightened with a typical lacing harness, although there may be a further step with the Velcro strap on the prime. Nonetheless, lots of boots have these – and the elevated assist and adjustability this supplies is properly well worth the time, IMO. 

Then for the outer boot, is the double boa system which is clean, fast and straightforward to make use of. 

Try the breakdown of the rating within the desk under.

The Cadence are the form of boots that let you carve deep and cost exhausting and go well with riders who like to try this predominantly, as they do not carry out as properly for slower speeds. 

They’re total comfy and for me they supplied wonderful heel maintain. The one actual weak spot is the shock absorption, however they have been in any other case actually prime quality, excessive efficiency boots for superior to knowledgeable riders seeking to push their limits. 



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