Tubbs Flex NRG
Price Paid: $159.99
These are my first set of snowshoes so I don't have anything to compare them to. The bindings are easy to use and comfortable. When I used these on somewhat packed snow they worked great, I was able to walk the same as I normally do and it didn't seam like I had anything but hiking boots on.
I also had a chance to use these snowshoes in deep powder when I went off the trail. With my gear I weigh around 185 lbs so I am towards the upper limit for powder but still under the 190 lb suggested powder limit. I sank into the snow more than I would have liked but was able to get around OK with the help of my trekking poles. I traced my steps back to the trail by stepping in the same places as my way into the woods I was able to walk with no problem and no further sinking into the snow.
Overall I enjoyed using these snowshoes and they would be excellent for people who stay on a trail or walk on somewhat packed snow. If you plan on using them in deep powder they still work ok but I would imagine that a longer snowshoe would be better. Bottom line, Great for trails, OK in powder, Very comfortable and Light.
I love mine. I particularly like the ease of use. Great shoe. The only reason I don't rate it higher is something must be wrong with it.
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Key Features of the Tubbs Flex NRG 24 Snowshoes (pair)Weight (with packaging): 4.85 lbsFlex Tail DesignSnow BrakeSoft Strike ZoneTorsion Deck DesignRotating Toe Cord Design180 Pro Series BindingControl WingsCarbon Steel Toe Crampon3D Curved Traction RailsImported Quality ProductTubbs Flex NRG 24 Snowshoes (pair)The Tubbs Flex NRG 24 Snowshoes is the gold standard for ergonomic comfort, combining the patented Soft Strike zone with the biomechanically designed FLEX Tail. Ideal for fitness and recreational activities, its slim, deck shape allows you to move naturally and securely. Its advanced Torsion Deck design adapts to different snow conditions, with its decks allowing torsional articulation, enhancing traction, biomechanics and comfort on uneven terrain. Snow Brakes and Soft Strike zone features aid in weighted traction, allowing for a quiet overall experience while snowshoeing. These shoes' Rotating Toe Cord design enables the tail of the snowshoe to drop and snow to shed off the tail, reducing cardio-respiratory strain by 7%. Featuring the gender-specific 180 Pro (180 series binding) integrating the extended rigid Control Wings, a locking heel strap, and a contoured, padded upper, assures you of pressure-free comfort and added warmth. Maximizing weighted traction and responsiveness, these snowshoes are designed with a Carbon steel toe crampon and 3D curved Traction Rails, ensuring superior side-hill grip in hard or icy conditions. With unique features incorporated into the design of the Tubbs Flex NRG 24 Snowshoes, one is assured of the highest level of comfort, safety, and durability.
Free Shipping. Tubbs Men's Flex NRG Snowshoe DECENT FEATURES of the Tubbs Men's Flex NRG Snowshoe Soft Strike: Unique to the FLEX NRG. the Soft Strike zone under your heel absorbs shock and reduces stress on joints and muscles. The advanced ergonornic design not only improves comfort, but also aids in weighted traction with an additional traction element placed underneath FLEX Tail: The patented FLEX Tail technology allows the snowshoe to roll more naturally underfoot from heel strike to toe off. The FLEX Tail absorbs shock from the initial heel strike, reducing the amount of stress on ankles, knees and hips Torsion Deck: Tubbs' advanced Torsion Deck design adapts to variable snow conditions underfoot. The deck allows torsional articulation throughout the body of the snowshoe, enhancingtraction, biomechanics and comfort on uneven terrain Soft Strike: The patented Soft Strike zone works with the FLEX Tail to absorb shock and reduce stress on joints and muscles. Soft Strike also aidsin weighted traction under the heel. Finally, Soft Strike makes for a quieter overall experience while snowshoeing Rotating Toe Cord: The Rotating Toe Cord design enables the tail of the snowshoe to drop, shedding snow off the tail and reducing cardio-respiratory strain by 7%. The underfoot pivot point also allows the teeth on the toe traction to bite deeply into the snow when weighted Rotating Toe Rotation Limiter: The Rotating Toe Cord design enables the tail of the snowshoe to drop, shedding snow and reducing cardio-respiratory strain by 7%, while a Rotation Limiter prevents over-rotation 180 Pro: Our most robust 180 Series binding, the gender-specific 180Pro features extended rigid Control Wings, a locking heel strap and a contoured, padded upper for pressure-free comfort and added warmth Traction Rails: The 3D-Curved Traction Rails ensure superior side-hill grip in hard packed and icy conditions. The curved shape helps prevent fore-aft slippage on steeper terrain by avoiding the in.saw bladein. effect. The Traction Rails are curved up at the tip to provide traction during toe off without causing you to trip The SPECS Dimensions: 24in. / 61 cm Weight/Pair: 4.2 lbs / 1.91 kg
For the spirited hiker who strives to keep the outdoors at their fingertips, or the marathon runner looking for a way to stay fit in the winter, the FLEX NRG is the most comfortable and quietest molded snowshoe on the market. With the biomechanically designed FLEX Tail, snowshoers can log miles without stress on joints. The 180FLEX binding has the same step-in ease found on the original 180 binding but with less weight. The proprietary Soft Strike zone further absorbs heel strike stress and quiets your stride, so the only thing you're listening to is the wind in the trees.
The FLEX NRG is the gold standard for ergonomic comfort. The patented Soft Strike zone, which acts like the shock-absorbing midsole in your athletic shoes to absorb shock and reduce footslap noise, coupled with the biomechanically-designed FLEX Tail makes the FLEX NRG a dream for your joints. With the set-and-forget 180FLEX binding, and the FLEX Series 3D-curved Traction rails, the FLEX NRG is designed to keep you secure for your all-day treks. Increased taper of the tail enhances maneuverability Ergonomically and biomechanically designed FLEX Tail absorbs shock from heel strike Torsion Deck design adapts to variable snow conditions underfoot by allowing torsional articulation throughout the body of the snowshoe Rotating Toe Cord design enables the tail of the snowshoe to drop and snow to shed off the tail 180FLEX binding combines step-in convenience with Control Wing technology for secure, pressure free support Carbon steel toe crampon maximizes weighted traction and responsiveness while 3D curved Traction Rails ensure superior side-hill grip in hard or icy conditions Progressive molded Snow Brakes on the deck as well as the Soft Strike zone improve weighted traction