The Rome Bodega Pureflex is a pretty comfortable. We like that the Bodega steps up from the Rome Smith to add some articulation in the ankle to help preserve the flex. Since 2012 Rome added a Pureflex model that has a different lacing system. It’s more like a traditional lace with a locking point at the ankles and pull tabs like in speed lace or with Salomon’s lacing system. All in all it’s hard to say what boot will work and what won’t for someone so if these boots fit right then they will treat you well for a while. Rome Boots fit very similar to Burton boots. Some people will prefer the lace and others the speed lace. For the price you get a decent amount of boot.