Bindings

Binding Review: 11-12 Bent Metal Mortal

Location: Mammoth Mountain and June Mountain, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Bent Metal Mortal on the Arbor Coda with my Vans Veil Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: Took a couple minutes to familiarize myself with the Bent Metal bindings, then it was just dialing in the bindings to the board and making sure the fit was correct to my boot. The ankle strap is easy adj...

26 Dec 8:43 AM 3 Read More...

Binding Review: 11-12 GNU B-Famous

Location: Mammoth Mountain, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the GNU B-Famous on the Arbor Wasteland with my Vans Veil Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: Mounted the bindings up, then grabbed my boots to make sure they fit in the bindings and adjusted the straps to work with my boots. It didn't take longer than 10 minutes to get them set up and properly fit to my boots. ...

14 Dec 9:11 AM 12 Read More...

Binding Review: 11-12 Flux GU15

Location: Mammoth Mountain, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Flux GU15 on the Arbor Wasteland with my Vans Veil Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: Pretty average time to set up the bindings. Adjusted the binding straps to fit my boots better but that didn't take more than a couple minutes. Fit: I rode the women's small GU15 bindings which fit women's 7-9 size. My si...

13 Dec 9:24 AM 0 Read More...

2011-2012 Binding Review

The first snow has fallen, resorts around the US are opening up and all the 2011/12 gear will be hitting the slopes soon!  Each year before the season begins, I get to test and try out different bindings to review.  Eventually this list will be expanded but here's the collection of bindings I was able to try out for 2011/12 so far! So far I've ridden 16 bindings, 9 women's and 7 men's models. Each review is judg...

10 Oct 6:34 AM 5 Read More...

Binding Review: 11-12 Spark R&D Blaze

Location: Mammoth, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked groomers to softer slushy runs. Setup: I rode the Sparks Blaze bindings on the Venture Storm splitboard with my Vans Veil Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: I set up the Sparks R&D Blaze bindings with the stainless steel pins for the voile touring brackets on the Venture splitboard.  It took some adjustment to get the angles/width for the binding...

21 Sep 6:33 AM 3 Read More...

Binding Review: 11-12 Flow NXT-AT

Location: Mammoth, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked groomers to softer slushy runs. Setup: I rode the Flow NXT-AT bindings on the Flow Era with my Vans Veil Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: I set up the NXT-AT bindings at work right before I went out riding.  It was actually the quickest I've adjusted them myself and much faster than I was expecting to do them. Fit: I've ridden the NXT-AT's befor...

03 Sep 4:27 PM 2 Read More...

Binding Review: 11-12 Union Force

Location: Snoqualmie Summit, WA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked to heavy leftover powder. Setup: I rode the Union Forces on the Capita Indoor Survival with my Vans Veil Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: The forces were easy to mount and only took a matter of minutes with adjustments. Fit: I normally use men's Union bindings throughout the winter so I'm used to using the M/L size with my ...

29 Jun 6:59 AM 8 Read More...

Binding Review: 11-12 Rome Madison

Location: Mammoth, CA & June, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to deep powder conditions Setup: I rode the Rome Madison bindings on the Never Summer SL & Lotus with my Vans Veil Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: It's been a while since I mounted Rome's by my own hands and at first I thought the screws were too short.  After a google search, I found out I just needed to tighten one screw withou...

13 Jun 6:57 AM 2 Read More...

Binding Review: 11-12 Rome Targa

Location: Mammoth, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to deep powder conditions Setup: I rode the Rome Targa bindings on the Rome Mod Rocker with my Vans Veil Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: Pretty quick timing to mount up the Targa's during the demo.  I figured that they might take some time with adjustments but for some reason they were matched good to my boot so setting up was normal time. Fit: ...

31 May 6:58 AM 2 Read More...

Binding Review: 11-12 Technine Jib

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Technine Jibs on the Unity Reverse with my Vans Veil Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: Average time to set up since I grabbed the bindings from Technine and took them to Unity to mount up. Fit: The Technine Jibs make my boots look small with the ankle strap and baltimore toe strap but the overall...

27 May 6:19 PM 2 Read More...