Bindings

Binding Review: 11-12 Burton Stiletto

Location: Mammoth Mountain, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Burton Stilettos on the Burton Lipstick with my Vans Ferra Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: This was an easy set up for my boots. Probably one of the easier bindings to get going and didn't require much adjustment. Fit: I tried the Stiletto bindings in the larges which were a good fit for my boots. The s...

22 Jan 8:58 PM 0 Read More...

Binding Review: 11-12 Burton Scribe

Location: Mammoth Mountain, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Burton Scribes on the Burton Nug with my Vans Ferra Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: This was a pretty quick setup to get going thanks to the knowledgable demo guy. He grabbed the Nug, the Scribe bindings and set me up with the right stance, angles and fit the bindings to my boots. Fit: I tried the Scrib...

18 Jan 8:50 AM 0 Read More...

Binding Review: 11-12 Burton Diode

Location: Mammoth Mountain, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Burton Diode bindings on the Burton Feelgood Flying V with my Vans Ferra Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: This setup was average time to set up for the demo. Once we knew the size, it was easy to get it dialed and mounted to the aftermath with the EST/ICS system. Fit: My size 8 women's boots worked fine...

17 Jan 8:41 AM 1 Read More...

Binding Review: 11-12 Malavita Restricted

Location: Mammoth Mountain, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Burton Malavita Restricted bindings on the Burton Aftermath with my Vans Ferra Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: This setup was average time to set up for the demo. Once we knew the size, it was easy to get it dialed and mounted to the aftermath with the EST/ICS system. Fit: I rode the Malavita Restricte...

11 Jan 9:58 AM 1 Read More...

Binding Review: 11-12 Burton Escapades

Location: Mammoth Mountain, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Burton Escapades on the Burton Fortress with my Vans Ferra Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: This setup took the longest time because of the demo guy not knowing how to properly. Halfway through I noticed the bindings were set up on the board for a goofy rider (I'm regular) so I let him know but he didn't c...

07 Jan 3:44 PM 0 Read More...

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...