Originally Posted by Sudden_Death
Neither one is a "better fit", that is purely personal preference. I have two pairs of Nows, and a pair of K2 Uprises which are sort of similar to the K2 IPOs. If you want canted footbeds, go K2, if you want the hinge go with Now. The ankle strap is nicer on the K2 but Nows aren't uncomfortable. They are both solid and versatile.
how does the hinge effect freestyle riding in your opinion? im just nevervous buying the NOW's without ever having ridden them, and i will most likely not be able to demo them. how are they on rails/jumps?