Would be really interested in this one too. I'm in the same position and have close riding preferences, would add fast runs down the groomers on icy days. My board is an Arbor Roundhouse.
Two bindings I've been eyeballing on top of your list are:
- Salomon Relay Pro
- Ride Double Agent
A local dealer recommended the
I'm torn with the K2 Cinch, which is my current binding (2004 model). On that model the highback release is really doggy and I frequently ended up swearing at it for ~10 minutes because I couldn't close it. Quiet frequently the cable popped out of the cable route and try to get that back with thick gloves on, but K2 seem to have fixed that nicely on the current model. Still I highly doubt I would ever by the Cinch again.