Killer, which would you recomend as an upgrade to my Voile system, the sparks or the karakoram? the Sparks looks lighter to me and less expensive...am I right on this?
The Sparks are cheaper by half. The Karakorum is the full deal. Interface and bindings.
If you order a board with inserts only, I'd say the Karakorum system is the way to go. For the price of getting the Voile interface and Sparks is about the same as for the Karakorum system. One thing you might consider is the splitboard clips
. They pull your board together and should give it a more solid ride. The disadvantage is you cant slide your two halves together, so it requires a bit more finesse. This is a very minor complaint. Forrest had little trouble with it after his first change over. I am probably going to order the clips myself in the next week or so.