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Old 10-13-2011, 07:52 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by zk0ot View Post
... which means that, there has to be some wiggle room within the strap to get your foot in and out.
Just a not on this. Flow bindings can be used in a number of ways nowadays. You can rear enter, conventional enter, rear enter and then ratchet, etc. Probably the most common way is to set the binding once and then reare enter. In that case you would not leave any extra room. Some think that you should be able to kick all the way into the bindings in one step. That is not how they work and you will be missing the best part of this system if you use them that way.

For this style of entry our suggestion is:

Set each of the 4 strap adjustments to the very last tooth on the ladder strap (largest position). Insert your foot (must be tightly laced in the boot-do not set up with a loosely laced boot). Position your foot so that the highback can clear the heel (but just clear it-as far back as possible). Now rathet the strap down to your boot. The binding is now ready to ride. When you go to kick in again, your boot will not get all the way in. It will be resting on the highback. That is correct. From this position, pull up on the high back, and stand down on your heel. The boot will "shoehorn" into place. As your boot will always be moist from snow when riding, this is very easy when riding, a bit harder when dry.
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