Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums - View Single Post - another new rider... setup advice?
View Single Post
post #4 of (permalink) Old 10-28-2008, 02:35 AM
Senior Member
SummitAtSnoq's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Bellevue Washington
Posts: 100
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Originally Posted by Bones_Heal View Post
I have to agree with zakk, I think boots should be your best investment as a beginner... Sure you want a good board but your gonna grow out of a beginner board really fast. So there is no point in spending that kind of money right now. Bindings are a give and take for me... I didn't need to up grade my bindings till this year and I have been riding for 3 years now, but didn't really start getting into the sport till last year. I didn't need a "good" set of bindings because I wasn't riding hard or doing any back country till now.

I LOVE my flows and think they are a GREAT beginner binding but your could find cheaper. Also if you have a big foot I would go with a normal cinch binding. Flows can destroy your boots if they are to big for the binding.

Anywho, hope I helped a little.

Agree with the above too.
its so vital that you get the boots right.
Try on like thirty pairs if you can
seriously set a day aside and hit up different shops and don't listen to someone who recommends a boot before they look at your foot shape.
as for bones, yeah, im not a fan of flow bindings or certain brands.
After you've tinkered around at your local shops.
i recommend
they have amazing shit from last year at a good price.
i just got an 08 Jeremy jones with 08 un inc est's for 414 bucks.
and stick with the sport!

Summit At Snoqualmie
Message If You Want To Ride
SummitAtSnoq is offline  
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome