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post #21 of 43 (permalink) Old 02-04-2008, 09:50 AM
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^ man, i really want a set of 390s for my park board, btu I wanna find 'em cheap :P... might ahve to wait 'till the end of season

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those are '08's too!

kick ass.

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those are '08's too!

kick ass.
yeah i just bought a flag for 450 and i thought that was a good deal 2 weeks ago. They have it for 350 oh well
 
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Damn i may have to buy a Graft off of there. Thats a $120 markdown. I'll have to see what the local shop is doing for mark downs first though.

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Would a Rome Anthem & Targas be too stiff?
That's what I'm currently using right now. I love that combo. I use it for freeride, all mountain, kickers etc. I haven't taken it to a pipe as I have another board/binding combo for that. However I wouldn't be opposed to hit the parks at all with this combo at the end of a run. If I knew I would spend most of my time in the parks during any given day, then I would pull out my park specific board. Needless to say, the Anthem can do it all if need be.
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Rome Anthem and Targas sound like a killer all mountain setup to me. Maybe too stiff for a parkrat.

On a side note, I'll have me a brand new pair of Ride SPI's tomorrow I looked at the Romes but without trying and having ridden SPI's for the past 3 years, I can't steer away.
I've been on a pair of Ride EX's for the past 2 1/2 seasons or so, which I think is one of the best binding values on the market for an intermediate rider, but I'm no longer intermediate. You think the SPi's would really be that much of a step up? My EX's are pretty forgiving, but I think I'm ready to graduate to a stiffer binding for a bit better response on the steeps.
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Dogfunk must be out of stock... I checked, to no avail

And if anyone's coming to the east coast meet and can pick up a set of 390s for me, PM me... we can work something out. (shieety part about being in Canada is you have to add $75 to everything to get it accross the border)...

BUT if someone can order for me, or I order and ship to them, then they bring to the meet, i will be a happy boy
nah not really man, if you get the stuff shipped USPS there are no brokerage fees and very little customs.. and if you get the store/ sender to mail it as a gift or repair/warranty item the customs is even less... and if you dont care about insurance say they are only worth $1.50 or some small amount and again it will be even less.
generally it should just be $20-25 for int'l ground shipping and your good to go... but that is only with USPS, fedex and ups will kill you in fees.

i just got spy orbits from steepandcheap for $50, and it was $15 for shipping and no border/ customs fees.. and i have Targas coming in the mail, and they are being sent USPS and as a warranty item, so i shouldnt have to pay more than $10 in customs.
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Thats where I got mine from and roughly $10 more b/c of CA tax.
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I've been on a pair of Ride EX's for the past 2 1/2 seasons or so, which I think is one of the best binding values on the market for an intermediate rider, but I'm no longer intermediate. You think the SPi's would really be that much of a step up? My EX's are pretty forgiving, but I think I'm ready to graduate to a stiffer binding for a bit better response on the steeps.
Well that is a question I can't really answer from experience as the only Rides I've had have been the SPIs. I know that the ratchets look/feel beefier than the EX, RX and the Deltas I looked at(I was looking at them in the shop today) and I believe they have quite a bit stiffer of a chassis. SPI's are not meant to be really comfy flexible park bindings but I like them because my first set lasted forever and even though I finally broke them yesterday, I will definitely be repairing them. I don't think I'll ride another binding as long as they are made. They are really responsive, and the footbeds are nice and plush for those accidental flat landings. They are quite adjustable too. Im looking forward to riding my brand new ones this weekend as they have changed a little from my old ones. The highback is a little different, the ratchets look even stronger, and the toe straps look to be of a little higher quality as well. A lot of people seem to dislike SPIs and I think for a lot of people they are too stiff, but I like having mad response at my feet.

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nah not really man, if you get the stuff shipped USPS there are no brokerage fees and very little customs.. and if you get the store/ sender to mail it as a gift or repair/warranty item the customs is even less... and if you dont care about insurance say they are only worth $1.50 or some small amount and again it will be even less.
generally it should just be $20-25 for int'l ground shipping and your good to go... but that is only with USPS, fedex and ups will kill you in fees.

i just got spy orbits from steepandcheap for $50, and it was $15 for shipping and no border/ customs fees.. and i have Targas coming in the mail, and they are being sent USPS and as a warranty item, so i shouldnt have to pay more than $10 in customs.
I bought those same Spy Orbits, and I know what you mean, but trust me; I've bought a LOT of stuff from the states, andits always more expensive to have it shipped accross the boarder. Shiet, if you can order those 390's from that site and get 'em to your door for $150, I'll buy them off you!

go to that site... total to Canada is $206. And they don't qualify for free shipping (even in the states) so I'm only buying them if I can unload my old bindings for $50.

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