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Old 01-26-2015, 07:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 2015 Flow hybrid vs. Fusion?

I read everything on the boards I could find about flow but couldn't find exactly the info I was looking for 😕 So I finally decided on the Flow Fuse GT fusion strap. . Ordered them then they accidently sent me the Fuse GT hybrids. So I'm not totally disappointed but my worry with the hybrid strap is ill be fiddling with it more which defeats the purpose of flows in my eyes. Does anyone have experience with the 2015 hybrid straps & do they work well for set it and forget it? Or am I going to have to fiddle with this thing all the time? Thanks guys.
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i have both fusion and the 2015 hybrid straps (nx2 for both). I don't fiddle much more on the hybrid than the fusion. I also lean towards the hybrid, as I feel they are tad bit more responsive
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i have both fusion and the 2015 hybrid straps (nx2 for both). I don't fiddle much more on the hybrid than the fusion. I also lean towards the hybrid, as I feel they are tad bit more responsive
Ok that's what I was hoping to hear, my main worry was the toe strap would fall down or go to high and I would have to constantly move it with my hand and put it on the correct spot on the boot.
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Ok that's what I was hoping to hear, my main worry was the toe strap would fall down or go to high and I would have to constantly move it with my hand and put it on the correct spot on the boot.
I rarely move the strap, even with the 2014 style toe cap I did not move much. the 2015 strap improvement for me was to put a strap holder on toe cap so the strap wasn't flying free. I also heard reports of the web part tearing on the 2014 style cap, but it never happened to me
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I rarely move the strap, even with the 2014 style toe cap I did not move much. the 2015 strap improvement for me was to put a strap holder on toe cap so the strap wasn't flying free. I also heard reports of the web part tearing on the 2014 style cap, but it never happened to me
So your basically able to slam your foot in and the toe strap stays put everytime by itself, you fold up your back and go? (After the adjustment period ofcourse)
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i have both fusion and the 2015 hybrid straps (nx2 for both). I don't fiddle much more on the hybrid than the fusion. I also lean towards the hybrid, as I feel they are tad bit more responsive
Same deal here. I ordered the nx2gt hybrid and got the fusion.... I rode them for 10 days and called flow for a different warranty issue, I asked them about getting some hybrids and he sent me some for free. I love the hybrid straps. I do have to slightly lift the toe cap every other strap in but the response and comfort of flows is what I love.
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Ok cool thanks guys, I hope I like them as much as the fusions. Sounds like maybe even more 😆
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I have the same dilemma I'm looking to buy some NX2-GT and can't decide between Fusion or Hybrid... I'm looking for good responsiveness and I want to strap in and go... I just want to set it up and forget about it. Is there a big difference between the two when riding or is it just really a question of preference?

At the moment I have some Flow's The Five from 2011 (with the standard Flow strap) and I love them but they're getting old...

My The Five are size XL and my boots are Burton Moto size 11.5. I found that the XL bindings are pretty large... I have alot of space between each side of my boot and the binding so I was thinking going with size L for my new bindings this time...

What do you guys think?

Thanks!
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I have the same dilemma I'm looking to buy some NX2-GT and can't decide between Fusion or Hybrid... I'm looking for good responsiveness and I want to strap in and go... I just want to set it up and forget about it. Is there a big difference between the two when riding or is it just really a question of preference?

At the moment I have some Flow's The Five from 2011 (with the standard Flow strap) and I love them but they're getting old...

My The Five are size XL and my boots are Burton Moto size 11.5. I found that the XL bindings are pretty large... I have alot of space between each side of my boot and the binding so I was thinking going with size L for my new bindings this time...

What do you guys think?

Thanks!
I haven't actually rode in them yet but I have the L bindings with 11.5 size boots and they fit great. As far as what I can tell with the hybrid with just messing around in my basement so far I'm going to have to pull up the toe strap often to click on correctly. Not a big hassle if its worth the extra response
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