Stiff Bindings Other Than Rome Targas
Hi guys, I currently have a GNU Carbon Credit with Rome 390 Boss. Setup is great so far and I'm loving it. I've never tried stiffer bindings before and I'm curious as to how I would like them, so I'm looking for one to switch out my 390 Boss with. Also, in a year or two, I'm looking to get a stiffer board as well, so I can keep my Carbon Credit/390 Boss med-stiff setup, then setup a dedicated stiff board.
I don't do park, I only do groomers right now. And I'm currently trying to learn carving. So I was thinking stiff responsive bindings would work well for me.
Back when I bought the Rome 390 Boss 2 years ago though, my choices were between that and the Targas. So I'm looking into grabbing some Targas right now. But I'm also wondering if there's something else I should try. I just bought my wife some Burton Lexas, and I really like some of its adjustment settings that my 390 Boss does not have (the high back lean adjuster for example is awesome on the lexa, and the tool-less removal of the footbed). Also, reading through some "top snowboard bindings 2017" articles online, I haven't seen any mention of any of the Rome bindings, except for the DOD.
So now I was wondering if I should go with the Targas, or try a different brand. I read that the following bindings are also stiff and could be good as well:
- Burton Cartels
- Bent Metal Solution
- KS Lien AT
I'm trying to stay around $200 if possible. A bit more would be ok but definitely not $300s. For the Targas, I saw the 2016 (last year) on sale for $180, but I'm looking for the 2017 instead since based on the pictures, the 2017 has better adjustment options (highback rotation for example, 2016 has 3 holes for the high back, 2017 based on the pics have a slider I think). 2017s I saw for $230 which is a doable price for me.