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Old 09-20-2010, 08:47 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Old 09-21-2010, 08:54 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Thanks for all the suggestions. I have done a fair amount of research online in the past couple of days and am going to head to my local shop in a couple of weeks as soon as they are fully stocked for the season so i can test a few out with my boots and make sure I get a good fit.

One last question - my most recent set of bindings was Ride SPI (2006 i believe but maybe 2007). Anyway, I liked them although they were probably a bit stiffer than i need. I always had thought of the SPI's as very stiff bindings. However, on the Ride website they have a flex rating of "8" while the Ride Alpha MVMNT has a "7" and the Optimo Contraband has a "6". Both the Alpha and Optimo are listed as freestyle bindings even though they are only 1-2 flex "notches" below the SPI.

I am an intermediate to advanced snowboarder who probably only goes to a park only once a year but I just cant imagine that going from a binding with a flex of 8 to one with a 6 or a 7 would change my riding experience very much. So i guess my actual question is - has anyone moved from a higher flex to a medium flex binding that can share their insight? For someone who does mostly freeriding, will I get frustrated with the incremental flex or will it be a very minor difference? Thanks.
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Old 09-23-2010, 09:44 AM   #14 (permalink)
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I like ride highbacks, not super tall and they don't get in the way. A stiffer binding will really let you rip that board too. The spi is a good choice, if you like a responsive ride.
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