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Old 03-06-2011, 01:31 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I would definitely get her women' bindings. They should start going on sale now, so if you can wait just a bit, you should be able to find a very nice pair of bindings for $140.

Basically, you'll have problems with any entry-level binding you buy (K2 Bliss, Stilettos, etc)

Stilettos: These were my first bindings. Hate everything about them. Total crap for the money.

Ride Lxh and Vxn: The Lxh are Ride's entry-level women's binding. The VXn is step up. I liked my VXns - pretty sturdy, forgiving, but I did find the ratchets to be a bit sticky. They are a decent binding for the price.

If you can find any of the following on sale, go for it! I found a pair of K2 VIrtues on sale for $35 on and a pair of Rome Madisons on sale for $140 - both very nice bindings. Size small seems to be the easiest to find on sale, although I'm not sure if she'd be a small or a medium.
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K2 Auto Agogo: K2 Snowboards Auto Agogo Snowboard Binding - Women's from
Burton Lexa: Burton Lexa Snowboard Binding - Women's from
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Flux GU30 Flux GU30 Snowboard Bindings - Women's - 2010/2011 at is an EXCELLENT suggestion for binding reviews!

VXN: Ride VXN Snowboard Binding - Women's from
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Old 03-07-2011, 11:03 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Stay away from the Burton stilettos.
They're a pain to adjust and to tighten the screws to board. I got a new pair of union milans for my gf at for 80 bucks. They're a S/M sizing i believe. They should arrive shortly but the union milans usually go for over 160.

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Old 03-07-2011, 11:11 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by pixxie stixx View Post
I thought the burton stilleto's felt cheap.
bingo. my GF's stilletos started to fail on our 4th or 5th outing and she doesn't ride that hard. She currently has the escapades and loves them, although the toe extension snapped yesterday (~20th trip). $5 fix and didn't boost my confidence in burton bindings, but she still seems happy with them. I'd like her to try the VXN or something K2 if she ever gives up the escapades.
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Old 03-08-2011, 12:13 AM   #14 (permalink)
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I wear the same size boot and I have not found a set of men's bindings that fit well even in a small size. I am a HUGE Burton Lexa fan! They are the only bindings on my active boards. I suggest you spend a little time looking for a pair of last years model which will run about $140-160 from what I found a few weeks ago. In my opinion, buying last years model of a high end binding is better than buying this years in a lower end model.

Try googling 2009 Burton Lexa and see what comes up. There were even a few places selling the new in box for under $125.00. Just make sure you get the right binding attachment based on your board.

The other female binding I like is the K2 Agogo. I almost bought some this year but decided to hold off and put my older lexas on the board for now. I think the Agogos are in her pricerange.
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Old 03-08-2011, 01:40 AM   #15 (permalink)
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I had bought the Burton Stilletos, but after reading a few negative things about them, I returned them and shopped around some more.

I ended up with men's bindings (although the website says unisex): Flux TT30's.

There is a gap between the sides of my boots on the sidewalls of the bindings... maybe half a cm on each side. But even lightly cranked down my boot doesn't budge.

These bindings are *way* stiffer than the Burton Stilletos. I'm afraid they might be too stiff, but I wanted something responsive (I want the board to flex, not the binding) so I went with these.

The highback is also taller.

Incidentally, in the store I also tried on a range of Union bindings. Those were awesome... the highback is stiff bending back, but really soft going side to side (so you can lean forward and back along the length of the board, and it will flex with your legs). Sadly, they were pretty expensive.

I'm going to try them out soon, hopefully it goes well.
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Old 03-08-2011, 10:18 AM   #16 (permalink)
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It would be best if she can try them on with her boots. I wear women's size 6.5 and I bought burton escapades that seemed to fit but my heel locked into the binding after a few turns and my toe straps came off! If I ever buy burton's again I'd go a size larger. I wear salomon boots and bindings.
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