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Old 09-29-2011, 09:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So i rode a set of the first model of shakas ever mad. I think 2010 was the year? Well i liked the response of the binding for jibs(what i do mostly) but I wasnt too pleased with the quality of the binding over all. And on top of that, the old shakas have moved down a step in the forum line. The Repubublics have replaced them and the Shakas have a somewhat different design. So I'm asking if anybody has ridden the new Shakas. Is it a Go or a No. I need durability but they have to be somewhat responsive for jibs. Any ideas? Thanks.
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Old 09-29-2011, 11:01 PM   #2 (permalink)
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My impression, good, but there are better and lighter.

For jib look at Raiden Zero's, Flux RK30's, or Salomon Arcades.
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Old 09-30-2011, 07:27 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Forum bindings are now solid quality. The 2012 Shakas were good solid bindings.

My major gripe with Forum right now, and I told the reps, is that their bindings are noticeably heavier than most.

What I like about the Shakas is that you can flip the ankle straps so that it's either stiffer or softer on the outside.

I concur with Nivek. There are better choices out there for the price.
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