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CFITZMONEY 10-08-2011 03:11 PM

Union Atlas
 
Has anyone tried the Atlas yet? I know it is early but I really want a pair and no one around my area has any in-stock to feel haha. I am going to have to special order but I want to see what people think of them first

addi61 10-17-2011 11:15 PM

I would also really like to know how the Atlas ride and how they compare to bindings like the force, targa, cartel etc.

woodhomie1996 10-20-2011 11:58 AM

Binding Review: 11-12 Union Atlas – Shayboarder.com
Union - Atlas Binding Review | Snowboard Magazine

addi61 10-20-2011 12:21 PM

Thanks, The mag review isn't a review, just a feature list like on the Union site. I have read Shayboarders review and I respect her opinion but like to hear from some guys on them. I'm not trying to be sexist or anything but the way a binding rides and responds will definitely be different with a 200lb man strapped in them vs. a 150lb woman.

woodhomie1996 10-20-2011 12:27 PM

I agree with 100% I read somewhere that it ride very similar to the Force with a little bit more response.
If you bite the bullet and get these please write a review.

CFITZMONEY 10-20-2011 12:44 PM

Ill take one for the team and get them this year. It won't be until mid November until I get to ride them however because I live in Wisconsin.

Cheers boys!

addi61 10-20-2011 12:49 PM

I am going to likely pick these up or a pair of SLs and will write a review as soon as I ride them.

addi61 11-23-2011 09:11 AM

I ordered the SLs and here is what I found. On Unions with the Stage III base plate (Atlas, SL, MC), the base is much larger than the Stage II base plate (Force). The l/xl Forces fit my boots and board very well but the l/xl SLs I tried were much larger and the base of the binding actually hung over the edge of my board by about a 1/4'' so those were automatically eliminated.


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