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Old 01-02-2012, 07:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi all, first of all congratulations for your community. I've been reading some of the threads here for some time and found many useful tips/information on how to get around snowboarding.
On to my question now. I'm just starting snowboarding and after a few days worth of riding, i fell in love with the sport and hated the rented equipment (wet/destroyed boots, generic board setup, malfunctioning bindings, etc).
So i decided to buy my own gear. So far i have opted for a safe choice of boots, based on peoples recommendations (32 Lashed) and as for the board i have concluded to the Ride Antic.
But im stuck at the bindings selection. Snowboarding is not a big thing where i live at hence there are no local shops selling snowboard equipment which makes the whole process so much harder.
So im asking for your help to shed some light on what type of bindings i should look for. Im looking for something not super expensive but durable that will match my boots and riding type (All mountain).

Thanks for considering my question.

EDIT: Boot size is UK8/US9

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Old 01-02-2012, 08:06 AM   #2 (permalink)
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less than $200:
ride ex
k2 formula
rome arsenal
flux se30

less than $250:
rome 390 boss
burton cartel
k2 uprise
nitro raiden zero
ride revolt
flux sf45

a size medium would probably work for all theses
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Old 01-02-2012, 08:23 AM   #3 (permalink)
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less than $200:
ride ex
k2 formula
rome arsenal
flux se30

less than $250:
rome 390 boss
burton cartel
k2 uprise
nitro raiden zero
ride revolt
flux sf45

a size medium would probably work for all theses
Damn, one of the few stores that ships here lists Burton cartel, Burton Custom and Burton Freestyle. The cartels are listed for 250 Euros. Thats approximately 325 USD.
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Old 01-02-2012, 08:49 AM   #4 (permalink)
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holy shit thats expensive.

i think the customs would be good too

send a link to the store/website
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Flux, Raiden, K2, and Ride will probably fit your 32's the best.
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Old 01-02-2012, 04:08 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Thanks for the recommendations, everybody. Guess i have to research a bit more. Damn these things are expensive here in Europe...
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Old 01-02-2012, 04:22 PM   #7 (permalink)
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less than $200:
ride ex
k2 formula
rome arsenal
flux se30

less than $250:
rome 390 boss
burton cartel
k2 uprise
nitro raiden zero
ride revolt
flux sf45

a size medium would probably work for all theses
i think i can buy them online. Is the Rome SDS 390 worth considering or should i go for the Boss?
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i think i can buy them online. Is the Rome SDS 390 worth considering or should i go for the Boss?
Do you want canting? If so then get the Boss'.
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Old 01-03-2012, 09:20 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Do you want canting? If so then get the Boss'.
Im not sure. Is it offering a big improvement over ride quality?
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Just bought the K2 Formulas (Large). I hope they will beautifully complement my thirtytwo's. Thanks everyone for the help. Much appreciated
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