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Old 10-17-2012, 03:45 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello guys,

Do you think that this binding will suite me? I am a bit heavier (240lbs). I have one full winter season experience. I will buy a lib tech skunk ape.
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Old 10-17-2012, 07:21 AM   #2 (permalink)
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What kind of riding are you looking to do the hefe is stiff.
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Old 10-17-2012, 07:27 AM   #3 (permalink)
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What kind of riding are you looking to do the hefe is stiff.
I am in doubt between Ride Capo and Ride Maestro, but since I am heavy I saw El Hefe. I am looking for something that I can use in many situation but mainly in all mountain/freeride and give me to do some freestyle tricks like butters, ollies, butters, 180s, jumps.
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Old 10-17-2012, 07:39 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I would say the Maestro is more what you are looking for. I ride the Deltas now called the Rodeos and dont have any problems on the mtn. Go to the store and see them in person and feel the flex if you can.
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At your weight even a stiff binding is not gonna restrict you. If you aren't losing weight, the big, bomber binder is gonna be fine for you all mountain.
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I have the El Hefe's, I haven't had the chance to use them yet though.

They do look really good, but be careful, if you have any Gear Whore in you @ all, you might not be able to pass them up.

Seriously, every bit of them gleams & when you turn them as your checkin' them out they change colors in the light.
Even the foam on the straps have a faint purple metallic sparkle to them, maybe just a reflection, but they look really solid.

Then you get the case. Everything has a place, even the screws get screwed into their own little spot. Discs get a slot.

The case may be overkill, but I have a pair of Burton's that don't have discs.
Sure would have been nice if I had a place for them.

They look pretty good is what I'm gettin' @

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At your weight even a stiff binding is not gonna restrict you. If you aren't losing weight, the big, bomber binder is gonna be fine for you all mountain.
This.

Also, the El Hefe is a sick pair of bindings.
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I have the El Hefe's, I haven't had the chance to use them yet though.

They do look really good, but be careful, if you have any Gear Whore in you @ all, you might not be able to pass them up.

Seriously, every bit of them gleams & when you turn them as your checkin' them out they change colors in the light.
Even the foam on the straps have a faint purple metallic sparkle to them, maybe just a reflection, but they look really solid.

Then you get the case. Everything has a place, even the screws get screwed into their own little spot. Discs get a slot.

The case may be overkill, but I have a pair of Burton's that don't have discs.
Sure would have been nice if I had a place for them.

They look pretty good is what I'm gettin' @

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It sounds like you have a diamonds not a bindings. They looks really solid and nice but are they suite for beginner with 1 year experiance? The maximum weight that I think/hope to lost is around ~5/7kg. Actually, the snowboarding is the reason to lost -20kg for the last year. It was changed my life. I am reborn. Presently, I have second hand Ride LX, but they are in very bad shape.
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At your weight even a stiff binding is not gonna restrict you. If you aren't losing weight, the big, bomber binder is gonna be fine for you all mountain.
Do you think that -5/7kg will do significant difference regarding that?

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The El Hefe's are Rides toughest, strongest, most sturdy binding.

They will work better than any other Ride binding.

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