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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 11-03-2012, 03:41 PM Thread Starter
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Now & Flux on Blacklist

So I have some ride deltas I was riding on my blacklist last year and wanted something a little stiffer. So I was looking around my local shop and saw the Now IPO and Flux TT30. All they had left was mediums so I had to order some larges in each binding but I am the new owner or both in white. Cant wait to try them both out on the blacklist and my SL as well. Only problem I saw with both of them is I love the cant on rides and they do not have any. Almost went with the malavitas but the Now and Flux had way more sex appeal, if a bindings can have such a thing. Wondering besides BA if anyone has ridden these combos before?

Bindings came in today cant wait to try them on the hill here is some gear porn for you.



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i've ridden the NOW bindings with the Coda and Westmark, TRice, Jones Mt Twin, Evo, SL, Yes Boobs, and maybe one or two more boards I can't remember right now. I've ridden the Flux DMCC lights with the Arbor and Lib boards also but not the Titans. I really liked the Flux. The DMCC's were so comfortable and such an easy fit- very sweet bindings.

But the NOW binders are what I'll be on for the upcoming season. I absolutely did not want to strap into anything else after riding them. They're a departure from most other bindings on the market so you should demo them if you can. For me, they are not a binding you match up to any particular board since they do their own thing regardless of the board. In a nutshell- they're just fun.

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I ride the the titans on my Evo. Love the bindings, only thing I can really say I don't like about them is the hard foot bed. Straps on them are comfy and never had a problem with the ratchets.
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Thanks for the responses, I love to pop and hit everything on the mtn so this sounds like the binding for me. Wish they had the hinge for burton reFlex bindings not just EST so I could compare.

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Thanks for the responses, I love to pop and hit everything on the mtn so this sounds like the binding for me. Wish they had the hinge for burton reFlex bindings not just EST so I could compare.
I rode the NOW on my Blacklist yesterday but it was just a rail jam so I can't quite speak to them, performance-wise. They are damn comfortable though. Also worth noting, I previously used the 2011 Ride Deltas on the Blacklist.

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You are looking at the wrong bindings if you want something stiffer as you claimed. You should be looking at the SF45 or something along those lines.

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Yea, I know I said I wanted something stiffer I was looking at some phantoms or the sf45 but they maybe to stiff, I really just need something a touch stiffer. Also pictures are uploaded now.
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Don't quote me on this but I think someone has suggested you could kinda sorta simulate the canting on the NOWs if you use firm bushings on the outside and softer bushings on the inside.

I don't think it would be the same as a true cant but I can see how it *might* help a little bit.

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Maybe checkout the Salomon Hologram too. It's got the same 45% blend as the SF45 but with the shadow fit tech you should have some nice lateral flex too.

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