Now ipo - Page 5 - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums
SnowboardingForum.com is the premier Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-16-2012, 08:29 AM   #41 (permalink)
Banned!
 
snowklinger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: L-Town
Posts: 4,839
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Weipim View Post
I think canting is too big of a hype to some extend, I have union asadachi and rome 390 boss, and I don't miss the canting that bad on the unions. One way i found out is to put some snows on the union and with your foot step onto it and it creats a nice ghetto canting which fits super good with my k2 t1db
Lol snowcanting.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Nito View Post
If I had removed the highback, it would have been even lighter.
__________________
Support Local Business
"Shop Smart. Shop S-Mart!" - Ash
snowklinger is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 12-16-2012, 08:31 AM   #42 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 187
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by binarypie View Post


I forgot I had this one.
Binary,

What angles are you using? I noticed you are duck with a steep front angle for freeride. I've got an old freeride board with Ride CAD and looking for a more comfortable stance. Maybe, I'll put the IPO on both my Heritage and the old freeride board.

Nito
Nito is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-16-2012, 10:11 AM   #43 (permalink)
-LIFETIME MEMBER-
 
binarypie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Kirkwood, Lake Tahoe, CA
Posts: 574
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Nito View Post
Binary,

What angles are you using? I noticed you are duck with a steep front angle for freeride. I've got an old freeride board with Ride CAD and looking for a more comfortable stance. Maybe, I'll put the IPO on both my Heritage and the old freeride board.

Nito
I actually just threw those on for the picture but after riding it for 5 days I ended up at +15 -9


Also put your IPO on your your freeridee boards. you'll be amazed.
__________________
I am a Vermonter living in California showing the locals how to keep it real!
Quote:
Originally Posted by NY Times
In Vermont authenticity is all, they do not try to keep it real, they are real.

Last edited by binarypie; 12-16-2012 at 10:16 AM.
binarypie is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 12-17-2012, 04:57 PM   #44 (permalink)
Veteran Member
 
Triple8Sol's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Seattle
Posts: 4,065
Blog Entries: 2
Default

Anybody else noticing some quality issues with theirs? On the hill yesterday, I noticed one of the ankle straps is already starting to fray and the logo popped off the footbed. Minor things, but I've also only spent 4 days on them on 2 boards.
__________________
15 NS Ripsaw . 14 NS Proto HD . 14 NS Cobra . 13 Gnu Space Case EC2 . 2013 Salomon Pow Snake
14 Now Drive . 13 Now IPO
14 Flow Hylite
Triple8Sol is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-17-2012, 05:53 PM   #45 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 57
Default

I have two pairs of NOW IPO bindings. I'm quite happy with them. Like Triple8Sol, I've had the logo pop off the footbed. Not a big deal. Just a bad place for a logo that is glued on. The straps are still in good shape and I've to six days on the hills (Five on one set and one on the other).

I've also read some skepticism about the straps especially the toe straps. I'm quite happy with the toe straps. They fit snugly and have never come loose, but I could see from looking at them people questioning them. I much prefer the ractchets and ladders to those on my Union SL binding from last year.
smerdyakov is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-19-2012, 08:28 PM   #46 (permalink)
-LIFETIME MEMBER-
 
binarypie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Kirkwood, Lake Tahoe, CA
Posts: 574
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by smerdyakov View Post
I have two pairs of NOW IPO bindings. I'm quite happy with them. Like Triple8Sol, I've had the logo pop off the footbed. Not a big deal. Just a bad place for a logo that is glued on. The straps are still in good shape and I've to six days on the hills (Five on one set and one on the other).

I've also read some skepticism about the straps especially the toe straps. I'm quite happy with the toe straps. They fit snugly and have never come loose, but I could see from looking at them people questioning them. I much prefer the ractchets and ladders to those on my Union SL binding from last year.
The biggest thing about the straps is to play with the adjustment side.

It took a while to get them to fit my SLX just right but once I did it all the pressure points went away.
__________________
I am a Vermonter living in California showing the locals how to keep it real!
Quote:
Originally Posted by NY Times
In Vermont authenticity is all, they do not try to keep it real, they are real.
binarypie is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 12-22-2012, 04:25 PM   #47 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: So. Cal
Posts: 73
Default

I was intrigued when the IPO first came out. The more I looked at it the more I didn't like them. I don't like the binding straps, they look cheap. I didn't want to take a chance so I ordered Amplid Balance 2.0 bindings. These are sick bindings that should mate well to my Ultralight, if it ever arrives. I like the Amplids too because they're kind of rare and below the radar of many riders outside of Europe. Good luck .
Mpjames 09 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-22-2012, 05:47 PM   #48 (permalink)
-LIFETIME MEMBER-
 
Sassicaia's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 571
Default

I'm on week long trip to banff right now and have been making first lines in thick pow every day with them. I live these bindings, BUT the latches on the straps themselves are stripping. Ill be doin a warranty claim as soon as I'm back.
Sassicaia is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-24-2012, 12:00 AM   #49 (permalink)
Veteran Member
 
Triple8Sol's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Seattle
Posts: 4,065
Blog Entries: 2
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sassicaia View Post
I'm on week long trip to banff right now and have been making first lines in thick pow every day with them. I live these bindings, BUT the latches on the straps themselves are stripping. Ill be doin a warranty claim as soon as I'm back.
Yup, just started noticing that on all 4 ladder straps. Oh and both ankle straps are now splitting apart a bit at the top. This is after only 6 days on them this far.
__________________
15 NS Ripsaw . 14 NS Proto HD . 14 NS Cobra . 13 Gnu Space Case EC2 . 2013 Salomon Pow Snake
14 Now Drive . 13 Now IPO
14 Flow Hylite
Triple8Sol is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-24-2012, 06:53 AM   #50 (permalink)
mjd
Senior Member
 
mjd's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: neverbored RI
Posts: 375
Default

hmm, i've been riding mine everyday and they still look brand. best straps i've had. nothing has ever slipped.

do you have the ends runinng through the strap slots? if they're sticking up they might catch and pull the latch open.
__________________
Try this trick and spin it, yeah
Your head will collapse
mjd is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:02 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums