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Originally Posted by neni View Post
Don't want to further sidetrack the "Do you move your bindings" thread, thus I answer here

Was looking for yours, the Nidecker Carbon ones and over here its said that the '13 ones don't have highback rotation http://www.snowboardingforum.com/bin...binders-2.html Contacted Nidecker and the '14 ones will also not have a rotatable highback but they assured that this won't be a problem even with my steep angles. I'll get to demo a pair in M in September (they come in nice black-blue) Good reason to make a trip to a glacier

I may be wrong but go here Nidecker Snowboards - Fancy Black & zoom in to the high back. Does it not look like there are 3 adjustments, one to the left & right of the bolt? It does to me, but if you talked to them?

If you also get reviwes on the two above, I'd be very interested

I meant you queued yourself up to do the reviews.

EDIT: Now this is the moment you guys only spectating so far can jump in anyone here with steep angles and experience with bindings with non-rotatable highbacks? Comments on the two models?
You probably won't find anyone on here that rides such steep angles?
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Originally Posted by Noreaster View Post
Reading comprehension problems, darling??? Go back to my post and read again what I wrote.

Did that? Good.

Now, that settled, yes I am a woman. Yes, I rode Trilogies. No, I do not give any recommendations on the gear I have not personally demoed or ridden.
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neni, on another thread, iirc shred or killz noted the idea which specifically would fit you. Get spark bindings (certainly stiff) for your splitty needs and an extra set of pucks to throw on your non-split...thus saved from buying 2 sets of bindings. Otherwise, daughter likes and uses Rome Madison's.

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Originally Posted by neni View Post
No, I have to admit. This GM would be stiffer/more responsive than Fame or Escapade? Any men's you would recommend?

I have never personally ridden the Fame or Escapades... so I can't comment on the responsiveness of them... but, I do ride the men's bindings more than I ride the women's. I have a size 9 boot and the men's mediums work just fine for me. I suggest women's bindings to any girl with a smaller footprint. The baseplate is more narrow and it will just fit your boot better. If you have a smaller foot, your calf will probably sit lower too and having a lower sitting highback will feel more comfortable. It is always best to fit the boot into the binding in a shop if possible to ensure the best fit... since all boots are different.
If you are looking for response.... I really really reallllllly enjoy the SF's. I always assumed I liked a soft binding until I rode these. It blew my mind. They are so quick. I felt like I was snowboarding with rocketships on Jupiter. Just imagine that. So with it.
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Originally Posted by wrathfuldeity View Post
Get spark bindings (certainly stiff) for your splitty needs and an extra set of pucks to throw on your non-split...thus saved from buying 2 sets of bindings.
That's a really good idea. I'd do it if I loved my Light Rails as much as I love my Cartels. Maybe when I get Sparks or something else I love more. I don't know if regular Voile pucks would work on a solid board though, since splits have such wide inserts. There are a couple of companies that have slider plates that will, though:

Kits and spare parts - *Splitboards Australia
Split to Solid Binding Pucks | Chair 2 Board Sports

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