Hero&ICS regrets,Bananatech, Gnu/Union bindings thread
Ok here's the deal. I have an Atomic Alibi and Flow Pro S FS bindings. The setup is a couple years old. I decided this year I wanted a new board and was really contemplating buying the skate banana. Well I found a hero available in my area so I grabbed it thinking that it would be better for Northeast boarding, since it's a bit stiffer than the banana and hence less likely to wash out.
Well, I am having regrets because given that the hero has ICS, it really only seems worth it to get the binding system that was built for it (Burton EST Bindings). I hear that the toe straps on burton bindings kind of suck, and Burton bindings tend to cut off my circulation (hence why I bought flows a couple years ago). I really hate that Burton is so proprietary, because it makes me feel like I need to buy a Burton board/binding/boot in order to be the most comfortable I can be.
SO, I'm either going to go with my hero and an EST setup, or I'm going to sell the hero and reconsider the following.
Here's what I'm considering:
Lib TRS BTX
(although I hear that the lib bases suck)
Gnu Fastec bindings (Can't find a damned review on these!)
Union Force bindings
Thanks in advance if you guys can help me out!