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Old 09-03-2009, 05:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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which style of toe strap, traditional or toe cap, is better for park and freestyle riding, and why? i know how each one works, but i dont know why one is better then the other.
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Most people now adays prefer toe caps for their bindings. The reason being it not only helps hold your foot down, it helps hold your heel in the cup of the binding. And it typically removes the ability to overtighten. If you do so with a strap binding your toes will hate you, its harder(but not impossible) to overtighten a toe cap...
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If your toe strap is holding your heel in the binding you're not ratcheting your heel strap down right. It's all personal preference.
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traditional sucks ass
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Old 09-04-2009, 05:17 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Preference. I find that most over the frontish toe staps are exuberantly more comfortable.
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Old 09-04-2009, 06:28 PM   #6 (permalink)
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i just got my burton customs in last night
cant wait to ride them, they'll be my first set of bindings with the cap strap
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Old 09-04-2009, 06:41 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Cap straps are where its at, over the top is for trashy hire boards.
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i like the toe cap, feels more secure with it.
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Old 09-05-2009, 01:20 AM   #9 (permalink)
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It gives me more of the feeling that i am with the board, one with the board, not just strapped to the top of it seeing where it takes me. Also 10x more comfortable, i like my stuff tight, but not to where i can't feel my toes, and with the cap i can get that tightness.
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I find though after a bad frontside crash i generally need to check my caps as sometimes they get pushed up off my boot....used to happen much more with my 07 Missions, my 09 cartels it only has once on a faceplant...
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