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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-04-2009, 04:51 AM
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Bindings for a freerider

So I recently purchased a snowboard, my first one in fact, a Sapient PNB2 156 snowboard. I am a free rider and I cant go off ramps or do tricks.
Which type of bindings would you recommend me getting, I dont want anything too expensive and I dont want anything too cheap that would break on me... so i was thinking about 5150 2000 or rome arsenal which one should i choose, and if you have a better choice for me please let me know.

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-04-2009, 05:04 AM
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I'm in the same boat as you...looking to freeride and was looking for a pair of decent bindings that aren't too expensive but still a quality product. From the research I did I ended up with a set of Rome Aresnals. You can get a brand new pair on Ebay for less than $100 bucks shipped and Rome's quality seems to be pretty good. I didn't read one review where anyone complained about the Aresenals being cheap or breaking on them. The Arsenals are a pretty stiff binding though, so I don't think they'd ever be a binding you could use to freestyle or do tricks/jumps on comfortably.

I don't have a whole lot of experience with 5150, but I hear more neutral to negative things about them than positive.
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Get the Arsenals given the two choices. Rome is reknown for their customer service so should anything go wrong, you know you're covered. I can't say anything about 5150 other than it's more of an entry level/price point company.
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no experince with those brand. Although I havent had the experience with Uninon yet, they do offer some decent quality entry level priced binders i.e cadet
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i'm going to assume that a true freeride binding like a bent metal or arsenals or CADs are going to be way too much for you

something more like the new 2010 Ride RX would probably better suit you


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