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04-02-2014 06:59 AM
PowderManDan I just bought the FUSE AT and I must say they are extraordinary bindings.

The rear entry is amazing with the pivot system that lowers or lifts your foot in to place.

Also the uni strap means it's easy to pull it all up over your boot in one go before locking in.

At one point I was in to deep snow for the rear entry so I undid the straps, locked up the rear then entered via the straps. Brilliant.

Also the feel is amazing like I can feel my feet locked to the board but with not particular pressure points in one place to the fastening pressure is even across by boot (Burton Moto's).

03-27-2014 08:43 PM
drstone yeah I know all about that, 2nd month riding on them( probably the 25th day using them though) the toe straps started to pop open randomly.

going with union factory's next season. I need something that can stand up to 220 lbs moving at speed haha
03-27-2014 08:33 PM
Originally Posted by drstone View Post
Rome might suck but they did just replace a 390 boss for me no questions asked.

next bindings still wont be rome though lol. i switched back to some older ride spi's and i actually like them more
I had some 390s that had such light springs on the ratchets that they came open on their own. Now I have the Targas that I just don't like for various reasons (mentioned in my blog). I'm sure there are people who swear by them, but for me two strikes is enough.
03-27-2014 02:51 PM
drstone Rome might suck but they did just replace a 390 boss for me no questions asked.

next bindings still wont be rome though lol. i switched back to some older ride spi's and i actually like them more
03-27-2014 02:27 PM
Donutz I've added this thread to my faves, since I'm intending to replace my Targas this post-season.

New set will not be Rome anything.
03-27-2014 01:30 PM
snowman55 Another vote for Cartels and Vitas. I love them. I just wish they had little more canting than what the Autocant provides.
03-27-2014 12:40 PM
Originally Posted by Nivek View Post
For '13 they overhauled the ratchets. Prior to that they were a 2 pin ratchet, now they're three pin and work much much better.
That's good to hear. I won't count that against them in the future.
03-25-2014 09:15 PM
SnowDogWax Forward lean is getting old. Might say they are better but not $70 better. You always pay to much when buying the wrong equipment.
03-25-2014 09:06 PM
Originally Posted by Grabber View Post
Nivek, you like formula over the factory?
The Factory definitely isn't $70 better. Plus it gave me calf bite with the stock forward lean.
03-25-2014 08:44 PM
a4h Saint
Originally Posted by hardasacatshead View Post
I've got '14 Genesis with the helical ladder blah blah blah too. I have noticed that the ratchets don't spring back quite as much as they did when new. They're still certainly usable and haven't affected me ever but it's something I've noticed over time.
Mine did the same thing. The ankle straps slowly wore down to the point where they are not as lively, but they still work great. The toe ones on the other hand got worse and worse until they eventually didn't do squat.
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