Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums - Reply to Topic
Thread: Union Flite Pros on Park Pickle Reply to Thread
Title:
Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 
   

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



  Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

  Topic Review (Newest First)
12-05-2012 08:18 AM
KBNYY This thread has some answers.. as well as this one..

More forward lean is suppose to make heelside turns easier and grab better, but someone will come along that can give you a real down and dirty on it..
12-05-2012 07:07 AM
cntthnko1 I see, thanks. I already got the Pro Flites though and I was wondering what the foward lean adjustment was for? As far as how it changes your ride and stuff?
12-04-2012 09:15 PM
davidjames Yea C3 sample/demo's are a solid way to get great stuff on a tight budget
12-04-2012 09:16 AM
KBNYY
Quote:
Originally Posted by cntthnko1 View Post
What are demo and sample bindings?
Bindings that may have been floor samples at shop so therefore not straight from the box new or demos that may have seen slight use and most likely some minor cosmetic issues.

Nothing wrong with either, they just won't be brand spanking new when you receive them.
12-04-2012 07:10 AM
cntthnko1 What are demo and sample bindings?
12-04-2012 02:10 AM
Alkasquawlik
Quote:
Originally Posted by Extremo View Post
Check c3shop.com for sample and demo bindings. Super good deals for under $150. Worth the money if you can't buy new.
C3-Worldwide | Home of CAPiTA - COAL - UNION
12-03-2012 09:38 PM
Extremo Check c3shop.com for sample and demo bindings. Super good deals for under $150. Worth the money if you can't buy new.
11-26-2012 07:24 PM
cntthnko1 Sweet I'm probably gonna go with the 13' Flites then. So pumped for this season.
11-26-2012 06:17 PM
UNION INHOUSE
Quote:
Originally Posted by cntthnko1 View Post
I'm looking for a binding for my Park Pickle. My budget is around $150 and I'm planning to do all mountain riding, but more of an emphasis on terrain. I live on the ice coast, so not many pow days for me. I guess I'd like something with a similar flex as the park pickle. I got some suggestions earlier, however it was hard to find them in my budget or at a reputable dealer. The 2013 Union Flite Pros looked nice and for a good price, $169: On Sale Union Flite Pro Snowboard Bindings Black/Green 2013 . I heard they might be too soft however. If you guys could also give me suggestions for a reliable website to buy from, that would be much appreciated. I have been looking at Buckmans Ski Shop & Snowboard Shop Skis, Snowboards, Ski Boots, Gear, Apparel - Buckmans.com and The House Burton Snowboards, Snowboard Boots, Bindings, Jackets, Pants, Clothing, K2, Ride, DC, Holden, Bonfire

Thanks
the Flite is a good choice, and arguably the best binding for out the $$$.

It's a softer binding than most Union, but unless you're a really big guy, it won't be an issue.

Phil Jacques rides them regularly. A bunch of his part from last year he's on Flites: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90WJEaaBjmI

Also, Danny Kass' binding is based off the Flite. Danny rides them in all conditions and loves em. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EsVAIl6AE0w

Cheers!
11-26-2012 06:12 PM
FacePlant4Free I have a pickle too n was going for pretty much the same thing as you - i ride some park and a lot of random terrain too n just pretty much jib around a bunch. I went mid flex and got some GNU Choice bindings last year. I like them a lot but not every likes the rear entry.

Maybe check out the Ride Revolts. They're pretty sick for 2013, especially for the price ~$199, and have EVA foot beds and the new slime highbacks (pretty sick in lime green if you ask me) - a little more forgiving laterally, yet pretty darn responsive when you lean back. Would be a decent compromise when riding groomers while still wanting to dick around.

If that's out of your price range, maybe look for the 2012s. They don't have the slime back and would be a little more stiff i guess. I can only speak for the 2013s.

good luck!
This thread has more than 10 replies. Click here to review the whole thread.

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

 
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome