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Forum: Boards   10-06-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 21,009
Posted By hhaidar
VMAN, those are union atlas. I rode them all last...

VMAN, those are union atlas. I rode them all last seas & they pair nicely w/proto. I have NOW's...also pair very nice but I didn't know what 2 days in the pool would do to straps so I held off!
Forum: Bindings   10-03-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 863
Posted By hhaidar
I would just like to chime in with everyone else....

I would just like to chime in with everyone else. The MOB didn't work for me at all last year. I tested them on a soft deck and they were my least favorite bindings I tested all last year. Couldn't...
Forum: Boards   10-02-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 21,009
Posted By hhaidar
Here's my contribution. Proto CT ready to go for...

Here's my contribution. Proto CT ready to go for a swim at the US Olympic Jumping Center in Lake Placid.
Forum: Boards   04-10-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,580
Posted By hhaidar
Hey Daggs, have a look at the Evo. I rode one...

Hey Daggs, have a look at the Evo. I rode one all last season and it will work great from beginner to advanced riders. I'm on a proto ct this year, and it will definitely be more work to learn on. ...
Forum: Bindings   04-03-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,039
Posted By hhaidar
I have about 7 days on the NOW bindings and...

I have about 7 days on the NOW bindings and overall I liked them a lot. I rode them in as many types of conditions and situations I could come up with. There were some issues w/the pre-production...
Forum: Boards   03-30-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,321
Posted By hhaidar
I will definitely cosign on lonerider and...

I will definitely cosign on lonerider and snowolf's recommendations of 1/1. This is what I use on my Proto for all mountain everything here in VT. Mellow enough to butter, hit boxes/rails etc, but...
Forum: Bindings   02-12-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,011
Posted By hhaidar
i'm running the Atlas on my Proto and very happy...

i'm running the Atlas on my Proto and very happy with then.
Forum: Boards   02-02-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,493
Posted By hhaidar
I teach a LOT of kids and in my experience the...

I teach a LOT of kids and in my experience the chopper is the easiest board for them to learn to ride on. I can't speak to Simon's quality issues...all of the ones i've come into contact with have...
Forum: Boards   01-30-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,552
Posted By hhaidar
Lonerider nailed it pretty good on the edge...

Lonerider nailed it pretty good on the edge bevel. I had mine changed to a 1 degree bevel and I prefer it that way. I ride in VT, often in icy conditions and a 1 degree bevel works fine for that. ...
Forum: Snowboard Reviews   01-26-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 26,734
Posted By hhaidar
i believe the prophecy got discontinued for next...

i believe the prophecy got discontinued for next year. B has a new model coming out called the Genesis.
Forum: Bindings   01-24-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,586
Posted By hhaidar
Gotcha. In that case, Cartels, 390 Boss,...

Gotcha. In that case, Cartels, 390 Boss, Malavitas or Forces are all good choices. I don't think you can go wrong within those 4.
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-24-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,470
Posted By hhaidar
I have to agree with what these guys are telling...

I have to agree with what these guys are telling you. The lessons are SO worth it. SHe'll learn faster, and you'll both have way more fun. I'm a full time instructor and staff trainer and see the...
Forum: Bindings   01-24-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,586
Posted By hhaidar
I would add the Union Atlas to the mix. I used...

I would add the Union Atlas to the mix. I used to ride Cartels and they've always worked well for me, still a good choice. I bought a pair of Atlas to review and they are much more comfortable to...
Forum: Bindings   01-13-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,039
Posted By hhaidar
I have a pretty good mental picture of what...

I have a pretty good mental picture of what they're trying to make happen, even have some thoughts as to how it will feel. I imagine they'll be fun in softer snow, not sure how they'll feel on one...
Forum: Bindings   01-13-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,039
Posted By hhaidar
Fuel to the fire: Now just posted up a video...

Fuel to the fire: Now just posted up a video showing how the binding works. I am reserving judgement on this one until after I ride it....
Forum: Boards   01-03-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,647
Posted By hhaidar
My recent experiences with Never Summer and yes...

My recent experiences with Never Summer and yes Burton's customer service have both been very good. I've also seen how my friends over at Rhythm handle customer service and its pretty impressive as...
Forum: Neversummer   12-23-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 924
Views: 232,354
Posted By hhaidar
today's proto ct update. I'm figuring this board...

today's proto ct update. I'm figuring this board out more and more as I get mileage on it. 1. I like it a lot more with the 1 degree bevel. I feel way safer putting it sideways on a rail or box...
Forum: Bindings   12-23-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,091
Posted By hhaidar
I've been riding the Atlas this season and love...

I've been riding the Atlas this season and love them. you can check my review over @Geeks of Shred! (http://www.geeksofshred.com) if you want an in depth piece. cliff notes for you though. It kicks...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-22-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,692
Posted By hhaidar
push the bush for topside. (adults).

push the bush for topside. (adults).
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-21-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,692
Posted By hhaidar
jlm: "be a banana" equals 100 percent awesome!...

jlm: "be a banana" equals 100 percent awesome! I'm SO using that.
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-21-2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,692
Posted By hhaidar
snowolf NAILED IT. Comfortable on the toe edge...

snowolf NAILED IT. Comfortable on the toe edge traversing and skidding to a stop is a must before turning. Teach her to look up, squeeze knees down to toes (pretend ankle strap is an orange and...
Forum: Bindings   12-19-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 923
Posted By hhaidar
love them. I just posted cliff notes on my...

love them. I just posted cliff notes on my review in the "equipment reviews" section of the forum. There is a link to the full review if you want to get very detailed.
Forum: Bindings   12-19-2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,692
Posted By hhaidar
congrats on purchase. I am interested to see...

congrats on purchase. I am interested to see what you think of the Force MC. let us know! I haven't talked to anyone who's ridden them. Enjoy!
Forum: Snowboard Reviews   12-18-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,599
Posted By hhaidar
ok, my quick setup guide to the bindings. Its...

ok, my quick setup guide to the bindings. Its easier to set up them up before mounting them to the snowboard. If the boot sits in the binding with equal amounts of toe and heel overhang you're good....
Forum: Snowboard Reviews   12-17-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,599
Posted By hhaidar
Union Atlas Review.

Hey everyone. After a week on the new Union Atlas we posted up a review on Geeks of Shred. Cliff notes: my first pair of Unions and I'm really impressed. Good attention to detail, light and strong....
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