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so i keep seeing people write reviews on bindings needing to be "dialed in":WTF: is that because when i Google it all that comes up is not it!, then when i look on zoomies website on youtube they don't have it...
Basically I have Flow bindings on a lib tech all mountain board
and nothing feels right i question my stance my board and bindings : im sure 90% of it is me but i want my gear to be awesome! so i can be somewhat better i ride on east coast powder "slush"
got any tips?
anything helps
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Dialed in refers to fine tuning stance width, angles, fore/aft adjustments, canting degrees, forward lean etc to get that just right feel. No one can do it for you and it's not a service. It's also the reason some bindings have 20 adjustments while others have 3.
 

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Dialed in refers to fine tuning stance width, angles, fore/aft adjustments, canting degrees, forward lean etc to get that just right feel. No one can do it for you and it's not a service. It's also the reason some bindings have 20 adjustments while others have 3.
Add to this list also ensuring your bindings are adjusted to fit your boots right.
 

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Basically I have Flow bindings on a lib tech all mountain board
and nothing feels right
peace
Many of us have set up Flows and can offer some advice. Also let us know the model/year Flow binding and your boots and size of booth boot & bindings

Please be more specific as too what doesn't feel "right".
  • Loose boot
  • heel lift
  • to much overhang
  • can't slide boot into the binding
  • hard to close highback lever
  • etc....
 

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so here is my board my bindings and my boots i have to dig them out of storage



heel lift= it feels like i have to work hard to engage the toe edge if im facing right foot forward which is my normal stance i litterally have to take my right hand and do like a hugging motion to engage the toe edge
to much overhang= im thinking i dont have this problem because when i bought my set up the store owner was aware of my big feet (13 in DC shoes)
can't slide boot into the binding
hard to close highback lever=this is sometimes a problem it literally feels like i might break the backing when i fit in them then it feels like they losten and i can move my boot around
 

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Hi Tom,

That is a great start. The bindings that you have there are the 2011 Flite 2's. The disc is a little confusing looking as it is a single disc that will work for 4 hole insert patterns (like you have on your Lib) and Burton's 3D Pattern. The 4 strips of 3 holes on the discs are the ones you will use. These can be positioned nose to tail or edge to edge, but more on that later.

What size is the binding?
What size is your foot?
What stance do your ride (width and angles - if you don't know yet that is fine, we can help you there as well)?
What width is the board (measured at the inserts which you will use)?

STOKED!
 

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Hi Tom,

After a quick read, you may have the foostrap too tight at the toes, which makes it hard for your boot to slide in all the way, difficult for you to close and lock the hiback, and difficult for your ankle to feel snug and responsive enough. Try loosening the toe ratchets just 1 or 2 clicks, and then maybe even tighten the ankle ones one or two.

There is a bunch of How-to video's on the Flow website that you will want to watch.
Specific video on how to 'dial in' your specific Flite model, one about stance and how to mount the disk to the board and which holes to choose, and one about the (UniFit) footstraps.

Go here, grab a popcorn and a soda, and enjoy:
FLOW Snowboarding | Video

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