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Check out our new product and let us know what you think.



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Interesting. But what happens when you are getting off the lift with 5 other people at the same time and need to use your back foot to petal? That would get annoying. You could unhook it before that... but.. Cool idea though, I have no need for it because my lift rides are only 2-3 minutes. But I could see it being useful for those 15 min lift rides out west.
 

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There's this thing called a heel cup you can put it over your toe and achieve the same thing without having to invest in a foot thong.
I agree. Nice that you had an idea and followed through with doing something about it. Bad problem to solve though, there is no problem. It would be more frustrating dealing with it than worth the effort to fix nothing. Good luck using it on a full lift......
 

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I applaud the effort you put on that design. I personally would not use it because for a traditional bindings, you have the heelcup to use as BA mentioned, and for the flow bindings or other rear-entry bindings you can place your foot in without locking it while on the chairlift. Can you unhook it before you get off the chair and not have it magnetically hook back up? If you try to unhook it ,would that make you bend over to reach it and possibly fall over prior to getting off the chair? some lifts do not have safety bars on them:dunno: just my thoughts, but I wish you luck with it.Thanks for sharing.
 

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Interesting. But what happens when you are getting off the lift with 5 other people at the same time and need to use your back foot to petal? That would get annoying. You could unhook it before that... but.. Cool idea though, I have no need for it because my lift rides are only 2-3 minutes. But I could see it being useful for those 15 min lift rides out west.
When exiting the lift you do so as you normally would. Place your foot in the same spot and the magnet draws the ring out of the hook. I personally don't use a stomp pad and use the binding as leverage to turn and such. Lifty does not get in the way and slides out easily due to the magnet.

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sorry not a fan either...heel cup works for me, plus having to unhook the clip after every chairlift, just another thing i would have to do before i could ride.
 

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I applaud the effort you put on that design. I personally would not use it because for a traditional bindings, you have the heelcup to use as BA mentioned, and for the flow bindings or other rear-entry bindings you can place your foot in without locking it while on the chairlift. Can you unhook it before you get off the chair and not have it magnetically hook back up? If you try to unhook it ,would that make you bend over to reach it and possibly fall over prior to getting off the chair? some lifts do not have safety bars on them:dunno: just my thoughts, but I wish you luck with it.Thanks for sharing.
Lifty is super easy to use and is hands free. There is no need to bend over when connecting the ring to the Langur Hook. You can unhook it before getting off of the lift and it will not cause any problem. Thanks for the good wishes.

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Your video makes you look like some sketchy ass guys. Also you are trying to solve a problem that just doesn't exist. Before you claim it chews up your boots putting your edge on it, I have a set of K2 Thraxis's that have over 150 days on them this season alone and other than one seam blowing out from hiking they're fine plus if I was worried duct tape is only 5 bucks a roll.
 

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this is a stupid idea for a problem that only really exists for idiots.



you should have put as much effort into proving your proof of concept as you did drawing pretty pictures and schematics and diagrams.

lucky for you there are plenty of poser, pussy, stupid, dipshit 5-day-a-year "snowboarders" who will probably make you a millionaire for this retarded idea so better make a spot in the driveway for that Bentley!

personally i have toes and ride bindings with heelcups so i'm good homie.








this is stupid.
 

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All of you are hating pretty hard on them.. I actually think its a great idea. I have heelcups on my bindings but still almost always rest my board on my boot(out of habit), so i know that I have ruined many a boots with my boards. I like the idea of the magnet detaching the ring so that you dont have to bend over to do it. That pretty much takes care of the complaint that everyone on this thread is concerned with (having to reach down to remove it). I wish all the luck to you and would love to pitch in for one. Just wondering why you chose that site and not kickstarter? Ive never heard of that one but I have personally backed probably 20 different kickstarter projects. I think kickstarter has a bigger audience and will increase your chances of hitting your goal. Just my 2 cents
 

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There's this thing called a heel cup you can put it over your toe and achieve the same thing without having to invest in a foot thong.
Precisely. Every time I see some idiot getting pissed about their boots ripping or tearing right above the toes and saying it's not their fault... :RantExplode:

The heel cup works perfect.
 

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lucky for you there are plenty of poser, pussy, stupid, dipshit 5-day-a-year "snowboarders" who will probably make you a millionaire for this retarded idea so better make a spot in the driveway for that Bentley!
However, the money of those poser, pussy, stupid, dipshit 5-day-a-year "snowboarders" is the same colour as yours. If there are enough of them, OP will make money. Otherwise not.

Personally I don't think there's a big enough market, but that's just armchair quarterbacking.
 

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Really small market idea IMO, the only snowboarding chair accessory I know people buy is alcohol or some smoke.
If you invested a lot of time, effort and money into this all I can day is good luck...
 

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Seems like it would have been easier to just make a reinforced piece of material that goes on the toe of your boot to prevent the board from doing damage to it when resting the board there.
 

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I have heelcups/toes and no desire for hangy things on my boots and hooky things on my board... and for that reason, I'm out.
 

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All of you are hating pretty hard on them.. I actually think its a great idea. I have heelcups on my bindings but still almost always rest my board on my boot(out of habit), so i know that I have ruined many a boots with my boards. I like the idea of the magnet detaching the ring so that you dont have to bend over to do it. That pretty much takes care of the complaint that everyone on this thread is concerned with (having to reach down to remove it). I wish all the luck to you and would love to pitch in for one. Just wondering why you chose that site and not kickstarter? Ive never heard of that one but I have personally backed probably 20 different kickstarter projects. I think kickstarter has a bigger audience and will increase your chances of hitting your goal. Just my 2 cents
You really want to know why people are hating this? Because it's a pointless look at me I want to be in snowboarding too company that is solving a problem that is nonexistent.

Do you know the lifespan of a snowboard boot? It used to be 100 days now it's about half that as the average rider goes less than 5 days a year so they will own that boot for almost a decade.
 

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Uhm... to understand the (nonexisting or not) problem... doeas that mean that chairlifts exist that have no bar to put the board/skis on? Is that common?
 

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A lot of chairlifts don't have the safety bars, most older chairlifts at small resorts don't have them.

Anyway, I think you guys need to focus your energy on something else, it's a non issue. Maybe stop sucking meth out of lightbulb before you film videos as well. Seemed like you guys had some serious anxiety promoting your product. Dude didn't blink once!
 
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