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The Spark R & D Afterburner Binding Used and Reviewed

The Spark R & D Afterburner Binding Used and Reviewed

Our resident backcountry traveler Gary was able to take the Spark R & D Afterburner out into the wilds of Colorado and test this binding. He put it through the paces of seeing how it reacts to skinning, shredding, and all around non resort riding. As a reminder be safe when you head into the […]

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2014 Launch Step-In V2 Binding Used and Reviewed

2014 Launch Step-In V2 Binding Used and Reviewed

You probably saw the picture for this link and thought to yourself what the hell is this and that’s why you clicked on it. This binding has been around for almost a decade just under a different name. It’s something we’ve always wanted to test and see how it held up. This is our review.

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2014 Switchback Bindings Used and Reviewed

2014 Switchback Bindings Used and Reviewed

The idea of building a binding from design concept to working production model in three months is a bit extraordinary, yet Switchback managed to do that. For 2014 there were a few design tweaks that have helped it function a bit better. Here’s our review of this relatively new binding.

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2014 APO Snowboards Dual 2.0 Binding Used and Reviewed

2014 APO Snowboards Dual 2.0 Binding Used and Reviewed

For far too long there haven’t been enough options for people to give the backdoor a try. Apo Snowboards and their long history of French innovation wanted to give their interpretation of sliding it in from the rear with the Dual 2.0 binding. As our feet were too big for this binding we had to […]

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2014 Rossignol Cuda Bindings Used and Reviewed

2014 Rossignol Cuda Bindings Used and Reviewed

After a couple year hiatus from product reviews we brought back Rossignol. The last time we rode the Cuda binding we swore that it was a bear trap for our feet that was destined to kill us. After some revisions on their part since that last encounter we were told to give it a try […]

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2014 Nitro Zero Binding Used and Reviewed

2014 Nitro Zero Binding Used and Reviewed

Nitro’s binding line used to be called Raiden which evidently caused some people confusion in the snowboarding work place. For this year they’ve changed the name to Nitro to help streamline their efforts. Here’s how the Zero stacked up for 2014.

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2014 Rome Mob Boss Binding Used and Reviewed

2014 Rome Mob Boss Binding Used and Reviewed

There seems to be two trains of thought when it comes to bindings uni-body and two piece chassis. For those that are fans of the uni-body this is Romes offering that they should check out. Want to know more? Read the review already!

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2014 Rossignol Cobra Bindings Used and Reviewed

2014 Rossignol Cobra Bindings Used and Reviewed

The last time I attempted to ride a Rossignol binding it felt like I had a twenty pound bear trap mauling my foot and I swore I wouldn’t attempt to ride them again till some things were fixed. Have those issues been addressed? Somewhat, but you can read about that in the review below.

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2014 Nitro Pusher Binding Used and Reviewed

2014 Nitro Pusher Binding Used and Reviewed

For 2014 Raiden is no more, instead Nitro opted to just put their binding line under the same roof. Does it make sense? Sure does. So what does the Pusher have to offer under the new name? Here’s a look at the performance and ride of this binding.

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2014 Rome 390 Boss Binding Used and Reviewed

2014 Rome 390 Boss Binding Used and Reviewed

The Rome 390 Boss a binding that is as versatile as a Swiss Army Knife. You might find yourself riding powder one day or hitting a rail the next and this binding can handle it all. Here’s what we had to say about it in this review.